Peek & Toland is a growing Austin based law firm, with offices in Houston and San Antonio, specializing in Immigration Law, Corporate Law and Criminal Defense – with a niche expertise when those areas intersect. We are looking for attorneys who have a heart for serving the immigrant population, enjoy appearing in court, and share our interest in making a difference. If you find your purpose in life is to champion those who are marginalized, and you have a passion to be an excellent attorney and advocate, then we are looking for you. You will find a committed team of sharp professionals who are serious about being the best in their field, dedicated to our team and supporting them grow in their lives and careers, and a genuine heart towards customer service.
We are hiring for the position of Immigration Associate Attorney with our Removal Defense team in our Austin, Texas office. We are one of the most active immigration firms in Central Texas, and we are on the leading edge of litigation in criminal and immigration courts. We zealously seek the most outstanding result possible for our clients, and we want attorneys who are passionate and ready to fight for our clients.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Employer may assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Job includes performance bonuses, paid time off, health insurance, and employer matching IRA program.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, 2 professional references, and a legal writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUST BE BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH
3+ 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
Experience working with both detained and non-detained clients
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
License to practice law in any state in the US with a strong preference for an attorney licensed in Texas
Strong legal writing, research and analytical 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
Valid driver’s license - travel to jails, immigration courts, and detention centers within Central Texas will be necessary on a regular basis (with usage of company car)
About Peek & Toland
Peek & Toland is a growing Austin firm specializing in criminal defense and immigration law. We are looking for attorneys who have a heart for serving the immigrant population and an interest in making a difference. If you find your purpose in life is to champion those who are marginalized, and you have a passion to be an excellent advocate, then we are looking for you.