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Job Details

Immigration Attorney

Company name
Davis & Associates

Salary
Annually USD 90000 to 12000

Location
Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Mar 22, 2024

Profile

As an Immigration Attorney at Davis & Associates, you will play a crucial role in providing legal guidance and representation to clients navigating the complex field of immigration law. Your responsibilities will include advising clients on various immigration matters, preparing and filing legal documents, representing clients in court proceedings, and staying abreast of changes in immigration policies and regulations. Additionally, you will consult with potential clients and help them understand our services and how we can help and work to overcome any objectives.

Major Responsibilities

  • Consultations, ensuring you are tracking on close rate and firm KPIs. Follow up on notes, emails, perform shadowing, debriefing with manager or owner.
  • Accompany clients to interviews at the USCIS Field Office and Asylum Office.
  • Represent clients in removal and bond proceedings and appeals to the BIA.
  • Prepare briefs, cover letters with legal analysis and arguments, motions and immigration packets for submission, as needed.
  • Review for quality, give feedback and sign immigration packets, motions and briefs.
  • Support their local office as a leader.
  • Network with attorneys in other practice areas to build reputation and referral base.
  • Research and technical legal writing, as needed.
  • Keeping abreast of the current changes in immigration law.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work closely with paralegals working in that subject matter and reach out to them when necessary to contact client, correct any error or issue, clarify any misunderstanding or confusion.
  • Continuously revisit and explore options for client throughout life of case.
  • Review all high priority tasks with an external deadline to confirm compliance in those matters.
  • Conduct routine meetings with their subject matter legal team members to review case progress and address general questions or issues that surface.
  • Serve as a Duty Attorney for subject matter in specific discipline - not only for DCs with client, but for questions from staff, including Monitor Team.
  • Assist with the process of refunds and closing cases - determining how much work was done to justify retaining any fees and determine when it is appropriate to close case. 
  • Review any copy requests related to files in their subject matter expertise to confirm what can be released and that the copies are complete

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience with family immigration and deportation defense (Fed court and employment based preferred, but not required)
  • JD or LLM required
  • Fully bilingual - Spanish and English - preferred
  • License required; Texas License preferred
  • Advanced understanding of business processes and revenue generation

Company info

Davis & Associates

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