Please note: This position requires 3-5 years of Attorney level experience with a heavy focus on PERM caseload in a high volume environment.
OVERVIEW: Reporting to a Partner or Senior Associate, Associate Attorneys are responsible for managing Immigration Assistants and Paralegals in the filing of assigned immigration case work.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Under the supervision of Partner or Sr. Associate):
• Represent clients in all aspects of business immigration law. • Maintain a high-level of communication with all clients. • Oversee and manage a team of legal assistants in case preparation work. • Assign and prioritize case work and projects as needed • Train Immigration Assistants and Paralegals • Establish and maintain case work quality and consistency throughout the office • Liaise with other attorneys in the firm and share all information regarding case preparation. • Maintain accuracy in high volume, rapid turnover caseload. • Participate in other office projects as assigned
Skills and Abilities:
Must have excellent English writing and oral communication skills. Secondary language skills a plus.
Excellent organization and computer skills required Experience:
Minimum 3-5 years' experience as a business immigration attorney with a PERM focus (ideally managed a PERM program) within a high volume environment.
Passed a state bar examination
Additional Salary Information: Full corporate benefits package, eligibility to participate in a discretionary bonus plan, Bar (licensure) dues and AILA membership paid.
Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is a leading corporate immigration law firm serving US and global companies around the world. Since 1980, our law firm has delivered consistently excellent service across our legal teams. We offer specialized service on difficult cases and assist Human Resources with program and policy management. Clients rely on our optimum combination of effective legal services and... reliable IT tools to manage US and global immigration matters, corporate immigration programs and policies. Our clients include information technology, media, scientific, Internet, engineering, research, industrial, manufacturing, financial and medical institutions of all sizes in cases involving international personnel and visa matters. Whether your company has two or 2,000 immigration cases a year, our legal teams deliver exceptional legal services with a commitment to superior client service.
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