Associate Immigration Attorney

Employer
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Berry Appleman and Leiden 's (BAL's) dedicated professionals share core values that support our mission to be the world's most trusted resource for corporate immigration services. These values enable us to navigate every step of the immigration process and rapidly resolve even the most complex cases. The collegial environment is one that we cherish and work hard to maintain. To do that, we look for bright talent to deepen our experience and continue to deliver the exceptional service that our clients have come to expect. You too can join our mission! Reporting to a Partner or Senior Associate, Associate Attorneys are responsible for managing Immigration Assistants and Paralegals in the filing of assigned immigration case work. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Represent clients in all aspects of business immigration law. Maintain a high-level of communication with all clients. Oversee and manage a team of legal assistants in case preparation work. Assign and prioritize case work and projects as needed. Train or retrain Immigration Assistants and Paralegals. Establish and maintain case work quality and consistency throughout the office. Liaise with other attorneys in the firm and share all information regarding case preparation. Maintain accuracy to high volume, rapid turnover caseload. Participate in other office projects as assigned. Correspond with the client and the individual employee during the intake process. Assist clients/employees with technical issues in completing the questionnaires and submitting documents. Guide clients and employees through the intake process, enlisting client services as needed. Minimum Education Level: JD degree and must have passed a state bar examination. Experience: 2 - 5 years of experience in business immigration law is required. Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent English writing and oral communication skills. Secondary language skills are a plus. Excellent organization and computer skills required. Note: To apply for this job, submit your application by clicking on the Apply Now button on this page

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