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Job Details

Family Immigration Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
2-10 yrs required

Location
Atlanta, GA, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Jan 17, 2024

Profile

A law firm seeking a Family Immigration Attorney:

Job Overview:

The Family Immigration Attorney will provide legal counsel on immigration, citizenship, and family immigration matters. The role involves representing clients, preparing applications, and ensuring compliance with immigration laws.

Job Details:

  • Communicates with clients, employees, and others to answer legal questions, explain information, and address issues or complaints.
  • Advises clients during consultations and throughout the case, preparing applications for citizenship, permanent residence, and employment authorization documents.
  • Interprets and provides advice on immigration, citizenship, and family immigration issues, including political asylum, humanitarian parole, U visa, VAWA, DACA, etc.
  • Represents clients in various family-based and individual petitions, including I-130, adjustment of status, consular processing, I-601 waivers, asylum, and citizenship applications.
  • Maintains accurate record-keeping of customer files and ensures compliance with immigration laws.
  • Achieves a high success rate for full caseloads, including submission of complex RFE and NOID responses.
  • May represent clients in immigration proceedings in U.S. Immigration Courts.
  • Manages immigration litigation process as a leader and member of the legal team, drafting motions, waivers, applications, requests for evidence replies, and appeals.
  • Supervises paralegals, providing guidance, reviewing work, and ensuring detail and accuracy.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • J.D. degree.
  • An active member in good standing of the State Bar.
  • 3 years of in-depth experience in family-based immigration.
  • Thorough understanding of various family-based immigrant visa petitions and consular processing.
  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish (Highly Preferred).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common internal and external documents, with a good understanding of legal jargon.
  • Proficient in personal computer skills, including electronic mail, record-keeping, routine database activity, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • Intermediate-level knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Education and Certifications:

  • J.D. degree.
  • An active member in good standing of the State Bar.

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to perform quality legal research.
  • Proficient in personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage a high caseload and achieve a high success rate.
  • Supervisory skills for managing paralegals and devising case strategy.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
400 Perimeter Center Ter NE Ste 900
Atlanta
Georgia
United States 30346
Phone : 770-450-2000
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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