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Staff Attorney – MetroWest Legal Services

MetroWest Legal Services (MWLS) seeks a full-time staff attorney to primarily represent undocumented immigrant youth in a variety of immigration matters including, but not limited to, petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U-Visas and applications for asylum before the USCIS and EOIR. Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years of experience in relevant immigration law; experience working with immigrants, strong writing and oral advocacy skills, and strong administrative skills. Applicants should have a demonstrated experience working in the public interest or legal aid environment, be passionate about achieving justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income clients, and be a creative team-player committed to securing lasting results for immigrant clients. In addition, qualified candidates should have excellent organizational skills, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines. Ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese is required. Admission to the Massachusetts State Bar is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits offered.

To apply: Please send cover letter including salary requirements and resume to bsoule@mwlegal.org or by regular mail to

MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain Street, Suite 304
Framingham, MA 01702.

An Equal Opportunity Employer