Great opportunity for an experienced career paralegal who is looking to join a vibrant Immigration practice with new leadership in a collaborative culture.
The Immigration Paralegal (Legal Assistant III) will partner with Immigration attorneys and work with the paralegal team on all aspects of case preparation. This is a redesigned role, which will utilize the candidate’s experience, while creating professional development opportunities to work with different attorneys, oversee junior paralegals, manage the day-to-day work on various accounts, and have exposure to the unique opportunities that come with working in a general practice firm.
Preparation and delegation of H-1B, J-1, L-1, O-1, TN, E-1/E-2, EB-1, and all other types of NIV and IV petitions.
Preparation of PERM labor certification cases.
Extensive communication with government agencies and clients.
Proactive consideration of all stages of the case.
Docket review and managing visa expirations.
Partner with attorneys to improve client processes.
Assist on special projects as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
At least 5+ years of business immigration experience required; experience in a law firm setting preferred.
Outstanding client service.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands to meet various deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Enthusiastic, proactive and positive attitude.
Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
Self-motivated to produce quality, consistent work.
High level of integrity and honesty.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
About Mintz Levin
Mintz Levin provides legal services and expertise on all aspects of immigration and nationality law to corporate clients and individuals in many different fields, from high technology and biotechnology to the performing arts. In addition to obtaining temporary work visas and permanent resident status for foreign nationals, the Firm assists clients in becoming naturalized U.S. citizens, filing for political asylum, and solving problems with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or State Department that may have developed prior to Mintz Levin's involvement. The practice serves the immigration needs of existing Mintz Levin clients as well as new clients who retain the Firm for its experience in this area of law.
This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.