Immigration Attorney (Remote) at Sumner Immigration Law

Sumner Immigration Law


Mid Level


$85.000 - $110.000

14 Sep → 14 Oct

Job Description

About You: You are a highly motivated, experienced immigration attorney who enjoys being part of a team – even while working remotely! You feel confident jumping into a position with minimal supervision and are comfortable managing a high volume of work with consistently excellent work product, working alongside and managing paralegals, drafting, reviewing/revising petitions/applications and audit/RFE responses, conducting consultations, and learning new technology, systems and processes. You enjoy working in an environment where your input is valued and wanted, and you enjoy making meaningful contributions to the practice.

About Us: We are a boutique law firm in Richmond, VA. Our team helps companies, families, and individuals meet their professional and personal goals through employment-based and family-based immigration. We take pride in excellent client service, with a focus on streamlining using technology and systems. We are a fun, energetic, LGBTQ+ and dog friendly group looking for someone who fits well on our team. 

Our values include:

  • Respect and fairness for each other and for our clients
  • Accuracy and quality of our work
  • Teamwork
  • Communication and transparency
  • Diversity
  • Work-life balance

About the Job: Primary responsibilities will include frequent interaction with our founding/managing attorney, other team members, and clients; advising clients and developing strategic case plans; overseeing preparation of immigration petitions and applications; maintaining digital case files; proactive consideration of all stages of the case; and working with team members to complete projects and achieve goals as a group.

Work Location:

  • Candidate must be able to work remotely from a home office preferably in the Richmond, VA area, but can be remote anywhere in the US

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain ownership of and manage a high-volume caseload of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa cases including but not limited to PERM’s, I-140s, H-1Bs, TNs, I-485s as well as some family-based immigration cases including but not limited to N-400s, K-1s, I-130s, I-751s, etc.
  • Effectively manage client relationships including participating in client meetings and calls
  • Manage paralegal and legal assistants so that immigration documents are filed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Possess a precise attention to detail to ensure excellent work product and error free filings
  • Understanding of complex immigration law concepts and ability to research and analyze the law on intricate and complicated immigration issues
  • Ability to provide accurate counsel to clients
  • Conduct client consultations

Requirements / Qualifications

  • U.S. Juris Doctor degree

  • Member in good standing with a state bar

  • At least 5 years employment immigration attorney work experience

  • Experience with PERM’s, I-140s, H-1Bs, TNs, I-485s as well as some family-based immigration cases including but not limited to N-400s, K-1s, I-130s, I-751s

  • Proficiency with case management systems (experience with INSZoom preferred)

  • Meticulous proof-reading and organizational skills

  • Ability to meet established deadlines

  • Excellent research, analytical, written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work easily with a wide variety of individuals

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Benefits/What We offer

  • 401(k) including matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

How To Apply

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