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Senior Immigration Paralegal

Company: Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
Location: Boston
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP seeks a full-time Senior Immigration Paralegal to add to the Boston, MA office. This position is open to remote work, or a hybrid in-office/remote schedule. You will work in a fast-paced collegial environment with people who are passionate about immigration law and in helping our clients navigate the complex world of business immigration. You will work in a cohesive team environment and learn from the industry's leading immigration experts so you can continue to grow professionally. Our team is growing. We are looking to add a motivated Senior Immigration Paralegal to help cultivate and build a world-class immigration team. Responsibilities generally include:

  • Work with moderate supervision and guidance to analyze case documents, strategize on best course of action, draft petitions/applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification;
  • Perform more substantive and client-facing work than is typical for a Paralegal in a law firm setting including varied case related duties requiring specialized knowledge and skills in employment-based immigration matters;
  • Be fluent in case management and other reporting tools and technologies used to manage data and information as needed;
  • Work closely in team environment, provide updates while building knowledge of firm and client processes and recommend creative solutions for process improvement to team for specific client accounts to help operationalize new solutions;
  • Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues;
  • Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney;
  • Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production of other junior paralegals (future goal for the role);
  • As practice grows, will oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing systems (future goal for the role);
  • Receive continuous training and development on requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications; and
  • As the practice grows, assist in the hiring and training of new team members and identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects (future goal for the role).
  • Please note, our firm commitment to quality and best practices is supported by continued technological innovation that benefits our clients and staff alike. Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certification
    • Possess at least 4+ years of business immigration paralegal experience
    • Strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of business visas
    • Must have client service mindset, attention to detail and desire to achieve a high level of productivity while maintaining high standards
    • Ability to effectively collaborate and promote teamwork
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
    • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and escalate case issues to supervisor
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient with computer systems and software applications, like Microsoft Excel and INSZoom Culture:
      • Open-door work environments promoting collaboration and mentorship
      • Firm Rankings & Accolades: *Benefits:
        • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
        • 401(k) and profit sharing plans
        • Life Insurance
        • Onsite Parking
        • Gym reimbursement *These benefits are subject to change Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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