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Practitioner in Residence

Apply now Job no: 494469
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Newark
Categories: Administrator

The Practitioner in Residence is a staff attorney who will represent detained immigrants in New Jersey in federal court habeas litigation, as well as removal proceedings before the immigration court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. The Practitioner in Residence will work with other Practitioners, Fellows, the Managing Attorney, and faculty in the Immigrants'' Rights/International Human Rights Clinic, along with a paralegal and clinic students, externs, and pro bono volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent immigrants in federal court habeas litigation, proceedings before the immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and other legal proceedings related to the immigration case. Representation includes client interviewing, drafting and filing court petitions, and court appearances.
  • Attend meetings with other attorneys and staff working on the state-wide universal representation project for detained immigrants, including meetings at Seton Hall Law School and general coalition meetings.
  • Track client work and prepare grant reports.
  • Supervise work of law students.

Required Qualifications:

  • J.D. law degree
  • 1 to 3 years experience

Salary Grade:

  • AD190 - Administrative


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General office environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This is a grant funded position and will expire when the grant ends.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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