Jones Day

Project Assistant, Pro Bono Practice

Project Assistant, Pro Bono Practice
Jones Day is looking for a new Project Assistant for their Pro Bono Practice!

At a glance


Jones Day




Texas, US

Job posted:

14 May 2024

Key Responsibilities

The Pro Bono Project Assistant supports the Border Project, Jones Day’s groundbreaking pro bono initiative providing free legal services to asylum seekers along the Texas/Mexico border.
  • assist lawyers who are providing pro bono immigration information and legal services to migrants as part of the Firm’s Border Project
  • assist with conducting Know Your Rights presentations in shelters, detention facilities, and other settings
  • working with teams of lawyers to conduct individual meetings and consults with migrants in shelters, detention facilities, and other settings
  • communicating with migrants and the families of those migrants whom we have encountered through the Border Project
  • supporting the Border Project trial teams
  • perform administrative duties related to reviewing and organizing client records and files, managing client and migrant data, including entering relevant information into the Border Project database and preparing related charts and reports.
The Successful Candidate
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Immigration experience preferred but not required.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn additional database systems.
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