Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB) works with youth, children and families to promote self- sufficiency, strengthen families and pursue safety and justice. The Immigration Legal Services Department has provided relief for immigrants and refugees for over 35 years. With a full staff of attorneys, Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited representatives, paralegals, law students and support staff in Oakland, Concord, and Richmond, CCEB is one of the largest providers of immigration legal services for low income families in the East Bay.
The Supervising Immigration Attorney (“Supervising Attorney”) provides guidance in casework for attorneys, accredited representatives, paralegals, legal assistants and interns. The Supervising Attorney will facilitate bi-weekly case rounds, coordinate recruitment of summer legal interns, suggest trainings and legal education opportunities, and assist volunteer lawyers and law students in evaluating cases. In addition, the Supervising Attorney will assist with departmental case development and selection. The Supervising Attorney will report administratively to the Program Manager of Immigration Legal Services.
In this capacity the Supervising Attorney provides direct legal representation to clients in family based immigration, U-Visa and VAWA applications, DACA and naturalization cases. The Supervising Attorney may also provide legal representation to unaccompanied children (UAC) and families with young children from Central America currently residing in the East Bay. For these cases, the Supervising Attorney may work on Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), U-Visa and T-Visa remedies. In addition, the Supervising Attorney will assist the department in preparing for the possible implementation of administrative relief.
The Supervising Attorney also provides community presentations on immigration law and immigrant rights. This position will be based in Richmond but will travel to the other office locations to fulfill supervisorial duties.
Reports to: Program Manager of Immigration Legal Services
Benefits and Compensation: Benefits include group medical, dental and vision insurance; 403(b) Plan with company match, plus life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. This position is Full-Time Exempt, DOE/DOQ.
TO APPLY: Please include the title of position in the subject line before submittal of cover letter and resume. Position is open until filled. Please send your cover letter and resume as follows:
Via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method)
Via Mail: Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Attn: Human Resources
433 Jefferson Street Oakland, CA 94607