Immigration Attorney

The Aguirre Law Firm - A Professional Corporation
Posted Jan 21
Full Time
Los Angeles, California
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Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Training & development

The Aguirre Law Firm is an established and trusted immigration law firm with a strong team motivated by the positive changes they create for our clients and immigrant community. Our Team is looking for a like minded Attorney with the same values and motivations.

Qualifications:

  • License to practice law in the State of California
  • Must have 1 - 3 years of experience practicing immigration
  • Knowledge of USCIS and EOIR procedures and case management
  • Ability work and maintain a caseload of 150+ cases
  • Must be fluent to speak and write in both English and Spanish REQUIRED
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible Team Player
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Be Flexible to work from two Office Locations Los Angeles, and Van Nuys would be helpful, but not required.

Job Duties and Skills:

This Attorney should have the capacity to manage an array of tasks including but not limited to

  • Meet with Department Manager/Attorney and team to assure we are meeting deadlines and completing tasks
  • Review and prepare EOIR & USCIS Filing as needed
  • Help develop, implement, and assist in following procedures to ensure we are meeting EOIR Immigration requirements
  • Help create, implement and update training material/checklist to assure team is up to date on law and procedures
  • Help facilitate daily or weekly meetings to foster and environment of open communication and collaboration with team and management
  • Calendar management to avoid conflicts and prioritize workload equitably
  • Contribute ideas to further the company mission
  • Conduct file and calendar reviews to assure the timeliness of work and to keep the team accountable.
  • Analysis cases to identify issues, and potential conflicts and communicate with clients issues and set expectations.
  • Research relevant statutes, case law, new legal developments and potential arguments
  • Meet and discuss overall case game plans and theory with supervising attorney
  • Prepare clients for interview and set up expectations
  • Draft Motions, Waivers, Declarations, Litigation Briefs as needed
  • Documents client communications and case notes
  • Communicate effectively with clients to assure client satisfaction
  • Work 1 Saturday per month, as needed.
  • Other case management related tasks to assist office as a team player
  • Register, organize and file file/case correspondence from the government and clients
  • Notes and data entry and upkeep of our company software
  • Ability and hand dexterity to type at least 45 wpm
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, MS Word, Excel, MS Outlook, internet proficient
  • Ability to occasionally lift large case files of an excess weight of 25 Lbs.
  • Ability to arrive punctually from Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Please respond with your resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples demonstrating skills for analyzing case matters, communication / writing skills, and knowledge of the law. We may in turn contact you to ask you for additional writing samples or schedule an appointment.

Please submit your resume with all supporting documents to this ad

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 - $115,000.00 per year

Benefits:

401(k)

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Schedule:

8 hour shift

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

Personal protective equipment provided or required Social distancing guidelines in place.

Experience:

Immigration: 2 years (Required)

Language:

Spanish (Required)

License/Certification:

license to Practice in California (Required)