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:

Eliana Nader

Magaletta & McCarthy, PC

225 Friend Street, Suite 501

Boston, MA 02114

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Eliana Nader at ENader@magaletta.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, a subsidiary of Northeast Legal Aid, seeks a staff attorney for its Immigration Unit. Bilingual (Spanish-English) required; experience working with children seeking legal status in U.S. helpful.

Please send a resume, two references and a cover letter to creardon@nla-ma.org.

Equal opportunity employer.

Posted 9.13.2018

Immigration Attorney –Milagros Immigration Law, LLC

We are a friendly, collegial, high volume practice. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with removal defense and family immigration applications. The successful candidate will have strong academic and professional credentials, excellent writing skills, exacting attention to detail, experience Asylum /Removal defense, IV and NIV petitions. Candidate must be a member of the bar of any state.

Salary commensurate with applicable experience.

Interested applicants should contact milascrz@gmail.com with resume and cover letter.  No phone calls please.

Posted 9.13.2018

Asylum Program Director

Based in Portland, Maine, the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) is Maine’s only state-wide 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 is seeking an Asylum Program Director who is responsible for overseeing ILAP’s Asylum Program including recruiting, training, and mentoring pro bono attorneys; intake and screening of new clients; and handling a limited case load of asylum cases. The Asylum Program is supported by an asylum paralegal who is supervised by the Asylum Program Director.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage Pro Bono Asylum Panel of 160 attorneys, including recruitment, training and mentoring of pro bono
  • Maintain relationships with Maine law firms and the Bar in order to strengthen pro bono attorney recruitment and retention. Work with the Director of the University of Maine School of Law Refugee and Human Rights Clinic and law students on collaborations related to asylum.
  • Coordinate asylum intake process and case placement with the Pro Bono Asylum Panel.
  • Supervise ILAP’s asylum paralegal and coordinate with other ILAP staff attorneys handling asylum cases. Supervise volunteers and interns supporting the Asylum Program.
  • Identify modifications and improvements that should be made to ILAP’s Asylum Program as policies and community needs shift.
  • Provide education and outreach on asylum issues to service providers and immigrant groups, and participate in asylum related working groups.
  • Provide full representation to a limited number of asylum clients.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities deemed appropriate by the Legal Director or Executive Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • J.D. and member in good standing of any state Bar.
  • At least three years of experience representing individuals in asylum cases, including removal defense.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Prior experience mentoring and supervising volunteers, particularly other attorneys, is desirable.
  • Strong analytical, research, and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, including having strong detail-orientation, planning, and organizing skills; and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law or to working with low-income populations, and an ability to work well with individuals from different cultures and with varying levels of English proficiency.
  • Language skills preferred, especially French. Spanish, Portuguese, Somali, and Arabic language skills are also desirable.

 

COMPENSATION

Starting salary is $53,000 for those with the minimum of three years of experience; and higher for those with more experience. Competitive benefits package.

 

TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample by e-mail to Sue Roche, Executive Director, at sroche@ilapmaine.org. Review of applications will begin on September 21st and will continue until the position is filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 9.10.2018

Immigration Attorney

Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C. is growing.  We are a friendly, collegial, high volume practice. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with a variety of business and family immigration applications. The successful candidate will have strong academic and professional credentials, excellent writing skills, exacting attention to detail, experience with PERM, IV and NIV petitions and the ability to manage corporate clients and multiple projects.

Candidates must be a member of the Massachusetts bar.

Salary commensurate with applicable experience.   We hire for the long-term and offer a competitive salary, health benefits and retirement plan. Interested applicants should contact careers@iandoli.com with resume and cover letter.

No phone calls please.

Posted 8.27.2018

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

Tocci & Lee, LLC, a congenial national Business Immigration law firm is seeking an Associate Attorney to work in our Centerville office. We will consider part-time schedules as well as full-time schedules with the option to work remotely for the right candidate.  Ideal candidates for the position will have a minimum of 2 years of experience with a variety of business immigration applications.

The successful candidate will have strong academic and professional credentials, excellent writing skills, exacting attention to detail, experience with PERM, IV and NIV petitions and the ability to manage corporate clients and multiple projects.

We offer great benefits and a pleasant work environment that supports a healthy work-life balance.

Salary commensurate with applicable experience.

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirement to kwait@toccilee.com.

No phone calls please.

Posted 8.9.2018

Experienced business immigration attorney opening

Chin & Curtis, LLP has an opening for an attorney with 2 to 4 years of business immigration experience, including in depth PERM experience, as well as strong experience in a broad range of nonimmigrant categories.  Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills are required and the candidate must have a demonstrated track record of providing exceptional client service while working within a fast-paced environment.  Candidate must be a member of the Massachusetts bar.

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to jobs@chincurtis.com for consideration.

No phone calls please.

Posted 8.8.2018

Western Massachusetts immigration law firm seeks associate.  We have a diverse client base, including universities, hospitals, and individuals, and offer high-quality legal work in a family-friendly environment.  For more information, see our website at www.curranberger.com.  Send cover letter and resume to jc@curranberger.com.

Posted 7.30.2018

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