Supervising Immigration Court Attorney Job in Coral Gables, FL Near Me - 322260 | BCGSearch.com

Supervising Immigration Court Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - Coral Gables

Job ID BMZF322260

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas AsylumImmigration - General

2024-05-23 07:05:40

A law firm in Coral Gables, FL, is seeking a Supervising Immigration Court Attorney to play a pivotal role in establishing and leading a growing court program focused on serving a nationwide client base, primarily consisting of Spanish-speaking undocumented immigrants.

Duties:

  • Help establish and lead a high-volume, nationwide court practice, managing a team of attorneys and legal support staff.
  • Work with operationally focused attorneys and staff to create procedures, processes, and best practices for the immigration court team.
  • Manage and supervise the immigration court team, setting goals, and overseeing workloads.
  • Develop templates for legal briefs and drafts for immigration court filings.
  • Train and supervise the team to ensure adherence to procedures and best practices.
  • Collect and report team data, progress, and needs to legal team leadership.
  • Represent clients in removal proceedings and draft/edit legal documents.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contract attorneys for nationwide coverage.
  • Stay informed about legislative, regulatory, administrative, and case law changes.
  • Some travel may be required to various offices for training and supervision.

Requirements:

  • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school.
  • Active member in good standing of a State Bar.
  • 5+ years of experience in immigration court and removal proceedings, including filing with EOIR.
  • 2+ years of management experience.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish and English.
  • Experience managing and motivating a team of attorneys and legal support staff in a positive and collaborative team environment.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA-approved law school.

Certifications:

  • Active membership in good standing with a State Bar.

Skills:

  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in English and Spanish.
  • Legal research and drafting proficiency.
  • Knowledge of immigration court procedures and best practices.
  • Flexibility for occasional travel.

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