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Estimated Pay $46 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Fort myers, Florida

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Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, and communities are vibrant.

LSF is looking for a talented Attorney/Manager­­­­­­­­­­­­­ who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.

Purpose and Impact:

Supervises and directs the Legal Services Operations for Comprehensive Refugee Services in the Southwest Region.

Essential Functions:

  • Review, supervise, and provide feedback on the work product of program staff, including paralegals.
  • Represent eligible clients before the DHS and Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR).
  • Provide legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy) to eligible clients in accordance with the program priorities and performance measures.
  • Coach and provide co-counseling support to immigration program staff on complex cases.
  • Identify and provide strategic insight and feedback on funding opportunities for program expansion.
  • Participate in training programs, case reviews, staff meetings and other activities.
  • Prepare and provide community education regarding legal rights for LSF clients.
  • Maintain timely, accurate client records in case management system.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with local, state government agencies, and providers such as USCIS, Immigration Courts, etc.
  • Ensures that all paralegals maintain DOJ Accreditation, at the discretion of the Attorney/Program Director
  • Networks with other community/state & national agencies, public and private sector providers and employers who serve refugees and immigrants.
  • Ensures program financial goals and objectives are met.
  • Assures adequate funding and resources for all programs under supervision.
  • Assist in the Development of all budgets for each program assigned.
  • Hire, supervise and train qualified paralegals.
  • Directs and supervises staff regarding goal attainment and performance measures.
  • Monitors all programs to assure compliance with LSF policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that all required reports are provided on time and accurately.
  • Ensures quality assurance requirements.
  • Approves all fiscal documents: DPV, Petty Cash, etc.
  • Assists Attorney/Program Director with the implementation of the agency’s strategic plan.
  • Provides strategic information to Attorney/Program Director and Statewide Director concerning the operations of programs.
  • Drives new program initiatives, including the planning, implementation and follow through.
  • Responsible for economic sustainability of the new program

Other Functions:

To perform other related duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to drive, have a valid Florida Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to work flexible and long hours.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education:

Law degree from an accredited university and licensed to practice immigration law in the United States.

Experience:

Experience in Immigration Laws and Regulations preferred, minimum of 1-3 years of legal experience required.

Skills:

  • Must be highly organized and disciplined.
  • Must have experience working with immigration software, or similar case management software.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Immigration Law
  • Great communication skills in English and the ability of speak one other language fluently (Spanish preferred)
  • Ability to understand and prepare budgets.

Other:

Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Reports to Attorney/Program Director.
  • Team player with co-workers
  • Accurate, complete and timely submission of required financial reports, forecasts, proposals, budgets and analysis
  • Cost effective program operation
  • Adherence to agency policies and managements
  • Effective staff management and leadership

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Posting ID: 885814742 Posted: 2024-03-02 Job Title: Attorney Manager