Robert Half International Immigration Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL FOR CRIMMIGRATION (CRIMINAL DEFENSE + IMMIGRATION) FIRM * Only those who pay attention to specific application instructions will receive response.* FIRM OVERVIEW We are an Atlanta-based CrImmigration (immigration + criminal defense) law firm 100% committed to the defense of non-U.S. citizens. Our clients face a pending criminal matter, deportation, or wish to pursue a family-based immigration status opportunity. Our reputation was built on a clear long-term vision, our core principles, and our mission together as a team. There is a better way to treat people, regardless of where they were born, mistakes they have made, or on which side of the border they live today.

Summary of what you are going to do:

  • Prepare all legal and related filings (based on templates we provide or created with your input) for approval by attorney: USCIS immigration applications, entries/motions to Immigration Court, subpoenas, etc;

  • Coordinate with clients for supporting documents;

  • Organize and maintain client’s supporting documents

  • Ensure proper input of supporting documents and detail information into CMS;

  • Document assembly;

  • Serve as main point-of-contact for client during pendency of case;

  • Maintain case file organization and completion;

  • Audit status of cases on bi-weekly basis;

  • Provide case status updates to clients;

  • Track signing and filing of documents, and attendance at signing meetings;

  • Basic legal research;

  • Communicate with third party contacts (family, courts, other necessary contacts for case coordination);

  • Communicate with clients to field questions not required of Attorney;

  • Direct client calls and questions to Associate Attorney when it requires legal advice or discussion;

  • Work closely with Secretary/Legal Assistant to ensure proper maintenance of documents and client management/responsiveness;

Requirements

Immigration Paralegal

Our Atlanta-based Crimmigration (immigration + criminal defense) law firm with a positive team environment is seeking a full-time experienced Immigration Paralegal to interface with clients, draft forms, and email correspondence, and otherwise assists the attorney. The ideal candidate needs to have 3-5 years of experience with an immigration law firm (preferably) a family-based firm. They must know how to file applications with USCIS and Dept of State; process adjustments of status, citizenship and, beneficiary petitions. They would like to speak with candidates by telephone for first interview, then face-2-face that will follow-up with a Quiz/Assessment. Our client would like to have that person on-board ASAP.

Required Qualities:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years related paralegal experience supporting an immigration law office.

  • You enjoy helping people figure out what problems they have that we can solve.

  • You know how to use: a Mac computer, an online calendar, Word, or Excel, or Outlook mail, and some type of case management software (and we mean know more than how to open the program).

  • Knowledge of multi-line phone systems and multi-user calendars

  • You love procedures and protocols.

  • Professional mindset and utmost discretion.

  • You understand why it’s important to have a responsible, knowledgeable and caring attorney.

  • You can greet clients with a sincere and warm smile, even on your “bad days.”

  • You have good grammar skills, present professionally at all times, and you can see how our mission as a firm will help you achieve your personal goals.

  • Available to work overtime as needed. Rare evenings and weekends may be required.

  • HS Diploma

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please send a copy of your resume to [email protected]

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.490.5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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Location: Atlanta, GA

Date Posted: December 17, 2018

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 00900-0010772504

Staffing Area: Legal