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:

Adrienne J. Vaughan

Law Office of Adrienne J. Vaughan LLC

1895 Centre Street, Suite 202

West Roxbury, MA 02132

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Adrienne J. Vaughan at adriennejv@ajvimmigrationlaw.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.

Northeast Justice Center seeks Legal Aid Staff Attorney –  Immigration Unit

(posted 9/9/19)

Northeast Justice Center, a subsidiary of Northeast Legal Aid, seeks a staff attorney for its Immigration Unit. Bilingual (Spanish-English) strongly preferred.  NJC provides free civil legal services to low-income and elderly individuals in Northern Middlesex and Essex counties with offices in Lynn, Lawrence and Lowell.  NJC provides services in the following practice areas: elder, immigration, housing, consumer protection, and public benefits.  Please send a resume and two references to creardon@nla-ma.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

RSST Law Group seeks business immigration associate and law clerk

(posted 9/9/19)

RSST Law Group is looking for a business immigration associate to join our thriving employment-based immigration practice. This associate will work as part of a team providing high-quality legal services to outstanding researchers and individuals of extraordinary ability who are employed by universities, hospitals, and research organizations. The associate will work closely with a Partner and support staff to draft lengthy legal documents; correspond directly with clients; and attend interviews at the USCIS local office as needed. The associate will also support other immigrant and nonimmigrant cases as needed, as well as a small volume of family-based and naturalization cases.

The ideal candidate will have a JD, MA license, and excellent writing, multi-tasking, prioritizing and time management skills.  Business immigration experience, including experience with EB-1, O-1, and/or National Interest Waiver cases, is required.  The successful candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, responsive, and have a strong sense of accountability and ability to take ownership of and responsibility for cases.

The part-time, entry-level law clerk will draft lengthy legal documents and may have limited correspondence with clients.  The ideal candidate will be working towards a JD and have a strong interest in writing and gaining business immigration experience. 

 

To Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Sally Penney, Firm Administrator, at spenney@rsstlawgroup.com, or by mail to RSST Law Group, 50 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA  02109.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements via email to Sally Penney at spenney@rsstlawgroup.com, or by mail to RSST Law Group, 50 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA  02109. 

RSST Law Group is a boutique immigration law firm located in downtown Boston near Faneuil Hall.  At RSST Law Group, we take an attorney-centric approach to cases, meaning that there is always attorney involvement throughout an immigration process, and the attorney is always accessible to clients.  RSST Law Group is, by design, a collaborative firm wherein attorneys constantly share knowledge and expertise and collaborate closely with one another.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous PTO plus all Federal holidays, health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, and 401(k) (with employer match), and several pre-tax benefits programs (e.g. Flexible Spending program, Commuter Benefits).  

Araujo & Fisher seeks Associate Attorney 

(posted 8/21/19)

Araujo & Fisher is an immigration and family law firm based in downtown Boston, MA. We represent immigration clients in family-based, employment-based, humanitarian and removal cases. We also represent individuals before family courts on divorce, custody, separate support, prenuptial agreements and guardianship matters.  We are seeking an associate attorney who will assist in all aspects of our immigration law practice and who is interested in learning/practicing family law.

Requirements:

·   Minimum two years experience in immigration law, experience in family law a plus

·   Admission to the bar of Massachusetts or ability to waive in

·   Conversational Spanish or Portuguese a plus, but not required

Salary based on experience. Benefits include fully-paid health and dental insurance, public transportation benefit, paid sick time and vacation. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@araujofisher.com

ILAP Seeks Legal Program Assistant

(posted 8/22/19)

Based in Portland, Maine, the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) is Maine’s only statewide immigration legal aid organization. ILAP’s mission is to help low-income immigrants improve their legal status and to work for more just and humane laws and policies affecting immigrants. ILAP’s work includes direct legal services for over 3,000 clients each year; education and outreach to immigrant communities and service providers; and systemic advocacy on local, state, and federal immigration law issues.


POSITION DESCRIPTION
ILAP seeks a full-time Legal Program Assistant who is responsible for meeting and greeting clients and connecting them with the appropriate staff or program at ILAP; and providing administrative support for the smooth operation of ILAP’s direct legal services program.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 General receptionist duties, including: answering phones; greeting clients; managing the flow of clients visiting ILAP in a busy office environment; explaining ILAP’s intake process to first time callers and walk-in clients; and scheduling clients for intake appointments.

 Provide administrative support to legal staff, including data entry into the case management program; filing and photocopying; calling clients to confirm appointments; assisting with the creation and distribution of pro se client materials; and other office and administrative assistance as needed.
 Support ILAP’s volunteer program, including managing volunteer inquiries; helping recruit and interview potential legal, clerical, and development volunteers; and supervising administrative volunteers.
 Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities deemed appropriate by the Legal Director.


QUALIFICATIONS
 Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent, or relevant experience.
 Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, database experience).
 High attention to detail; excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task.
 Ability to work in a busy office where interruptions are frequent.
 Excellent people skills and ability to work with clients from various cultures and with varying levels of English proficiency.
 Prior experience working with or managing volunteers is helpful

 Fluency in English and proficiency in French required. Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic language skills are also very desirable.

COMPENSATION
Salary is $32,000 with a competitive benefits package.

TO APPLY
Send cover letter and resume by e-mail to Phil Mantis, Legal Director,
at pmantis@ilapmaine.org. Review of applications will begin on August 30 and will continue until the position is filled.