Volunteer Social Justice Attorney


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

PO Box 566San Carlos, CA 94070
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About

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.

Skills

  • Legal (General)
  • Child Advocacy
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Family Law
  • Advocacy

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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

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