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Legal Staff Paralegal in Richardson, TX

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Company name

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area


Years of Experience

Max 2 yrs required


USA Richardson, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

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Immigration Assistant Responsibilities: Supports Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Attorney in email/phone communications. Provides limited guidance to assignees regarding proprietary systems and case processing. Develops understanding of client communication procedures and requirements. Inputs client services rendered and sends to Accounting for processing. Begins to learn procedures and documentations requirements for case types (simple and advanced); executes case processing tasks as assigned. Processes basic corporate immigration cases. Relays concerns and proactively escalates to the appropriate team member(s). Utilizes templates and prepared materials when completing documents for attorney review; begins learning best practices. Manages status of all filed applications and petitions and finalizes documents after attorney review. Utilizes document and data management systems to prepare, monitor, and record all aspects of client casework as per policy. Learns how to prepare internal caseload reports for management. Shares process flow (based on templates) with assignees. Performs research to obtain information such as background on a company or industry, current wages, processing procedures, standard processing times, etc. Initiates contact with government agencies to obtain necessary information; alerts Senior Paralegal and/or attorney regarding potential process delays/problems.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 0–2 years’ corporate immigration experience. Superb organizational skills. Ability to follow instructions and take actions independently. Ability to manage cases and work within strict timelines. Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written. Ability to proofread and edit one’s own work product. Good general computer knowledge and typing skills, including word-processing, email, and forms software. Professional, respectful attitude towards all coworkers. Ability to receive and analyze information. Ability to share information with office members. Strong attention to detail and accuracy. MS Office, Scan/Copy; learns to effectively utilize VB and Cobalt.

Additional info

ID: 2018-2225

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP.
2400 N Glenville Drive
Building A, Suite 100
Richardson, TX 75082