Garcia & Garcia Attorney’s at Law, P.L.L.C, an immigration and criminal defense firm with offices in central and south Texas, seeks a new full-time immigration attorney to represent our primarily Spanish-speaking clientele in our Austin office. Candidates are preferred, but not required, to have between 2 to 3 years of legal experience in a law office setting.
Candidates should have a strong foundation in immigration law. A passion for representing and working with the immigrant community is REQUIRED. The position necessitates excellence in writing and legal research skills, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure, and the ability to have a good rapport with judges, opposing counsel, ICE, and USCIS.
Position Duties and Competencies:
The immigration attorney will primarily manage immigration cases, including removal defense, family based immigration, consular processing, U Visa and VAWA applications, and other immigration benefits. Secondary duties may include family and criminal law cases as they relate to immigration.
Preferred qualifications include:
Admission to practice law and at least one-three years of immigration law experience
Exceptional legal research and writing skills
Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and work independently, and attention to detail
Ability to manage and lead a team
Ability to set and meet deadlines
Commitment to immigrant rights
Spoken and written Spanish language fluency
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Send cover letter, resume and references through the AILA Website. Initial phone interviews will be conducted to establish Spanish fluency.
About Garcia and Garcia Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C.
Texas Immigration & Criminal Defense Lawyers
We are You. Somos Tú. Our motto is very important to us because it’s who we are as people and as lawyers. We are practical thinking attorneys who will zealously and creatively fight for your rights. We are also community members and advocates who identify with your life, needs, and goals. We are the sons and daughters of immigrants who speak to you in your language. That’s why we believe in individual attorney attention to the client at reasonable affordable rates. Our attorneys always meet our clients in person.
The attorneys at García & García Attorneys at Law, P.L.L.C. focus on complex immigration and criminal cases as well as basic family and deportation representation. Three strategically placed offices in Texas allow our five experienced attorneys to represent clients throughout the state of Texas and throughout the entire United States. Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys are recognized for the passion and creativity that they pour into each immigration and criminal case with the goal of being the best advocate for the client.
Immigration - Family Based Petitions & Deportation Cases
We represent non-citizens thr...oughout all stages of the immigration process, including before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Court, and the Court of Appeals.
Criminal & CrImmigration Cases - Federal & State
We take cases to trial in State and Federal court. We also creatively device agreements with prosecutors to minimize or completely erase any negative immigration consequences. Check out CrImmigration.com, a blog sponsored by our firm and authored by our Of Counsel attorney.
Our attorneys help our clients navigate through the confusing family law process whether it be for a divorce case, a Special Immigrant Juvenile VIsa, or a child support modification.