Business Immigration Paralegal

  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant
  • Contract Type
    Direct Hire
  • Reference
    US_EN_66_879482_2885303

Special Counsel is currently seeking an Immigration Paralegal with 2 or more years of employment immigration based experience for a full-time job at a well-established legal firm in Austin, TX. This is a great role that offers the opportunity to work with a results-oriented and dedicated team.

This role entails supporting the firms lawyers and performing a variety of functions that may include factual research, document analysis, and drafting transactional documents. Our ideal candidate will play a major part in the success of the office. If you are looking for a new place to work -apply  online today!

Responsibilities:

  • Examines, organizes, researches, summarizes, and analyzes information relating to particular questions or to overcome government challenges to create a logical and usable work product
  •  Assist with preparation and filing of visa petitions Investigates factual issues by using a variety of resources, including local libraries, web sites, client repositories, and other outside sources
  • Presents results of all projects in effectively written memos, e-mails, or in logical discussion
  • Maintains all administrative standards set by the firm, including the preparation and submittal of daily time entries, attendance at administrative meetings, and other administrative tasks as assigned
  • Skills Required:

  • Working understanding of the legal terminology specific to the immigration practice group
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the ability to be trained on specific practice group technology
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to express thoughts clearly using proper grammar and appropriate vocabulary; comments are organized and precise; able to describe a set of facts in a clear, organized, unambiguous fashion
  • High attention to detail and the ability to follow up on assignments in situations where there is little or no guidance
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions; able to structure a system from minimal instruction, and submit a flawless work product
  • Critical thinking skills sufficient to make decisions regarding daily work, a willingness to follow instructions, and responsibility to bring all problems, concerns, or discrepancies to the attention of the supervising lawyer
  • Remain current in practice area industry trends and in the legal profession
  • Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of employment-based immigration experience, including H-1B and L-1 visa petitions
  • Employment Type:

  • Full-Time, Temp to Hire
  • We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent benefits. If you have the qualifications above and are interested in this full-time opportunity – apply today by sending your resume to nkechi.mabray@specialcounsel.com. Not exactly what you were looking for? Browse other available jobs in your area and across the country online at www.specialcounsel.com.



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