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Legal Assistant (Employment-Based)

We currently have 14 attorneys exclusively dedicated to immigration law and are seeking to hire a full-time Legal Assistant to assist us in our employment-based cases. We strongly prefer candidates with a demonstrable interest and/or experience working in immigration law, preferably in employment-based immigration, as well as a foreign language.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare to file a wide range of non-immigrant visa applications (H-1B, E-3, TN, L-1, H-1B1, O-1, R-1)
  • Work with attorneys and clients preparing a variety of different I-140 visa petitions (self-sponsored & employer-sponsored)
  • Review, organize, analyze and manage all paper documents, electronic evidence, filings and work product for immigration matters
  • Track the status of filings and initiate any follow up that may be necessary
  • Create and maintain LawLogix database
  • Draft cover letters
  • Communicate with clients, both individual and corporate, as well as government agencies

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience as an immigration paralegal in a law firm (strongly preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of non-immigrant visas and immigrant petitions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and LawLogix

Essential Capabilities:

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of client information
  • Interact effectively and professionally with all attorneys, staff, clients, vendors and other outside parties
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organization and project management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to use judgment to make sound, justifiable recommendations, and to know when and to escalate issues
  • Understand legal concepts and issues relevant to the immigration practice
  • Learn new skills as technology changes
  • Identify what work needs to be done and carry out typical job functions with minimal direct supervision
  • Think creatively and solve problems
  • Prioritize work on multiple projects to meet established deadlines
  • Work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment

Please send a resume and cover letter to mmhpc.jobs@mmhpc.com, or fill out the form below.

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