Virginia, US

Senior Paralegal - Business Immigration

The Los Angeles office of Fragomen Worldwide, a leading international business immigration law firm is seeking a Senior Paralegal with 5+ years of business immigration law experience.

The Senior Paralegal provides leadership and support to the legal team, clients and internal staff.  The Senior Paralegal works under attorney supervision and is also responsible for the quality of the team’s work and ensuring deadlines are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy.
  • Draft and file Petitions/Applications.
  • Communicate regularly with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues.
  • Assist with 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.
  • Assist in the training of new team members.
  • Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects.

Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. Degree Required.
  • 3+ years of immigration experience in a senior level capacity with a law firm or corporate legal department in a corporate immigration function.
  • Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.
  • Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Outstanding Researcher and PERM.
  • Demonstrates high level of productivity and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with competing demands, maintaining attention to detail.
  • Provides high level of client service ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Manages caseload with a large degree of independence.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.

About Us:

Fragomen is the leading firm dedicated exclusively to immigration services worldwide. Our more than 50 offices and over 3,750 employees are strategically located in key commercial centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. This expansive reach allows us to provide services in more than 170 countries.

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Full Time
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