Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a Spanish-speaking attorney, or law graduate who will take the
next available bar examination to provide direct representation and community outreach and education to individuals seeking legal assistance in a variety of affirmative and defensive immigration matters.
This position will be based in Eastern Washington, in either NWIRP’s Granger or Wenatchee office. These offices serve a client base consisting largely of farmworkers and their families. The selected candidate will be informed of placement at time of offer.
The staff attorney will provide legal assistance to community members through: (1) direct representation (2) individual consultations; (3) self-help assistance in the form of community workshops and legal clinics; and (4) community education. The attorney will provide legal representation in various matters, but will focus on 1) defending individuals in removal proceedings; 2) representing victims of crime in applying for immigration benefits (including self-petitions, U visas, T visas, and other forms of relief); and 3) representing community members seeking immigration status through family visa petitions. The attorney may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters as needed.
Beginning annual salary is $64,201 for a licensed attorney with no experience and is higher for attorneys with specific types of experience.
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