Los Angeles, CA
Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services•
5 - 7 years
Posted 35 days agoby Cherese DeJesus
Premier California law firm seeks a bilingual (English/Spanish) Immigration Law savvy Attorney with 4-6 years of experience (JD class of 2012 - 2014 ) to join its expanding Los Angeles office.
Candidate will have the following: 4-6 years of experience as an immigration attorney within a law firm setting (experience will be current or very recent) ; English & Spanish fluency ; Demonstrated ability to build and manage caseload effectively ; Experience preparing diverse immigration applications, including removal defense & family-based immigration petitions.
Stellar academic credentials (Law Review and/or Moot Court accolades desired) ; Strong research, oral, verbal & written communication skills ; California Bar.
Excellent work environment and benefits package with competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Representing non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings the Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals
-Manage workload of cases, effectively prioritize deadlines.
-Visiting and conducting intake with detained individuals at centers.
-Ability to explain sophisticated immigration concepts and present strategic solutions.
-Preparing diverse immigration applications, including removal defense & family-based immigration petitions.
-Reviewing immigration applications/packets and make any necessary adjustments.
-Presenting to and working withlaw enforcement, prosecutorial offices, and community-based organizations on changes in immigration law.
-Developing strategy and prepare clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony.
-Meeting with potential clients for strategic immigration consultations and determine necessary strategy.
-Providing legal analysis for clients to determine any possible case benefits.
-Preparing and submitting legal briefs for a variety of immigration cases.