We are a well established and fast growing Immigration Law Firm in Miami searching for an A type, bilingual, energetic and experienced Immigration Attorney with excellent interpersonal skills, to join our team and thriving culture. We are customer service and detail-oriented and right candidate must be willing to go the extra mile for the firm's mission.
*Our right candidate must have TWO OR MORE years of experience in deportation and family immigration processes; before all related authorities: USCIS, ICE, Immigration Court, and Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). In addition, she/he is emotional intelligent, possess great interpersonal skills, bilingual effective communication (written and verbal) skills, persuasion skills/ research and high level legal writing skills, initiative, zest to add value to the firm, clients and colleagues, and is able to solve conflicts effectively and in timely matter, as well as build rapport with clients. He/she is well organized, detail-oriented, willing to got the extra mile and loyal to the mission of the Firm.
*Must be willing and able to fly out of town or state, to represent clients; sometimes, in short term notice. Must be willing and able to work some Saturdays as needed (usually for emergency cases).
*The candidate should have in depth experience and knowledge in family and deportation immigration law processes and regulations.
*The right candidate look for the solution to our clients legal needs and is self-motivated, persuade the adjudicator with legal strategies (such as syllogism and analogy)
*Must be able to understand and represent clients during deportation, detention and immigration processes. Also, posses the ability to understand the client and family member's strong emotions, during the process.
*Candidate must be interested in growing within the firm, and align his/her interests with the firm's mission.
Act as key liaison, between the different immigration authorities and clients, communicating effectively and timely in each process; in person, via telephone, mail and email.
Research and find correct arguments and legal solution to each case.
Represent and file documents before Court, USCIS, ICE, Consulate and the BIA, such as: Petitions, Visas, Motions, Waivers, Stays, Notice of Filing, Motion to Reopen/Reconsider, Motion to Appeal (before Court or BIA), argue criminal charges approach, among other processes.
Represent clients during deportation proceedings and interviews before Immigration Court, USCIS and ICE.
Prepare witnesses and applicants for Individual hearings and interviews.
Evaluate FOIAS and make recommendations to clients for further processes.
Must feel confident and prepare to represent clients before Immigration Court, detention centers and USCIS during visits, hearings and interviews.
Improve effectiveness of case management, office structure and organization.
Conduct research and draft law memorandum to answer controversies for managing partner and briefs to file before authorities.
Review and analyze cases to ensure sufficiency of evidence and / or documentation, confirming readiness of cases for hearing; also, responsible for obtaining additional evidence, as necessary.
Perform detailed and complex legal research and providing alternative approaches for immigration issue resolutions.
Prepare cases in a TEAM WORK setting and supervise the supporting staff.
*Salary commensurate to experience and attitude. The firm will offer a competitive compensation, benefits and possible partnership discussion, to right business oriented candidate.
*Only candidates fully qualified and providing 2 writing samples related to immigration will be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Bonuses and Health insurance available after 6 months with the firm.