Salary depends on experience, but the range is between $65,000-90,000. Health care is offered (ILS pays for 75% of your costs). We cover bar dues and some education opportunities. We also offer a flexible workplace that closes its offices on Fridays, so people get a 3 day weekend every weekend.
We are a nonprofit immigration law firm located in Salt Lake City, Utah that is seeking a seasoned attorney with a passion to help those less fortunate to join our firm. This person must have at least 3 years’ experience in Immigration Law. We specialize in removal defense, SIJ’s asylum, VAWA’s, U-Visa’s, and family petitions.
Immigrant Legal Services presents a cooperative atmosphere with dedication to serving immigrant communities in Utah and, occasionally, other states. It was founded in 2016 with the goal of providing high-quality representation in even the most complex cases at reduced legal fees.
Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and minimum 5 years’ experience representing clients on immigration matters, particularly U-visas, VAWA, removal defense, asylum, SIJ, and family petitions.
Licensed and in good standing to practice law in any U.S. state or territory
Fluent in English and Spanish in written and spoken forms
Able to mentor new attorneys and interns
Thrives in a busy, high-stakes environment
Professional and personable
Strong writing skills
Able to handle a heavy case load
Works well with others
Manage financial commitment to firm
Ability to keep up to date records on all clients
Familiarity with IOLTAs or lawyer trust accounts
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Google tools
Excellent client interviewing skills
Individual client intakes and representation
Maintain client relationships
Prepare legal reports, track statistics and documents
Immigrant Legal Services is a nonprofit legal agency that believes in helping clients navigate the complex immigration system through high quality and affordable legal representation. We are an organization not motivated by profit but with a goal to provide immigrants access to legal help regardless of their ability to pay or the complexity of their case.