The Rutgers Child Advocacy Clinic (CAC) at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey and the Rutgers Immigrant Justice Clinic at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey are seeking to hire a Full-Time Staff Attorney to begin immediately. The Staff Attorney will be based in Newark, NJ and will provide immigration representation to children in northern New Jersey who are involved with the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency. This position is grant funded and contingent upon continued funding.
Minimum Education and Experience:
JD, licensed to practice law in New Jersey or some other State, bilingual (English/Spanish)
The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in family and/or immigration law and excellent oral and written communication skills.
basic computer and word processing skills
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
desk job with some travel to court and meetings
Posting Number: 19FA2480
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 105806
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.