Immigration Attorney Job in Sherman Oaks, CA Near Me - 313634 | BCGSearch.com

Immigration Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - Sherman Oaks

Job ID 6D9E313634

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas AsylumImmigration - General

2024-02-23 01:19:15

A law firm in Sherman Oaks, CA, is seeking a USCIS/ Removals Immigration Attorney to provide legal representation to individuals on immigration matters. The ideal candidate will have the necessary legal expertise to represent clients before government agencies, including U.S. immigration courts and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This role requires a deep understanding of immigration law, strong communication skills, and the ability to manage a high caseload while maintaining attention to detail.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Provide legal representation to individuals on immigration matters, including representation before government agencies, such as U.S. immigration courts and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Conduct thorough consultations with clients as needed.
  • Conduct preparation sessions with clients for interviews before USCIS, U.S. immigration courts, and U.S. state courts.
  • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents, and interpret laws, rulings, agency guidance, and regulations to determine the appropriate legal strategy for the advisability of proceeding with a case.
  • Docket all case deadlines when necessary.
  • Manage large caseloads, independently manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, and review, draft, and monitor petitions.
  • Oversee timely preparation of cases assigned and keep track of all deadlines under the attorney's supervision.
  • Provide guidance to paralegals on assigned cases, including monitoring case progress, monitoring emails to clients, and setting case strategies.
  • Review the work of paralegals in recordkeeping and document preparation.
  • Prepare legal cover letters, memorandums, briefs, and opinions.
  • Prepare and file appeals before administrative and federal courts.
  • Keep clients informed of case progress through telephonic, electronic, and written communication.
  • Prepare appeals, motions, and petitions before the federal district courts and federal circuit courts and represent clients before the Immigration Court, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services.

Requirements:

  • Two years of experience as an Immigration Attorney.
  • JD degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active New York Bar license (in good standing) with experience in USCIS and Removals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to attend USCIS interviews and must be able to travel.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Gsuite, or related software.

Education:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active New York Bar license (in good standing) with experience in USCIS and Removals.

Certifications:

  • Active New York Bar license (in good standing) with experience in USCIS and Removals.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of legal language and principles.
  • Proficiency in research methods, court pleadings, and processes.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Gsuite, or related software.

Job Location: Sherman Oaks, CA

Specializing exclusively on immigration law, this firm is well-known for significant results among clients and peers in the legal community. The firm's practice areas include family-based immigration, deportation and removal, federal immigration litigation, immigrant and non-immigrant employment. The firm works as a team to develop strong strategies for legal representation. Understanding the importance of open communication and transparency, the highly skilled attorneys continually keep the clients informed about the status of their case. The attorneys are graduates from the top schools and have years of extensive experience in immigration matters. Founded in 2006, the firm has offices in New York, California, Michigan, and Djibouti.

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