Immigration Attorney Job in San Diego, CA Near Me - 335457 |

Immigration Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - San Diego

Job ID AUA7335457

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas AsylumImmigration - General

2024-06-04 03:24:09

A law firm is seeking an Immigration Attorney to serve as a Removal Proceedings Specialist in San Diego, CA.

Job Overview:

The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of immigration law, particularly in the context of removal defense, and have a proven track record of successfully representing clients in immigration court. They will represent clients in removal proceedings, conduct legal research, prepare necessary filings, provide expert legal counsel, and collaborate with other staff members.


  • Represent clients in removal proceedings before immigration courts, including master calendar and individual hearings.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and prepare necessary filings, motions, and briefs for immigration court cases.
  • Provide expert legal counsel to clients facing deportation, including developing strategies for relief from removal.
  • Prepare clients and witnesses for court appearances, ensuring they understand the process and what to expect.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure comprehensive case management.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in immigration laws, policies, and procedures affecting removal defense.
  • Advocate vigorously on behalf of clients, protecting their rights and pursuing all available forms of relief.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed case files and documentation.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing regular updates on case status and answering any questions or concerns.
  • Participate in firm meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities.


  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active membership in good standing with the State Bar.
  • 1-2 years of experience handling removal proceedings and representing clients in immigration court.
  • Strong understanding of immigration laws, regulations, and procedures related to removal defense.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and advocacy skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Compassionate and empathetic approach to working with clients facing deportation.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) are preferred.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

Similar Jobs Near Me

View All Listings

Immigration Attorney

 California - San Diego

San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks immigration attorney with 5+ years of experience. The ideal candidates should have the immigration practice skills specific to their type of immigration practice, including managing an assigned caseload, knowledge and experience necessary to complete all types of immigration applic....

View Job Post

Entry-level Immigration Practice Group Associate Attorney

 California - San Diego

A law firm in San Diego is seeking an Entry-level Immigration Practice Group Associate Attorney with the following qualifications: Job Overview:The Entry-level Immigration Practice Group Associate Attorney will be responsible for reviewing and filing various non-immigrant and immigrant petitions and applications with government agencies and co....

View Job Post

Mid-level Business Immigration Attorney

 California - San Diego

San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a mid-level business immigration attorney with 3-5 years of experience specifically in business immigration, including extensive experience in nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and PERM applications. The candidate should have excellent client service and communication skills, case m....

View Job Post