2021 BAEC ELECTIONS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Voting begins May 24
Click to learn about our candidates

Staff Attorney – Immigration Program – Removal Defense

Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)
Published
March 8, 2021
Location
Batavia, NY
Category
Default  
Job Type

Description

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to join its Immigration Program, in their Batavia, NY office. This office handles work under the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) contract at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, and some WNY county jails which hold immigrant women. This is a public defender model program where we represent all low income detained people that are facing deportation and are not otherwise represented.

Click here to view full job description/application information

TO APPLY: Please send a resume, a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Brenda Cisneros, Supervising Attorney, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at bcisneros@ecbavlp.com. Applications will be reviewed as received.