Job Details

Senior Associate Attorney

Company name


Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 02, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 15, 2020

Posted on

Feb 04, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 85000 to 120000 Annually

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required


Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Senior Associate Attorney
The candidate responsible for: legal operations consistent with the Firm’s mission and values – overseeing the activities and production of the Legal Team (Paralegal, Legal Assistants and any Jr Associates) and playing a key role in managing the client relationship. Includes: understanding many nuances of CrImmigration law; meeting potential new clients (PNC) for strategic immigration consultations; determining necessary strategy for PNC based on their goal and articulating the importance/value of hiring firm; client counseling and explanation of strategy/expectations; drafting, reviewing and finalizing legal motions and petitions; complex criminal and immigration court litigation; representation at client USCIS interviews; preparing strategy and clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony; communicating with third parties, courts, and opposing counsel, delegating to Legal Team when appropriate; overseeing court and USCIS interview calendar; updating clients with important legal developments; producing complex legal work which can be billed at avg rate of $350/hr+; supervising document flow and case/project management; updating Owner on weekly basis of caseload priorities; supervising all legal duties that lead to conclusion of the case; Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the law firm or for a client — and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Synthesizing legal research and analysis into a coherent written memorandum or brief for submission to a client, court or arbitrator; Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting alterations to those documents; Negotiating with opposing counsel on legal issues, including settlement conferences; anticipating new issues and potential for new business with existing clients; networking as strategized with Owner; team case production incentives; creating and proposing new or amended workflow policies and procedures; attracting quality clients as VIP referral sources.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate Degree. Should have admitted to the Georgia Bar. Must have 6-10 years experience in criminal defense and/or immigration (removal defense/family-based) law firm or organization. Bilingual in Spanish with written and oral fluency is essential. Should have strong communication skills, both oral and written. Must know how to use: a Mac computer, an online calendar, Word, or Excel, or Outlook mail, and some type of case management software (and we mean know more than how to open the program).

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1100 Spring St NW 770,
Atlanta, GA 30309

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