Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Senior Paralegal who has at least five (5) years of experience preparing and filing non-immigrant visa cases (i.e. H-1B/H-4, L-1A/L-1B/L2, E-3/E-3D, J-1/J-2, TN/TD, consular visa applications, etc.) as well as at least two (2) years of experience managing and/or leading a team or junior-level paralegal staff.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of attorneys:

  • Train, oversee and manage the members of the Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) team.
  • Prepare and file well-documented, well-presented immigration petitions.
  • Draft and file DHS/USCIS/DOL applications and forms, supporting documents, and cover letters.
  • Draft letters to clients and inquiries to government agencies as instructed and overseen by attorneys.
  • Communicate with clients to gather and obtain the needed materials.
  • Use and devise checklists for documents and supporting materials required in particular applications.
  • Follow-up on inquiries with various government agencies and clients.
  • Respond to client calls and inquiries as directed by attorneys.
  • Participate in recruitment of legal staff.
  • Participate in and contribute to bi-yearly performance reviews of NIV team members and provide ongoing feedback to team.
  • Participate in recruitment of legal staff.
  • Participate in and contribute to bi-yearly performance reviews of NIV team members and provide ongoing feedback to team.
  • Conduct meetings with NIV team and ensure cases and deadlines are appropriately managed and met.
  • Schedule appointments for prospective and existing clients.
  • Other duties as specified by attorneys.

Education & Experience

A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate is required, as well as at least five (5) years of business immigration experience, specifically with non-immigrant visa cases. Our ideal candidate is experienced, smart, a self-starter, achievement/detail-oriented, reliable, an excellent multi-tasker, a team player, with a flexible mindset and excellent analytical, writing, time/case-management, and people management skills and expertise.

Benefits
If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins for this position. Compensation is commensurate with experience (40 hours a week) and benefits include medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, holidays, and a discretionary bonus.

 

 

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Company Description

A small, fast-paced, and friendly boutique immigration law firm – located in San Francisco’s financial district – with a focus on business immigration. We are known for providing excellent and proactive legal analysis and service to our clients. Our clients are diverse, our staff is diverse and our expertise is broad.