Berry Appleman and Leiden, a premier global immigration law firm, is seeking a Paralegal with 2-3 years of business immigration experience, to join its Boston office.
Come be an integral member of the team! Apply today.
The Paralegal is responsible for working with attorneys in the preparation, filing, and monitoring of pending employment-based immigration petitions and applications with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, Department of Labor and Department of State.
Prepare immigration applications/petitions: draft forms and supporting letters, and gather supporting documentation within expected timelines as assigned by manager for submission to the appropriate government agency
Understand the procedures and documentation required for cases to be filed successfully
Gather and track the receipt of information and documents from clients
Prepare forms, support letters, and other documents accurately according to information received from clients and based on case type
Finalize documents after review by Attorney, Practice Manager, or Team Manager Proactively communicate with clients via email and phone, providing information and assistance to clients regarding legal procedures (NOT legal advice)
Consistently update database(s) and utilize case management tools effectively and efficiently to monitor cases and track deadlines and expiration dates
• Make photocopies • Send faxes • Retrieve and/or return files • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Abilities
Superb organizational and time management skills
Ability to multi-task and exhibit strong attention to detail and accuracy both in drafting forms and support letters
Ability to manage cases and work within strict timelines
Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written are a must
Ability to proofread and edit your own work product and others’ work product
Good general computer knowledge and typing skills, including word-processing, email, and forms software
Excellent client customer service and interpersonal skills
Reliability, teamwork and professionalism towards clients and co-workers
Ability to receive and analyze information
Ability to judge appropriate levels of information shared with clients
2-3 years of experience with business immigration is required (NIV, IV, PERM)
Experience with high volume caseloads is a plus
and/or Paralegal Certificate
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon experience and is market competitive for the Boston Area
Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is widely respected for resolving the most challenging corporate immigration cases, regardless of volume or complexity. We serve clients across a broad spectrum of global industries, from science and technology, to manufacturing and engineering, to energy and financial services, to sports and entertainment.
BAL's dedicated professionals share core values that suppo...rt our mission to be the world’s most trusted resource for corporate immigration services. These values enable us to deftly navigate every step of the immigration process and rapidly resolve even the most complex cases. Our collegial environment is one that we cherish and work to maintain. We look for bright talent to deepen our experience and deliver the type of service our clients have come to expect.