Associate Attorney - Employment Based Immigration Law
May 2, 2017
San Diego, California
Full Time - Experienced
Job description Seeking an associate level Employment Based Immigration Attorney to join our firm which has been awarded the Top Attorney from 2013 through 2017 in San Diego. As an Associate Attorney in our San Diego office, you will be able to build your career as our nationally recognized firm continues to grow – ensuring our clients receive expert legal support and impeccable customer service in everything we do.
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You enjoy solving problems for people. You love identifying difficult challenges and being creative when solving issues. You pay attention to the details. You stay focused, prioritize and implement multiple projects. You are driven and thrive on deadlines and being in a high-performing environment. You are a super communicator. You are responsive to clients and able to address their needs over the phone and email.
Handle employment based non immigrant and immigrant visa and PERM labor certification matters.
Develop a good rapport with all current clients.
Within first 60 days have gained a full understanding of the process for working with clients professionally and responding quickly.
Support and manage multiple immigration matters at one time.
Resolve and troubleshoot complex legal issues. Draft complex case matters including petition support letters, audit responses, responses to requests for evidence and appeals.
Organize, plan and schedule cases on priority basis. Handle and follow cases from inception to completion within the stipulated time frame. Review and approve documents and filings with accuracy.
Able to prioritize incoming matters and workload.
Supervise and train incoming and current paralegals.
Competitive salary and benefits and unique Point Loma location.
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE:
Licensed to practice law in California or the United States required
3+ years’ experience in employment-based immigration required
Proven good standing in law school
Proven ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-volume firm required
Has previously handled a variety of employment-based immigration cases versus one specialty area
Experience with PERM is required
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits.