Business Immigration Paralegal

Ogletree Deakins - Raleigh, NC3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $73,000 a year
Position Summary:
Our Raleigh office has a unique opportunity for someone with an interest in immigration and ability to work in a fast-paced work environment to start their career with an expanding immigration practice group. Duties will include preparation and filing of petitions, nonimmigrant visa applications and immigrant visa applications. Our outstanding paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with employees and client contacts. Successful candidates will have superb writing skills with proven attention-to-detail, specifically impeccable spelling and grammar. Our Immigration Paralegals work under the direct supervision of attorneys and senior paralegals but will be expected to work independently as well. Our paralegals are responsible for informing their team of attorneys and senior paralegals of upcoming deadlines specific to their clients’ immigration cases.

Our Raleigh office is home to the firm’s managing shareholder and houses an innovative team of immigration experts. The immigration practice group employs over 73 immigration attorneys and over 124 paraprofessionals. To learn more about what makes the city of Raleigh such a great place to live and work browse the Visit Raleigh website (click here). Relocation assistance may be available.

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program, is preferred but not required.
Employment-based immigration paralegal experience is preferred but not required.
Strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, INS Zoom, and a document management system.
Successful candidates will possess strong writing skills, have excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task and work independently toward team goals.
Outstanding case/project management and organizational skills are required.
Must be able to communicate effectively and work well in a team environment.
Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

Contact Information:
To apply for this position, please submit your application through the APPLY NOW button on the top of the page. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to Monique Hampton at with “RALEIGH IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL” in the subject line.

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Firm Overview:
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category.” In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.