Assistant Paralegal 1

Fragomen - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.3

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, a leading international business immigration law firm, is immediately hiring an Assistant Paralegal in its Los Angeles office.

A Fragomen career gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging atmosphere with people who are passionate about immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen Assistant Paralegals learn from the industry's leading experts.

Our Assistant Paralegals perform challenging, substantive legal work, such as:

Analyzing case documents and preparing immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency.
Learning procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications.
Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.
Filing documents with government agencies and internally.
Maintaining case management system and client contact information.
Interfacing with corporate representatives and foreign nationals.
Working closely in a team environment.
Building knowledge of Firm and client processes.

Bachelor’s Degree Required.
Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment.
Maintain strong attention to detail.
Achieve a high level of productivity with great accuracy.
Multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
Meet assigned deadlines and communicate case progress/status/issues to supervisor.
Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
Contribute to positive work environment.
Fragomen provides training and support to ensure your success:

Ongoing training workshops in all aspects of immigration case strategy and preparation.
Legal practice meetings and alerts which provide updates and address current events, advanced topics, and client relationship building skills.
Client service team structure that enables mentoring from senior professionals.