Duane Morris LLP is seeking an experienced Paralegal to provide leadership and support to clients and internal staff. Works under attorney supervision and is responsible for the quality of the work and ensuring deadlines are met. Must have 5 years of experience in client-facing capacity with immigration law firm, department, or corporate immigration function. Must have experience with all aspects of business immigration particularly with the preparation and filing of H-1B, L-1, O1 , E visas, TN applications, J1 waivers, PERM, EB1 Immigrant Visa Petitions, Applications to Adjust Status and consular work.
Responsibilities & Characteristics:
Manage a varied and fast-paced caseload of corporate immigration matters with large degree of independence.
Serve as a resource for client and office procedures.
Communicate regularly with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues.
Know procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and knows client processes.
Responsible for updating and managing status reports and for updating databases for particular clients.
Full utilization of case management and billing systems.
Correspond with clients directly on case processing and other procedural matters.
Run reports. Is able to prioritize own work and take on multiple projects.
Mentor less-experienced staff and assist in training and reviewing workflow for particular clients.
Interested in candidates that produce high quality work with strong attention to detail
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including, but not limited to: medical, dental, 401(k) with firm match, pension, life insurance and generous PTO. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D
About Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris, a global law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today's evolving global markets.