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Supervising Attorney (Immigrant Youth Advocacy Program)


Supervising Attorney (Immigrant Youth Advocacy Program): HIAS Pennsylvania is excited to add a Supervising Attorney to our Immigrant Youth Advocacy Program.  The Youth Team advocates for immigrant youth in removal proceedings and works to help our young clients achieve stability in the United States. We’re looking for an attorney with immigration law experience who is excited to join a dynamic team of advocates and develop their leadership and supervision skills. Please share this announcement widely to anyone who might be interested. To share ideas for additional places to explore, please send a quick note to our search consultant at Thank you!


Required Qualifications

  • Eligible to practice before USCIS (admitted to practice law in any state or fully accredited  representative)

  • Experience in immigration representation (experience with removal defense, SIJS and asylum preferred)

  • Passion for HIAS PA’s mission and work

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse colleagues, collaborators and stakeholders

  • Ability to work with youth who have experienced trauma

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office / Microsoft 365 applications.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years of experience in immigration law, especially in removal defense, SIJS and asylum

  • Prior experience as a supervisor

  • Experience in a public interest organization

  • Experience working with youth

  • Experience working with people who have experienced trauma

  • Spanish proficiency, or desire to learn Spanish.  (Spanish proficiency is not required. The Supervising Attorney will have access to virtual interpreters for work with non-English speaking clients. Candidates who are not proficient in Spanish should have a desire to learn. This position includes funding for Spanish language instruction with built-in time for language study.)

To Apply: 

To apply please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, in pdf format, to In the subject line, please state “Application for Supervising Attorney – Immigrant Youth Advocacy.”  


We are accepting applications until the position is filled.

If you have questions about this position or our process, please contact our hiring consultant Steve Eppler-Epstein ( ).


Submission Deadline: 
April 13, 2024
Organization Information: 
HIAS Pennsylvania
600 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
Phone: 215-832-0900