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Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Paralegal The candidate will work closely with associates and client service managers on all aspects of case preparation for temporary and permanent visa petitions and applications. Will perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy. Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency. Draft 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

The candidate should have a BS or BA degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred. Must have 5+ years of experience with an immigration law firm, department or corporate immigration function. Strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visas and client processes needed. Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Outstanding Researcher and PERM required. Demonstrated ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining high level of productivity is essential.

Additional info

Req. #: 004228

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP.
4 Houston Center
1331 Lamar, Suite 1570
Houston, TX 77010

Review:

"Best Firm in the County"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Keep your head above water and you will be able to do well here. The law firm does their best to make sure you will succeed.

Pros : I've been working with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP for over 2 years now. The staff is absolutely wonderful and very helpful. They treat me like family.
Cons : There is a lot of cases and work to be done every single day. The workload is tough but it is still manageable.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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