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Layde & Parra SC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join our immigration law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We represent immigrant clients through family based applications, deportation defense, asylum and humanitarian claims, and much more.
•Manages a caseload of clients in a variety of family based, humanitarian, and removal defense based immigration law cases
•Represents clients in administrative proceedings before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR)
•Prepares error-free, high quality, timely written work for submission to administrative and legal authorities
•Prepares supporting documentation for applications and petitions.
•Utilizes software and web client to complete forms and other documents as well as to prepare cover letters, motions, briefs, and applications
•Researches, summarizes and/or reviews state and federal rulings, cases, regulations, and statutes regarding immigration-related issues.
•Conducts client meetings to prepare affidavits and evidence; outreach to law enforcement, medical providers, schools, therapists, and other community partners to secure evidence and develop relationships
• English/Spanish bilingual fluency required
•Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills. Detail oriented a must.
•Strong writing skills required, as is timely completion of writing tasks
•Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under significant time constraints.
•Juris Doctor (J.D.) from ABA accredited US law school, as well as current, valid bar admission in at least one U.S. state
•Experience in immigration law preferred; however, we are willing to train an enthusiastic and dedicated but inexperienced individual who meets the above criteria. We are looking for a long-term member of our team and are willing to invest in you.
•Hours: Full time (40+ hours/week)
•Salary & Benefits: Salary depends on experience and qualifications. Retirement package provided with employer match. Paid vacation.
Please submit a resume and a short (one page) statement of interest in this position send to email. Please contact us at this e-mail or call 414-488-1200 for more information.
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