Immigration Senior Legal Assistant at Law Office of Amira Al Alami, Inc.

Law Office of Amira Al Alami, Inc.

Full-Time

Senior Level

Remote

Not defined

19 Sep → 19 Oct

Job Description

Immigration Senior Legal Assistant

Job Responsibilities

  • Must be fluent in Spanish;
  • Must live in Los Angeles County;
  • Preferred (3) years experience, but minimum of 2 years required;
  • Experience supervisory position;
  • Must be ready to hit the floor running;
  • College degree required;
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized;
  • Must be able to understand and explain immigration concepts and present strategic solutions to attorneys;
  • Manage a large caseload, effectively prioritizing deadlines;
  • Prepare diverse immigration applications, including family-based immigration petitions, with a focus on consular process/waivers applications;
  • Review immigration work and make any necessary adjustments;
  • Meet with clients for preparation of cases;
  • Prepare and submit legal briefs/motions/appeals;
  • Assist and support attorneys in handling cases;
  • Attend continuing legal education (CLE) classes;
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post-offer) background check and obtain a suitable determination;
  • Interact with outside entities (e.g. government agencies, other law firms) to gather information or coordinate appearances as needed; and
  • Liaise with attorneys and staff as needed to ensure legal services meet or exceed expectations.

Benefits/What We offer

  • Salary commensurate with experience

  • Full benefits (medical, 401(k))

  • On-site monthly training with attorneys and staff

  • Opportunities to serve the community via community outreach events

  • Opportunities for growth in our office.

  • Bonus pay

How To Apply

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