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Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney - Los Angeles, CA

Background: Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) is an innovative partnership among the Microsoft Corporation, Angelina Jolie and other interested philanthropists, law firms and corporate supporters. KIND is dedicated to providing both pro bono representation and positive systemic changes in law and policy to benefit unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. Launched in fall 2008, KIND is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Overview: KIND seeks a full-time Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney in Los Angeles, CA to help develop, maintain, and oversee the provision of pro bono legal representation to unaccompanied children through KIND's network of major law firms and corporate partners. This includes helping children to understand the immigration process and training volunteer attorneys to effectively represent individual child clients before immigration authorities.

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Program Assistant- Washington, DC

Background: Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is an innovative partnership among the Microsoft Corporation, Angelina Jolie and other interested philanthropists, law firms and corporate supporters. KIND is dedicated to providing both pro bono representation and positive systemic changes in both law and policy to benefit unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. KIND is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities: KIND seeks a full-time Program Assistant for its Washington, DC field office to accept case referrals, conduct comprehensive intakes and outreach to child clients, manage data entry, prepare a comprehensive case documentation, assist with case preparation for direct representation of clients, assist with pro bono placement and related duties, and to be responsible for the overall administrative duties of the office, including database management. The staff position does not involve direct legal representation. The staff member may be asked to take on any of the following responsibilities:

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KIND is an equal opportunity employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants; and as such, all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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