Temporary Senior Attorney – Released at Kids in Need of Defense in Washington, DC, USA (Apply Now!)

Kids in Need of Defense

Temporary Senior Attorney – Released

Job type:Temporary

Career Category: Advocacy/Communications
Hiring Organization: Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Education level: J.D. and admitted to the local state bar
Experience: 3-4 years
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Location: Washington, DC, USA

Join Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) in protecting the rights of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children as a Temporary Senior Attorney. Provide expert legal services and leadership to help children facing removal proceedings.

About KIND:

KIND is a global leader in protecting unaccompanied refugee and migrant children. Since 2008, we’ve championed a world where every child’s rights are upheld throughout their journey to safety. Join us in making a difference.

Position Summary:

As a Temporary Senior Attorney, you will provide senior-level expertise and leadership in the provision of legal services to unaccompanied children. Mentor pro bono attorneys, supervise staff, and oversee data management to ensure high-quality legal work.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide mentoring to pro bono attorneys and direct legal representation to KIND clients.
  • Supervise staff and provide coaching, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Engage in outreach to expand relationships with community stakeholders and pro bono partners.
  • Contribute to overall office functioning, including developing training curriculum and participating in meetings and events.
  • Represent KIND at local stakeholder meetings, conferences, and events.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • J.D. and admitted to the local state bar.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Minimum of 4 years of immigration law experience, including humanitarian immigration claims.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with children or vulnerable populations.
  • Experience supervising attorneys and/or legal staff.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment.

Salary Range: $86,880 – $108,600 a year


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