Attorney, Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington


Silver Spring, MD 20902, USA




March 7, 2024




ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: At Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, your knowledge and service in areas such as immigrants and refugees, mental health, social work, employment and adult education, legal and financial services, health care, food assistance, shelter and housing, developmental disabilities and prison outreach can make a profound difference in the lives of many. Through more than 50 programs across the district and five surrounding counties, Catholic Charities is opening doors to help and hope. At CCADW, we continue to build an inclusive culture that celebrates a diverse workforce. We offer so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take pride in our “promote from within” culture. We offer professional development, a comprehensive benefits package, a hybrid work model with both remote and in-office work, and a passion for building and motivating world class, high performing teams. Explore your career opportunity with Catholic Charities. Join us in Inspiring Hope and Building Futures.

JOB SUMMARY: The Attorney provides legal advice and representation in accord with the best practice of the profession. The position assists the Director of Immigration Legal Services with all internal and external reporting and with the supervision of assigned interns/volunteers. The position works collaboratively with social work case managers to ensure clients are referred for holistic services as appropriate.


  • Interview individuals seeking legal assistance and advise the client as to possible options through proper interpretation of current laws.
  • Provide ongoing legal representation to the client commencing with the initial intake interview, drafting of documents, correspondence and client applications/petitions.
  • Assess need for pro bono representation. If pro bono representation is needed and the individual is eligible for immigration relief, refer case write up to the Pro Bono Team.
  • Screen for need for navigator services. Refer individuals to Newcomer Network navigators as appropriate when additional resources or case management services are needed.
  • Conduct outreach activities in the community related to legal issues.
  • Assist with the supervision of assigned interns/volunteers.
  • Ensure the timely submission of all external and internal program reports.
  • Serve as liaison between the program and community partners.
  • Complete Continuing Legal Education, in addition to any and all licensing requirements for the Jurisdiction where the attorney is licensed to practice.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.



  • Law Degree (J.D.)
  • Admission to the practice of law in any state and/or Washington, DC (Maryland Bar Preferred).
  • One-year experience in immigration law.
  • Driving is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.


  • Bilingual (English and Spanish).
  • Verbal and written communication skills.


Annual Salary: $75,500 to $81,806. 

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, prescriptions, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Company-paid and supplemental life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Professional development and training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Clinical supervision for licensed social workers and counselors

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

How To Apply

Please submit resume on company website.