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Immigration Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

Experience
2-14 yrs required

Location
Gaithersburg, MD, United States

Industry
Legal

Posted on
May 09, 2024

Profile

Job Overview: A law firm in Gaithersburg, MD, is seeking an experienced Immigration Attorney proficient in Spanish to join their team. The ideal candidate must have 5-10 years of legal experience, strong communication skills, and expertise in immigration law.

Duties:

  • Provide legal representation to clients in immigration matters, including family-based petitions, employment-based visas, deportation defense, and asylum applications.
  • Conduct consultations with clients to assess their immigration needs and provide legal advice accordingly.
  • Prepare and file various immigration applications, petitions, motions, and briefs with government agencies and courts.
  • Represent clients in immigration court proceedings, including hearings and appeals.
  • Conduct legal research on immigration laws, regulations, and precedents to support case arguments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files, documentation, and correspondence.

Requirements:

  • Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland.
  • 5-10 years of experience practicing immigration law.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish is essential.
  • Excellent client communication skills, including the ability to explain complex legal concepts clearly and understandably.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently when necessary.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills in evaluating legal options and strategies.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Maryland State Bar or eligibility for admission through reciprocity.
  • Certification or specialization in immigration law is preferred.

Skills:

  • Proficient in legal research tools such as AILA Link, Westlaw, and Lexis.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with diverse immigrant populations.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
1629 K ST NW, Suite 300
Washington
District of Columbia
United States 20006
Phone : (202) 955-5585
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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