Job Details

Immigration Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 45000 to 55000 Annually

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Paralegal The candidate compiles evidence by searching records, documents, transcripts, and databases international research; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert witnesses. Prepares legal documents for attorneys’ approval; assisting in the preparation of evidence and all forms. Oversees cases by managing files and documents; coordinating with support services and clients, opposing government agencies and courts; managing court docket calendar; maintaining schedules and deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes; processing government petitions and mail. Prepares for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, witness files and demonstrative exhibits. Prepares witnesses by detailing background information; interviewing witnesses; preparing interview summaries and statements. Composes legal abstracts by summarizing declarations, arbitration, hearing, trial, and other transcripts. Prior experience with District Court filing and knowledge of procedures are needed. Should have 3-5 years of experience in immigration law and trial support in federal courts, including discovery, case management, and trial preparation. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints are needed. Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors are essential. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow the instruction effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff, and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact is needed. Proficient in word; and using office equipment such as computer, scanner, and photocopiers are essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Goldberg & Associates
39 Broadway
New York City, NY 10006

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