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Legal Staff Paralegal in New Orleans, LA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA New Orleans, LA

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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This large firm has a long history of serving clients throughout the Southern United States. They have a diverse practice that includes virtually all areas of litigation and transactional law. Pro bono work by all attorneys is encouraged, and billable hours credit is given. Associates receive excellent training and feedback, as well as early responsibility and meaningful work. Immigration Paralegal The candidate should be familiar with all types of immigration practices including employment based, individual and family based petitions and applications. Provide support to the attorneys in the preparation and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. Provide consult on immigration audits including pleading clips, recruitment, calendaring and familiarity with immigration forms. Organize and maintain files from the inception of the case through the completion. Assist with all aspects of case litigation, trial preparation including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions and trial. Interact with various government and court officials as well as with clients. Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines.

The candidate should have experience with H-2A and H-2B case documentation and procedure for agriculture and other temp workers. Must have experience in preparing documentation on H-1B visas, as well as providing defense for immigration detainees. Experience with PERM cases required. Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred. Able to perform substantive litigation and immigration legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys. High level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Software Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system. Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required.

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Law Firm Staff