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Legal Staff Paralegal in McLean, VA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA McLean, VA

Posted on

Apr 09,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Immigration Paralegal Responsibilities: Under direction of Senior Paralegal/Attorney, takes lead in email/phone client communications. Provides guidance to assignees regarding proprietary systems and case processing. Increased understanding of client communication procedures and requirements. Inputs client services rendered and sends to Accounting for processing. Complete competence of case types previously handled and continually strives to advance and broaden knowledge base; demonstrates increasing levels of independence in case handling. Processes more advanced and varied corporate immigration cases. Evaluates cases, relays concerns, and proactively escalates to the appropriate BAL team members(s). Prepares forms, letters, documents and correspondence for attorney review; adapts tools and resources for casework which deviates from templates; increases knowledge of BAL best practices. Manages status of all filed applications and petitions and finalizes documents after attorney review. Utilizes document and data management systems to prepare, monitor, and record all aspects of client casework as per BAL policy. Prepares internal caseload reports for management. Shares process flow with assignees; Identifies problematic cases and discusses strategies and/or solutions with Attorney. Performs research to obtain information such as background on a company or industry, current wages, processing procedures, standard processing times, etc. Initiates contact with government agencies to obtain necessary information; alerts Senior Paralegal and/or attorney regarding potential process delays/problems.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; 1-year law-related experience under licensed attorney; or, PL certificate from ABA approved program. 1 3 years' U.S. corporate immigration experience. Ability to excel within an extremely high volume environment. Ability to make sound judgement calls. Ability to work well with minimal supervision. Ability to catch errors and correct the work of others. Superior client service skills. Ability to prioritize cases, manager caseload and other tasks (i.e. projects, company management responsibilities, etc.). Ability to meet deadline and goals. MS Office, Scan/Copy; learns to effectively utilize VB and Cobalt.

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Law Firm Staff