The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC are accepting applications for an Attorney to focus on Immigration law. Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to reducing poverty and ensuring family stability through effective legal assistance. Legal Aid provides civil legal services in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio.
Our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to our client community with emphasis on representation in court and administrative hearings. We participate with nonprofit agencies and other groups to stabilize families and improve systems affecting low-income people. Legal Aid has four practice groups: Housing and Consumer; Income, Work, and Health; Family and Immigration; and Children & Education. We have current openings in all practice areas. Legal Aid’s Immigration group focuses on remedies for survivors of partner violence, trafficking and crime, and SIJS cases.Qualifications
We are seeking applicants who are admitted to practice law in Ohio or are licensed in another state and eligible for temporary admission. The successful applicant will have:
- Experience advocating for the interests of low-income clients with some expertise in Immigration Law
- Strong academic record
- Excellent organization, writing, and communication skills
- Demonstrated ability and willingness to handle a demanding workload
- Creativity and problem-solving skills
- Reliable transportation to serve clients in a seven-county service area
- Fluency in Spanish, a plus
Starting salary is $63,600 or more, depending on experience. Legal Aid offers an excellent benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans, generous PTO, substantial training opportunities, and a professional work environment including paralegal and legal assistant support.
The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Legal Aid offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process. If you need assistance, you may request an accommodation.
Please submit all of the listed items, as Word or pdf documents, attached to an email:
- Cover letter explaining the reasons for your interest,
- Current resume,
- Law school transcript,
- Contact information for three professional references, and
- Writing sample.
Please note “Immigration Attorney Hiring Committee LAS075-23” in subject line, and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not call. Interviews will be arranged by Employer.