We are seeking an Associate Attorney to become a part of our team! The ideal candidate is passionate about immigrants rights and thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines; demonstrates strong analytical abilities required to accurately articulate the critical issues of complex cases; possesses superior and creative legal research and writing skills; exhibits computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office; works in a supportive, professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and clients; communicates well in the office and in the courtroom; and is self-sufficient enough to complete tasks without supervision.
This position will be involved in a wide variety of areas of immigration law, with a focus on immigration removal defense. This will include representing both detained and non-detained clients in cases involving defensive asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status and/or crimmigration cases. It also includes representing clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Salary is negotiable and depends on experience.
Please send a detailed resume and cover letter with salary requirements, to Rekha@Sharma-Crawford.com.
0-2 years of experience as an immigration attorney, handling primarily Removal/Deportation Defense (including Cancellation of Removal and Asylum) and Bond Hearings before the Immigration Court.
Any additional experience with family-based immigration (I-130s, adjustment of status, consular processing, I-601A waivers), VAWA, and U-visa cases is highly favorable but not required
SIJS and experience representing unaccompanied minors is highly preferred
Licensed to practice law any state in the US with the ability to become licensed in the State of Missouri
Strong legal writing, research, and analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong oral advocacy skills with a preference for prior litigation experience
Ability to work independently and in a high volume, fast-paced environment
Ability to manage your own docket with limited supervision
Ability to work well with people of diverse cultural, educational, and professional backgrounds
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Must be able to work in a loud, lively and cat-friendly office
About Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law
Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law is small boutique firm in Kansas City, Missouri dedicated to immigration litigation from the immigration court to the federal courts.