GBLS is an AA/EO/accessible employer committed to diversity in the workforce and regards differences as assets.
Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks a long term temp staff attorney for a period of 18 months. The attorney will work in the Immigration Unit and will represent clients in a variety of immigration matters including removal defense, defensive and affirmative asylum claims, special immigrant juvenile status petitions, VAWA self-petitions, “U” and “T” visas, and other immigration matters before the USCIS and EOIR.
Requirements: Admitted to the Massachusetts bar with no more than 5 years of experience in immigration law, including asylum; experience working with immigrant clients from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, strong writing and oral advocacy skills, and strong administrative skills. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Salary is based on a union scale. GBLS offers a generous benefits package and a student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail at email@example.com. Please refer to Job Code: LTT-IMM when applying for this position. Deadline is April 11, 2019 or until position is filled.