Staff Attorney- Violence Against Women Act Unit

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Description

Summary:

The attorney will provide legal assistance to community members through: (1) direct representation (2) individual consultations; and (3) community education. The attorney will focus on providing representation on cases involving T and U visa petitions, and other forms of humanitarian immigration relief. The attorney will also provide representation in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court. The staff attorney may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters.

 

Compensation:

Beginning annual salary is $64,201 for a licensed attorney with no experience and is higher for attorneys with specific types of experience. For example, for someone with 10 years of non-profit immigration attorney experience, the annual salary would be $87,624; 20 years = $103,889.

 

Benefits:

NWIRP is proud to be a unionized employer, and this full time position is covered by NWIRP’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. NWIRP offers a generous benefits package, including 100% of premiums for excellent health, vision and dental plans; 3% employer retirement contributions; disability/life/AD&D coverage; annual leave of 16 paid vacation days, 13 paid holidays, 12 paid health-related days; 12 weeks of paid parenthood leave after 6 months of employment; and partially paid sabbatical after 6 years of employment.

 

Full consideration will be given to those who apply by February 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm, but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Please see the full Job Description hyperlinked below as well as attached in this email.

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