This is an ideal volunteer opportunity for an attorney wanting to explore a social justice law practice. The volunteer position is for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for three months. A volunteer social justice attorney at Justice At Last would provide direct trauma-informed, survivor-driven, client-centered and timely legal services for domestic and foreign national victims of human trafficking including:
representation in removal proceedings and securing release from detention;
advocacy to protect rights as victim witnesses;
preparation for criminal trial;
advocacy to obtain Continued Presence and Certification as a trafficking victim to establish eligibility for refugee benefits;
assistance in filing T-Visa, U-Visa, and VAWA applications;
obtaining child custody and restraining orders.; and,
records clearance and identity theft representation.
This position requires field work and travel throughout San Francisco Bay Area to develop and work with partners and to provide services to trafficking survivors in the Bay Area.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Orientation or Training
20 hours per week for 3 months
Must have taken and passed the CA bar; excellent legal & research skills; commitment to human rights