We offer a starting salary of $75,000.00 with benefits. This salary is based upon a current percentage of the annual revenue of our Immigration practice. Future salary increases will be tied to annual revenue growth from the Immigration practice. We have a simple formulae for calculating salary increases. As our Immigration practice is ancillary to our larger litigation practice. The position of an Associate Attorney is an opportunity to grow and to redefine the Immigration practice consistent with the values and principals of our firm. Other than servicing our existing clients, there is no expectation to grow the Immigration practice unless there is an independent desire to do so.
We are seeking an associate attorney with 1-5 years experience in Immigration law. Fluency in Spanish preferred but not required. The position will require the supervision of three bi-lingual and experienced Immigration paralegals. Presently our practice is oriented toward family immigration, self petitions, and specialized complex immigration matters involving appeals and district court actions. We also have a limited employment immigration practice that focuses on National Interest Waivers and L-Visas. We no longer handle Immigration Court matters, but continue to take appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Federal Circuit Courts. We also handle a limited number of motions to reopen in front of the Immigration Court. After nearly 25 years of practice we have a mature and well organized Immigration practice that utilizes advanced practice management software that tracks cases and minimizes clerical tasks. We are selective in our cases and most of our work comes from referrals from existing clients.
License to practice in the State of Connecticut or other state jurisdiction. We prefer that attorneys not licensed in Connecticut have the intention to seek admission within the first year of hire. Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required. Ability to write competently is required. However, we seek to develop the writing ability all of our employees over time. The position will provide the opportunity to practice appellate writing in a supportive environment.
We are a small energetic boutique law firm. We are known for taking on challenging cases involving Civil Rights, Employment, Immigration, and Personal Injury. We are motivated by a social mission and a belief that lawyers are intended by their profession to be agents of change. We move to protect the rights of individuals regardless of their social status, place of origin, or wealth. Our firm is well organized and supported by advanced practice management software, which tracks cases and deadlines in a paperless secure cloud system. We have Class A office space in a professional high rise building on the City Green in downtown New Haven.