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AILA New England Classifieds

Local Advertising Instructions

Any AILA member or non-member may post a classified ad for a job opening, position wanted, office space for rent by a Chapter member or moving notice/new contact info on both the AILA National website "InfoNet" and the AILA New England chapter website or via a one-time e-mail to the AILA New England listserve, which will be delivered to all the members of the AILA New England Chapter with email addresses registered with AILA National. The cost is $50.00 for the one-time e-mail, $75.00 for the one-time e-mail and one-month online posting and $100.00 for the one-time e-mail and three-months posting online.

In order to post your ad you must prepay the appropriate amount by check, payable to AILA N.E. Chapter. Mail your check to the Chapter's Treasurer as follows:

Mahsa Khanbabai
Khanbabai Immigration Law
115 Main Street, Suite 1B
North Easton, MA 02356

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Mahsa Khanbabai at mahsa@mk-immigration.com with the content for the ad - exactly as you want it to appear in the e-mail and/or posted on the website.  You must be specific and concise in your e-mail as to where you want responses sent and what you want the ad to say.  AILA NE Chapter will not edit or review the ad so please proofread your material. The ad will be posted upon receipt of your payment.


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Title:               Victim Rights Law Center Immigration Attorney

Status:             Full-time

Location:         Boston, Massachusetts

 

Victim Rights Law Center’s Boston, Massachusetts office is hiring an immigration attorney! As the national dialogue about sexual violence prioritizes the legal needs of sexual assault victims, more survivors are coming forward with their safety, privacy, education, housing, employment, financial stability, and immigration needs. We need smart, compassionate attorneys to join us in leading a new response to sexual violence.

 

Organization:

Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is a nonprofit law center that provides free legal representation to victims of sexual assault throughout Massachusetts and in Oregon and national training and support for lawyers and advocates on the civil legal needs of rape and sexual assault victims. VRLC’s mission is to provide legal representation to survivors of sexual violence to help rebuild their lives; and to promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. All applicants must agree with VRLC’s mission statement and philosophy regarding our commitment to improving the response to sexual violence, empowerment, and inclusiveness. This position will be filled by an attorney with a strong work ethic, a passion for mission-driven work, good sense of humor, and a commitment to addressing the needs of marginalized communities.

 

Responsibilities:

§  Provide sexual assault survivors with comprehensive legal consultations, representation, and referrals

§  Represents survivors of sexual violence on immigration remedies including U visas, VAWA self-petitions,T visas, battered spouse waivers, adjustments of status, petitions for work authorization, as well as privacy, safety, and limited criminal justice system advocacy.

§  Participate in weekly intake and case assessment meetings

§  Conduct strategic outreach to community partners throughout Massachusetts

§  Train, mentor, and support pro bono attorneys representing VRLC clients

§  Participate in the collection of accurate client services data collection

§  Work collaboratively with a team of lawyers

 

Required Qualifications:

§  Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts for a minimum of 2 years and in good standing

§  Immigration law experience (VAWA/U/T/Asylum experience preferred)

§  Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese (spoken and written skills)

§  Experience working with trauma survivors and marginalized communities (e.g. LGBTQ,communities of color, people with disabilities, youth)

§  Valid driver’s license and comfortable driving throughout the Commonwealth

 

Preferred Qualifications:

§  Courtroom experience

 

TO APPLY: To apply send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@victimrights.orgwith both your last name and “MA Immigration Attorney” as the subject of your email.  No phone calls please.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted 6.19.17


1 mo 

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