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Assistant Paralegal/writer

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Max 2 yrs required


Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Jun 23,2017
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Assistant Paralegal/Writer The candidate will be working directly with Attorneys and other Senior Paralegals representing employers in sponsoring foreign workers for immigration. A junior team member under direct supervision, the Assistant Paralegal / Writer will assist in case processing (forms, support letters and Firm Correspondence). Duties include drafting government forms, writing detailed persuasive letters, maintaining files, reviewing documents, identifying issues, and communicating with clients. Duties include: Perform intake of cases once assigned; Draft Petitions/Applications and file with government agency; Writing detailed persuasive letters; Analyzing and summarizing published works of candidates; Maintain client contact information; Provide status updates; File documents in proper order; Update case management system; Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications and Build knowledge of Firm and client processes. The candidate should have done BA or BS or higher GPA having 0-2 years experience. Note: Must adhere to the Firm’s privacy and confidentiality policies.

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REQ. NO: -002581

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"Has Many Typical ""Big Firm"" Problems"

Former Employee - Reviewed on October 26, 2017

Give IT more resources to help them update the office technology so everyone can be on the same page more often and so everyone can be properly trained and up to date. Reduce redundancy and inefficiency and put the saved money toward more personnel so people don't feel so overextended.

Pros : The firm's various benefits and perks are pretty motivating and make the job more pleasant. It's a large company, so you can find a niche or function that works for you, somewhere.
Cons : Work hours are long and some types of work can feel really repetitive. There are also issues with technology, communication, and training is not uncommon. The personnel are not always allocated efficiently.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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