Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington seeks a full-time Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney for its Hogar Immigrant Services legal program. Hogar Immigrant Services offers a wide range of services at little or no cost to a vulnerable immigrant population, without regard to religious or ethnic identity. Our goal is for immigrants to achieve self-sufficiency and participate fully as productive members of American society.
The Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney will develop and oversee Hogar’s pro bono legal services, leveraging the interest and skills of volunteer attorneys to provide additional legal representation in family-based and humanitarian immigration matters such as asylum cases, U or T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, removal defense, and others. This includes recruiting pro bono attorney volunteers, assigning appropriate cases to pro bono attorneys, and providing guidance and mentorship to pro bono attorneys throughout the duration of each case.
Additionally, the Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney will:
Prerequisites for the Position:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus