Supervising Immigration Attorney

Catholic Charities Esperanza Center

Location

Baltimore, MD

Category

Attorney

Posted

August 23, 2021

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

The Supervising Immigration Attorney will provide day-to-day management of discrete aspects of the Immigration Legal Services (ILS) Program including case selection, case management oversight, and assistance with grant writing and reporting.

Detailed Description:

Catholic Charities of Baltimore is currently seeking a Supervising Attorney for the Esperanza Center. Reporting to the Managing Attorney, the Supervising Attorney will provide day-to-day management of discrete aspects of the ILS Program including case selection, case management oversight, and assistance with grant writing and reporting. The Supervising Attorney will also represent clients before local, state, and federal administrative offices such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); Executive Office for Immigration Review, Baltimore Immigration Court (EOIR); and the U.S. Department of State (DOS).

Schedule:  Full time, Monday-Friday

Core Responsibilities:

  • Will provide day-to-day management of discrete aspects of the ILS Program including case selection, case management oversight, and assistance with grant writing and reporting.
  • Supervises Staff Attorneys, including regular performance check-ins, and other applicable personnel management responsibilities.
  • The Supervising Attorney ensures that the legal immigration software and legal client database are maintained, reports on client outcomes, and monitors Staff Attorney caseloads for the Managing Attorney.
  • As needed, the Supervising Attorney will also represent clients before local, state, and federal administrative offices such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); Executive Office for Immigration Review, Baltimore Immigration Court (EOIR); and the U.S. Department of State (DOS).

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in at least one State, U.S. Territory, or a Federal District Court.
  • Licensed to practice in Maryland or willing to become licensed in Maryland within 1-2 years of hire.
  • Two years of immigration law practice experience required.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent communication, analytic, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with clients from diverse cultures.
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Ability to work in multiple locations.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, with a minimum of 2 years of driving experience, and a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence. There can be no state issued restrictions on the licenses that would impede driver’s ability to operate the vehicle as required by the Agency, and there must not be more than three (3) points on their driving record.

Compensation

The salary range for Supervising Attorney is $70,000 – 76,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Catholic Charities offers a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/sick/holiday pay
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of a trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise. Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Please apply through the Catholic Charities Careers page. The specific link to the Supervising Attorney position is listed here: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CAT1002CC/JobBoard/c709ab38-ff71-4cc1-9c24-5a3e75528c74/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=05088308-c1dc-4f9e-a018-ca858070db37