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:

Mahsa Khanbabai
Khanbabai Immigration Law
115 Main Street, Suite 1B
North Easton, MA 02356

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Mahsa Khanbabai at mahsa@mk-immigration.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.

Classifieds

Positions

Immigration Attorney – Clark Lau LLC is growing and we invite you to join a collegial team providing high-touch employment-, accomplishment-, and family-based immigration solutions to employers and individuals.  The ideal candidate must have strong writing and case management skills, experience working in a team environment, appetite for business development, and demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.  Immigration experience and Massachusetts bar admission required; initiative and innovation a plus.  We hire for the long-term and offer a competitive salary, full health benefits (medical, dental, and vision), retirement plan, and gym membership.  School loan repayment program available.  Interested applicants should contact Managing Partner Vince Lau directly (vlau@clarklau.com) in confidence with resume and cover letter.

Posted 5.4.2018

Staff Attorney Position

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 a full-time staff attorney who will provide legal representation to low-income clients in a wide range of immigration matters. The attorney will also provide legal consultations, conduct legal intake for new clients, help supervise paralegals and legal volunteers, and participate in outreach activities as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide full legal representation to low-income clients in a wide range of immigration matters including VAWA, U, and T visa petitions, asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, family-based petitions, naturalization, and removal defense cases.
  • Conduct legal consultations in person and by phone at ILAP’s office in Portland and periodically at a satellite location in Milbridge.
  • Act as “attorney of the day” to assess new cases during intake.
  • Help to train and supervise interns and volunteers and review their work product.
  • Participate in outreach activities and collaborations as needed.
  • 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.
  • Prior experience with immigration matters.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • 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 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.
  • Spanish language skills strongly preferred. French, Somali, Arabic, or Portuguese language skills are desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION

Beginning salary is $48,000 or more depending on experience, with a 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 April 30th and will continue until the position is filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 4.12.2018

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY for well-established law firm with exclusive focus on immigration law, located in Portland, Maine. Prior immigration-related legal experience REQUIRED, along with a commitment to living and working in Maine.  Practice offers a dynamic, collegial environment with a dedication to high quality, professional, personalized service across business-related, family-based, removal and all other areas of immigration. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to the field of immigration law, excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to stay organized, think critically and creatively, take initiative and manage a complex and varied caseload.  Send cover letter, resume and a variety of writing samples to Practice Administrator, Landis Arn & Jaynes, P.A., 222 St. John Street, Suite 321, Portland, ME 04102 or an e-mail to jem@landisarn.com. Please reference “attorney position” in the subject line.

Posted 4.23.2018

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

GOFFWILSON, P.A., a Concord, NH firm with a regional and national immigration practice seeks an immigration attorney with 5 or more years’ experience and  significant Business immigration experience. Our office is located in the capital of NH which offers a clean and safe environment in which to live or raise a family, with mountains and beaches within an hour’s drive.  Candidates should have experience in a broad range of business immigration matters, the ability to provide exceptional client service and experience managing legal assistants. The candidate will have experience managing a caseload successfully and demonstrated record of establishing client relations through marketing strategies. The position requires continued client development and marketing. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney who wants to have an ownership interest in a successful, well established law practice. Compensation based upon experience and portfolio. We are a great group and invite your inquiry! Please send resume and letter of interest in confidence to hiring@goffwilson.com.

Posted 3.28.2018

Tired of billable hours? The “big city” wearing you down? Are you awesome? Because we are looking to add to our A+ team. FordMurray, a business immigration law firm based in Portland, Maine with a national clientele, is seeking an associate attorney with solid business immigration experience and a modest book of portable business. We pride ourselves on providing top-level client service while working in a comfortable, fun, and supportive environment. We have the infrastructure to help you grow your practice, develop as an attorney, and build a practice that you enjoy; all from the comfort of one of the best small cities in the U.S. Send your resume along with a cover letter outlining your practice, your interests in business immigration (what kind of practice do you want to have), your potential portable business, and the last three things you read that moved you and why to Russell C. Ford at FordMurray (russell@fordmurraylaw.com) for consideration.

Posted 3.20.2018

Bilingual Spanish or Portuguese associate attorney sought with preferably 3-5 years of experience with immigration law and litigation or an immigration law school clinical background. Excellent communication and writing/research skills are required. We focus in removal defense, USCIS family, self-petition and asylum based immigration laws, NVC processing, probate and CIS representation for Special Immigrant Juvenile, and federal court litigation including petitions for review. We also provide criminal defense including post conviction relief.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please provide a writing sample related to immigration law. Benefits include health, retirement, 100 percent paid dental and vision plans, and voluntary disability, life, and accident insurance.  No headhunters or phone calls please.  Email resume and writing sample to law@rubinpom.com.

Posted 2.14.2018

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