Attorney

Start Date: Flexible

Hours: Full-time; Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm

Supervisor: Attorney Erin Schutte Wadzinski

Location: 906 3rd Ave, Worthington, Minnesota (open to some but not all work being done remotely)

 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Represents individuals in immigration matters such as asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U visas, adjustment of status, and naturalization
  • Hold initial consultations with individuals to understand their immigration situation and provide legal guidance on available options for relief
  • Defend individuals in removal proceedings by liaising with Immigration Court and representing clients during hearings
  • Represent clients in affirmative applications with US Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • Supervise legal assistant(s) and interns
  • Assist with legal education efforts, including planning and providing workshops, producing legal education materials, and conducting outreach to social service and community-based organizations

 

What We Are Looking For:

  • You have your J.D. and admission to a State Bar (Minnesota preferred but not required)
  • You have professional proficiency in Spanish
  • You have a genuine willingness to embrace individuals from all regions of the world, regardless of race, religion, national origin, social class, political view, or any other categorization
  • You have interest in a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of immigrants and their family members
  • You are a creative thinker with superior communication skills
  • You have excellent organization skills, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and to effectively interact with young people, management, and program staff

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and a cover letter to Attorney Erin at erin@kivulaw.com. To learn more about our team, visit https://kivulaw.com/immigration-lawyer/.

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