AILA New England Classifieds

Individual Office for sublease

(Posted 10/26/2020)

Individual Office for sublease half a block from the Lechmere Green Line Stop and across the street from the Middlesex Probate and Family Court. Office is about 150 square feet in a suite on the second floor of a small building. It has three operable windows and gets plenty of natural light. Ideal space for a solo attorney or accountant. The three other offices in the suite are currently occupied by attorneys. $820.00/month includes utilities, internet and use of kitchenette and conference room. Available November 15th 2020-September 30th 2021 but the sublease can be extended beyond that date. Contact Rachel at rachel@rachelbenedictlaw.com if interested.

 

Victim Rights Law Center Seeks Senior Immigration Attorney

(Posted 10/26/2020)

Title: Senior Immigration Attorney

Status: Full-time

Location: Boston, Massachusetts (temporarily remote)

 

Organization:

The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is a nonprofit law center that provides free legal representation to survivors of sexual assault throughout Massachusetts and in Oregon, and national training and support for lawyers, advocates, and other victim service providers. The VRLC’s mission is to provide legal representation to survivors of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives; and to promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. We are committed to transforming the response to sexual violence through survivor-led legal practice that centers the needs and experiences of survivors experiencing oppression. This position will be filled by a candidate who has a desire to work collaboratively with a team of attorneys and a commitment to serving marginalized or underserved populations. The VRLC deeply values diverse voices and perspectives on our team. People of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, survivors, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
§ Supervise junior immigration attorney(s) including case mentorship and professional development
§ Provide sexual assault survivors with comprehensive legal consultations, representation, and referrals
§ Assist and represent survivors of sexual violence with immigration remedies including U visas, VAWA self-petitions, T visas, battered spouse waivers, adjustments of status, petitions for work authorization
§ Represent survivors in privacy and safety matters, along with limited criminal justice system advocacy
§ Represent sexual assault survivors in telephonic and Zoom hearings
§ Participate in weekly intake and case assessment meetings as well as organization-wide immigration team 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 multi-disciplinary team of legal practitioners

Required Qualifications:
§ Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in good standing– 5 years required; 7+ years preferred
§ 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
§ Experience supervising attorneys
§ Experience conducting in-person and/or remote trainings
§ Experience with non-profit leadership
Salary: $56,000-$70,000

TO APPLY: To apply send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@victimrights.org with both your last name and “Senior 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 10/15/2020)

Seeking a full-time, experienced immigration paralegal. Prefer experience with O-1s and EB-1As, which is a specialization of our full-service boutique law firm. We have been in business 20+ years, primarily serving visual and performing artists as well as science and business professionals. Must have strong writing and communication skills. Experience with H-1B, J, L, PERM, AOS a plus but not necessary.

Hybrid work-from-home with employer-provided laptop, with minimum 1-2 days per week in office (Concord, MA) with two other employees @ 6’ distance. Flexible work hours and days in office possible. Masks are required in office building. Free parking and 0.9 miles/20 minute walk from West Concord commuter rail station. Competitive salary commensurate with experience, health insurance benefits, and two week paid vacation.

COVID-19 considerations:
Hand sanitizer available office wide. Masks available. Social distancing practiced throughout the office.

Please direct applications to EAimmigrationhiring@gmail.com.

 

Mid-Level Immigration Attorney Position Available at RSST Law Group

(Posted 10/9/2020)

RSST Law Group is looking for an immigration associate who will work as part of a team providing high-quality legal services our clients, which include global companies, start-ups, non-profit organizations, hospitals and universities, among others. The associate will work closely with a Partner and support staff on the full range of employment-based immigration matters, including immigrant petitions (EB-1A, EB-1B, NIW, and PERM) and nonimmigrant petitions (O-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, etc.).  Along with typical case review and oversight tasks, work will include drafting lengthy legal documents; corresponding directly with clients; attending interviews at the USCIS local office as needed; and supporting the Partner in practice management and case coordination.

Initially, the position will be partially remote; the associate will be expected to report to the office at least one day/week (potentially more as needed).  Long-term, the position will be based primarily in the office.

The ideal candidate will have a JD, MA license, and excellent writing, multi-tasking, prioritizing and time management skills.  2 – 5+ years of business immigration experience, including experience 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 and client relationships.

Please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirements to hiring@rsstlawgroup.com.

RSST Law Group was founded in 1984 and our attorneys specialize in U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. As a full-service immigration practice, RSST Law Group offers comprehensive immigration solutions to employment-based and family-based clients and those seeking naturalization.  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.  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/Parking Benefits).

 

The Rian Immigrant Center is seeking a full-time attorney.

(Posted 10/1/2020)

The Rian Immigrant Center is searching for a full-time attorney dedicated to providing immigration legal services, primarily affirmative family and humanitarian applications, to low-income communities. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits, and the opportunity to work (remotely, for the time being) in a committed team of advocates. For more information and details on applying, please see the the posting on our website.

 

The Law Offices of Jeff Goldman is seeking immigration paralegals with experience.

(Posted 9/30/2020)

Interesting clients, great collegial work environment, fun place to work. Competitive salary and benefits, and we encourage professional growth and education. Looking for someone with extensive experience with strategic H-1B, L-1, O-1, E-1/2 petitions, Extraordinary Ability petitions, and PERM applications. We have offices in Salem and Cambridge MA and San Mateo CA, but this position is for our Salem, MA office. Please send resume to Miriam@jeffgoldmanimmigration.com

 

Celedon Law has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Attorney in our office in Marlborough.

(Posted 9/30/2020) 

Specific job duties include:
Qualified job candidates must have:

· 1-2 years of professional legal experience in family and business immigration law in a
high-volume immigration practice
· Will consider candidates with strong EOIR experience and/or experience preparing and
filing employment-based non-immigrant (H, O, and L) and immigrant visa petitions
(PERM)
· Ability to interface independently with clients
· Detail-oriented with exceptional communication and writing skills
· Strong legal research and writing ability, with prior experience preparing motions and
memoranda for submission to EOIR
· Ability to manage deadlines and prioritize workload
· Stay current on immigration law developments
· Collaborate with a team of paralegals and attorneys
· Candidates need to be driven, organized, with great client relations and be able to manage
deadlines and multiple cases
· Probate Court experience a plus
Job Requirements:
· JD degree
· Bar Admission and Member in good standing

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of interest to
leda@celedonlaw.com

 

 

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