Immigration Paralegal

16 Jun 2017 4:01 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

Location: Downtown Indianapolis

Job Description:
Law firm is looking to hire an Immigration Paralegal to contribute to one of the most sophisticated and multi-dimensional business immigration and global mobility practices in the U.S. If you have excellent computer, communication and research skills and are looking for an exciting career in Immigration Law, we have an opportunity for you as an Immigration Paralegal. In this position, you will work with our team of attorneys; interact with multinational corporate clients; and draft government filings on behalf of highly skilled technical workers, business executives and leading international scientists.

What you would do in this job:
• Assist attorneys in preparation of employment based immigration petitions and applications.
• Utilize web-based immigration case management system and database continuously and accurately.
• Manage a heavy caseload of immigration matters in various stages.
• Contribute to the development of practice processes to simplify work, standardize procedures and help the team operate more efficiently and effectively.
• Conduct Immigration-related research.

What we would expect from you:
• Energetic, organized, detail-orientated and disciplined, with the willingness to work hard.
• Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, through effective communication and organizational strategies.
• Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints, with competing and shifting priorities.
• Knowledge and commitment of the utilization of technology.
• Ability to bill 1550 hours, annually, to meet the firm’s billing expectations for paralegals.
• Strong project management skills.

What you should expect from us:
• A career model that provides paralegals with an opportunity for growth and outlined path toward career advancement within the firm.
• A presumptive bonus for the achievement of the annual billable hours target and an opportunity to be rewarded for value-added work through a discretionary bonus.
• Encouragement to prepare for future responsibilities and career success through the pursuit of in-house and off-site professional and education opportunities.
• Opportunities to contribute to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work through our tradition of pro bono, volunteerism, and philanthropy.

Job Requirements:

• Ideal candidates will have an international or multi-cultural professional background and an interest in immigration law; some experience with employment-based immigration is a plus, but not required.
• Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated strong research and analytical skills are required; paralegal certificate or degree will be considered in lieu of a four year degree.
• Strong technical aptitude, critical thinking, analytical and decision making skills.
• Foreign language proficiency is preferred.

Will consider relocation for this position. 

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