We are a fast-paced low-bono immigration firm primarily handling removal defense and family-based immigration matters. We are looking for an associate attorney who has a passion for immigration law. Our ideal candidate must be bilingual in English/Spanish and have at least one year of experience in immigration law. The position will offer the associate an opportunity to build a diverse caseload. The firm is based in New Haven, CT with a satellite office in Norwalk, CT; the new attorney will be expected to work out of both locations as needed.
Candidates must meet the following qualifications in order to apply:
Licensed to practice in any U.S. jurisdiction, but preferably Connecticut or New York; Minimum of one year of experience in immigration law (would consider experience gained as a paralegal); Self-starter, motivated, reliable and capable of working independently and closely with clients, managing his or her own case load and prioritizing work assignments; Detail-oriented, with effective organizational, research, interpersonal, writing and multi-tasking skills; Bilingual in Spanish and English. This is a salaried position that requires at least a one-year commitment. Salary commensurate with experience.
About Esperanza Attorneys At Law
Esperanza exists to increase access to justice for the immigrant community by offering quality legal representation through a "low-bono" business model. We provide representation in a wide range of immigration law matters, including representation of children and adults in removal proceedings, administrative and federal appeals, matters related to detention and bond proceedings, and other complex legal issues. As a team of bilingual lawyers, we are committed to zealously advocating on behalf of our clients, both through our legal representation in individual cases and by contributing to social justice efforts on behalf of the immigrant community more broadly. Esperanza, the Spanish word for hope, is at the center of our mission - we aim to offer tangible, meaningful hope for those who are navigating this country's complex and often hostile immigration system.