Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, is expanding its Immigration Representation Project. We have several immediate openings for attorneys to provide legal representation to immigrant detainees and other noncitizens facing deportation. The positions will require some travel to ICE detention facilities and immigration courts in Newark and Elizabeth, and USCIS offices in Newark and Mount Laurel. While previous related experience will be highly valued, we will also consider hiring and training candidates with an excellent academic record and demonstrated commitment to assisting and advocating for low income people. Spanish fluency highly desirable.
LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.
To be considered please send the online application, a resume and a cover letter detailing previous related experience, along with states and dates of bar admissions and clearly stated salary requirements. Also please include three recent legal writing samples. Send all information to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
Position open until filled.