An employment paralegal is someone who works on employment law matters under the supervision of licensed attorneys in a law office. Employment paralegals (also known as employment legal assistants) do not practice law, as they are not licensed attorneys, but they help lawyers in employment law matters, including those involving wage and hour laws, workplace safety, rest break laws, disability leave laws, and workplace harassment. As busy professionals, employment lawyers rely on employment paralegals to assist them as much as possible within the bounds of legal and ethical rules.
Here are a few sample employment paralegal job descriptions:
Labor & Employment Paralegal
The candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. Must have 2-3 years of experience. Experience preparing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas (i.e. H-1B, L-1, AOS, I-140, PERM, O-1, EB-1, and complex RFE responses) required. Excellent organizational skills, computer skills and strong communication skills are essential.
The candidate will work on a consultant basis. Must be an experienced litigation paralegal with a background in employment litigation matters.Paralegal must be certified under B&P 6450 and have strong knowledge of discovery. Experience with Relativity and Trial Director are a plus.
Labor and Employment Paralegal
The candidate must have at least 5 years of Labor and Employment experience and either a bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification.
Labor and Employment Paralegal
The candidate should have 2-3 years of experience to join Atlanta, GA office. Must have experience preparing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas (i.e. H-1B, L-1, AOS, I-140, PERM, O-1, EB-1, and complex RFE responses). Must also have excellent organizational skills, be detail oriented, and a self-starter, able to work independently. Computer skills and strong communication skills are required, as is a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
Employment-Based Immigration Paralegal
The candidate should have 2-4 years of employment-based experience. Experience in preparing, fact gathering and filing non-immigrant visa petitions including Permanent Labor Certification applications and immigrant visa petitions is required. Immigration case management software is required.
Employment Law Paralegal
The candidate should have experience in drafting employment-related positions statements and helping respond to records requests. Experience in managing in-bound immigration work and reviewing background check results preferred.
Note: This is a temporary position.
Labor and Employment Legal Assistant
The candidate will be drafting pleadings and correspondence. Should have 3-5 years of experience with L&E experience. Must have strong verbal, written and software skills. Experience with electronic filing with courts is required. Must have solid references.
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