Senior Associate Immigration Attorney
The candidate reporting to an Income Partner or Equity Partner, will be accountable for managing clients and complex immigration cases. Senior Associates may supervise one or more attorneys and/or four or more Paralegals. Represent clients in business immigration law matters. Manage complex and difficult cases. Represent firm at client sites at presentations or meetings. Maintain high-level of communication with all clients. Oversee and manage a team of Attorneys and/or Paralegals in case preparation and submission, including assigning and prioritizing case work and projects, training of Associate Attorneys, Immigration Assistants, and Paralegals, and ensuring accuracy of all work. Liaise with other attorneys in the firm and share information regarding business immigration law. Provide input in attorney related policies and procedures. Oversee and take lead in law practice projects. Provide partnership assistance in addressing any perceived needs of the practice. Provide input to partnership on hiring and performance reviews for associates and Paralegals. Take leadership role in establishing and maintaining quality and consistency of legal work throughout the firm. Should have J.D. degree and must have passed a state Bar examination. 5+ years of experience practicing high volume business immigration law is required. Experience managing a team of Paralegals and/or Legal Assistants is required. Must have excellent English writing and oral communication skills, secondary languages are a plus.