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Bilingual Spanish Attorney with Maryland BAR

Company name

Law Office of Katherine Canto

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 27,2019

Posted on

Sep 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Towson, MD, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Job Description

Rapidly expanding and dynamic law practice in Towson is searching for a responsible and reliable individual to join our firm as a full-time Staff Attorney. The Law Firm of Katherine Canto offers an excellent income package, including benefits and an anniversary increase and bonus opportunity for a top performer. The attorney delivering legal services for our practice is a key member of our legal team and must consistently be professional, courteous, and efficient in every aspect of the job. We are searching for a long-term commitment from the successful candidate, and we can offer exceptional opportunities for advancement in the firm after a proven level of performance. Bilingual (Español) required. If you believe that you are prepared for this challenging, yet extremely rewarding next step in your career, please apply.

Summary:

A Staff Immigration attorney for The Law Office of Katherine Canto provides legal representation to immigrants who are facing removal proceedings before Immigration Court primarily. The Attorney will meet with clients, counsel them on eligibility for relief under immigration laws, prepare applications for submission to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court, and represent clients before the various government agencies. In addition to the immigration area, the staff attorney must be willing to work in any other areas of the law as the office deems necessary.

Requirements:

  • A preferred candidate should have at least 1 year of experience.
  • A Candidate that is Barred in Maryland is a MUST.
  • Knowledge of immigration law and immigration court procedures is preferred but not desired.
  • Legal experience doing either immigration bond hearings or removal defense work is a plus.
  • Spanish is a MUST.
  • The candidate would travel to detention facilities housing immigrant detainees, to meet the clients, if necessary.
  • The Candidate must exhibit strong writing skills, excellent communication skills, and client interviewing abilities as well as the ability to work under pressure.

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a full-time position that offers a long term career opportunity with a competitive salary, health benefits, and incentives. There will be a 3 months probation period. Salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates may apply by sending their resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Company info

Law Office of Katherine Canto

Company Profile

Attorney Katherine Canto is from the Dominican Republic and is an example of improvement and endeavor, with her experience and work, helping the Hispanic community in the United State on immigration issues. She obtained the degree of doctor in law in the Universidad Iberoamericana (Iberoamericana University) in the Dominican Republic. Later, revalidated her studies and got a master's degree in Law at the University of Baltimore, United States. Is a member of the Bar Association of Washington State, D.C, which granted her the license to practice law in the United State. The lawyer Kathrine Canto must experience by herself the migratory process to obtain her citizenship and settle in this country, therefore she understands all the people that leave their home country in search of better opportunities. Her area of expertise and specialization is Family Immigration and Deportation Defense. With her labor to guide all people that need to legalize their migration status in the United State and abroad. If there is a way to legalize a person, she will represent it in the Immigration Court, make the paperwork of request of visa that leads to obtaining the residency and subsequently the Citizenship. The lawyer Katherine Canto specialize in cases of Asylum, Young Visa, Visa U (for victims of violent crimes), Family Petition and Work Visa. Among her greater satisfaction are to reunite families that are currently separated or to prevent someone from being deported. The lawyer Katherine Canto has managed to avoid deportation and has reunited families of hundreds of clients. This fills her with the motivation to keep fighting relentlessly for the right of all immigrates. As part of her social labor, the lawyer Katherine Canto has imparted seminars and free consultation in the house of Maryland, World Relief, Esperanza Center, and Churches of a different denomination in Maryland and Delaware, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

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