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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

May 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy. Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency. Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits. Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases. Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney. Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production. Oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing systems. Run reports as needed. Work closely in team environment and provide updates while building knowledge of Firm and client processes. Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications. Assist in the hiring and training of new team members. Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 3+ years of experience as a business immigration paralegal. Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Outstanding Researcher and PERM. Strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP.
200 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606