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Immigration Paralegal

Parker Poe, 1180 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America; Parker Poe, 1400 K Street NW, Suite 1000, DC, District Of Columbia, United States of America; Parker Poe, 200 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America; Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America Req #78
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments.

We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.

We are not utilizing agencies to fill this position.

 

 

The Immigration Paralegal will provide general immigration and corporate support to attorneys across multiple office locations and will interact with external clients as well as internal support staff.  This is a nonexempt administrative position that reports to the Office Administrator and assigned attorneys.  There are no direct reports to this position. The Paralegal will work a regular schedule as determined by the Office Administrator/HR and/or the assigned attorneys.  The typical schedule will consist of 7.5 hours per day equating to 37.5 hours per week. Additional hours (including overtime) will be required on occasion. This role can sit in one of four office locations: Charleston, SC; Raleigh, NC; Atlanta, GA; or, Washington, DC.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this position include preparation and filing of  a wide variety of non-immigrant, and immigrant employment petitions, family petitions, visa applications, PERM labor certification applications, applications for adjustment of status, and applications for U.S. citizenship.   

 

Requirements:

Ideal candidates should have 5+ years of business immigration experience preparing and handling a variety of  employment based non-immigrant petitions and immigrant petitions, PERM  labor certifications, visa applications  and applications for adjustment of status.  The candidate should possess strong writing skills,  experience with an immigration based forms and document management system, have excellent case management and organizational skills and be able to work independently. 

 

A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.  Experience with the Law Logix immigration system and foreign language skills are a plus.

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law
  • Parker Poe, 1180 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Parker Poe, 1400 K Street NW, Suite 1000, DC, District Of Columbia, United States of America
  • Parker Poe, 200 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
  • Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America