MetroWest Legal Services is a non-profit 501(c) 3 law firm established in 1976 that provides free civil legal aid to low-income, disabled and elderly people throughout MetroWest. The MWLS service area includes 36 towns in Central and South Middlesex and Southern Norfolk county.
Job applicants must demonstrate a commitment to justice for low-income individuals, strong legal skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. MetroWest Legal Services offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.
IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY
MetroWest Legal Services (MWLS) seeks a full-time staff attorney to primarily represent undocumented immigrant youth in a variety of immigration matters including, but not limited to, petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U-Visas and applications for asylum before the USCIS and EOIR. Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years of experience in relevant immigration law; experience working with immigrants, strong writing and oral advocacy skills, and strong administrative skills. Applicants should have a demonstrated experience working in the public interest or legal aid environment, be passionate about achieving justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income clients, and be a creative team-player committed to securing lasting results for immigrant clients. In addition, qualified candidates should have excellent organizational skills, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines. Ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese is required. Admission to the Massachusetts State Bar is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits offered.
To apply: Please send cover letter including salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to
MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain Street, Suite 304
Framingham, MA 01702.
An Equal Opportunity Employer