Maney Gordon Zeller, PA
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Full Time

The Managing Attorney provides legal representation and advocacy to noncitizens before Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) and the applicable Court on a variety of legal matters. The Managing Attorney will represent individual clients, supervise the immigration staff's caseload, manage the specific branch and manage the practice's staff. Maney, Gordon, Zeller, PA serves clients by providing a high standard of practice and empowering clients.

Duties

Support/provide legal representation and advocacy for all immigration matters;
Oversee intake and assessment of potential clients;
Works with Partners to create office budget, establish marketing plan, establish personnel plan;
Participate in committees and working groups addressing the rights of immigrant survivors;
Supervise practice staff, ensuring that they are serving clients in a trauma-informed manner, employing best practices and managing their caseloads effectively;
Conduct trainings and presentations internally and externally;
Other projects as assigned by the MGZ Partners.

General Requirements

Support our philosophy and guiding principles;
Participate in agency-wide and community events, initiatives and committees to help strengthen our organizational goals;
Work collaboratively across departments;
Participate in on-going education and training opportunities;
Ability to collaborate with people and synthesize diverse sets of institutional perspectives;
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations and be able to withhold confidential agency information

Qualifications

J.D. Law Degree, admission to relative Bar;
A minimum of five to eight years of relevant immigration law experience related to immigration;
A minimum of three years supervisory experience;
Experience working with diverse communities;
Commitment to serving the public interest with high standards of legal practice in a manner that is client-centered;
Fluency or proficiency in Spanish preferred;
Excellent written, oral communication, and public speaking skills;
Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and case management database programs;
Excellent organizational, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and to interact with management and program staff and build strong client relationships

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