Legal Services of North Carolina, Inc.

224 S. Dawson Street § PO Box 26087 § Raleigh, NC 27611 §(919) 856-2564



Position Announcement

Battered Immigrant Project Attorney


Legal Services of North Carolina, a statewide non-profit organization with legal services programs in communities throughout North Carolina, seeks a Staff Attorney for its Domestic Violence Initiative’s Battered Immigrant Project.


Responsibilities & Duties: The Battered Immigrant Project Attorney will (l) represent battered immigrants in matters arising under the Battered Immigrant Women’s Protection Act of 2000, the Violence Against Women Act and other laws; (2) develop and conduct trainings for Domestic Violence Initiative attorneys throughout the state; (3) provide mentoring to newly-trained attorneys representing battered immigrants; and (4) serve as a statewide immigration law resource for the domestic violence advocacy community. Because the position serves the entire state, physical office location is flexible, although Winston-Salem area is preferred.


Qualifications: Must be admitted to the bar of any state or the District of Columbia. Must be multi- or bi-lingual; Spanish or a South Asian language preferred. Prefer litigation experience related to violence against women or children, poverty law or immigration law; prefer technical assistance and training experience.

$32,000 + DOE; excellent benefits package; relaxed office atmosphere.

Application Deadline: Application Deadline is February 7, 2002 Send résumé, cover letter and a brief writing sample (2-5 pages) in confidence to: Valerie Despres, Legal Services of North Carolina, PO Box 26087, Raleigh, NC 27611 or by email to (MS Word only).

LSNC is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, the elderly, and the disabled are encouraged to apply.