Immigration Paralegal

Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP - New York, NY

Full-time

*Can work remotely only if the candidate has 10+ years of business immigration experience.*

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP seeks a full-time Immigration Paralegal to join our Jacksonville, FL team. The Immigration Paralegal will support attorneys with immigration matters. We are seeking an experienced business immigration paralegal with at least 2+ years of experience in employment-based immigration to start immediately.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work on non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications including, but not limited to: H-1B, L-1, E-1/2/3, O, TN, Labor Certification, Immigrant Petitions, Adjustment of Status applications, etc
  • Multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment
  • Willingness to abide by the confidentiality requirements of providing legal services
  • Draft legal correspondence, government forms and communications to clients.
  • Organize and maintain case files and other filings – both hardcopy and electronic
  • Electronically file documents with governmental entities
  • Commitment to meeting deadlines; timely communication of the status of projects and work performed
  • Coordinate with accounting department on billing and related administrative matters
  • Assist with incoming telephone calls and extensive client contact
  • Be a team player with other staff members to help ensure that deadlines are met and that the firm’s clients receive excellent legal services

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a Business Immigration Paralegal is required
  • Paralegal training is required
  • Requires strong attention to detail and excellent writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience in time-keeping, calendaring and document management systems is also helpful
  • Excellent typing, organization, teamwork and communication skills
  • Database entry skills

Qualities Ideal Candidates will have:

  • A natural aptitude for paying careful attention to detail in filing forms and creating documents
  • Several years of solid experience in immigration procedures and processes, and strong word processing and document editing skills are preferred
  • Qualified candidates will have a strong sense of attention to detail, strong skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel), document management systems, immigration documents and forms, and the ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Culture:

  • This is a team-based atmosphere, with a competitive compensation package plus benefits. The position is available immediately and is an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated immigration paralegal
  • Open-door work environments

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) and profit sharing plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gym reimbursement

*These benefits are subject to change

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Business Immigration Paralegal: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • Paralegal Certificate/Training (Required)