Associate Attorney with 3+ years of experience Job in Powell, OH Near Me - 324877 |

Associate Attorney with 3+ years of experience

Type Full-Time

Location Ohio - Powell

Job ID F6Z6324877

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

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Practice Areas AsylumImmigration - General

2024-03-13 00:11:08

A law firm located in Powell, OH, is seeking an Associate Attorney focusing on immigration law to lead its high-volume immigration practice. The successful candidate will manage a team, conduct legal research, draft responses to Requests for Evidence (RFE), Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID), and appellate briefs, and provide leadership in overseeing the timely provision of additional evidence.


  • Lead a team in researching and drafting responses to RFEs, NOIDs, and appellate briefs.
  • Train and mentor a team of writers in written advocacy, research, and litigation skills.
  • Oversee support specialists in providing timely additional evidence to support case-dispositive inquiries.
  • Manage the RFE response team to meet all deadlines and continuously improve response quality.
  • Implement and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage high volumes of work effectively.
  • Track and identify trends in RFEs to enhance RFE and application processes.
  • Analyze and evaluate communications from USCIS, including RFEs, NOIDs, and application denials.
  • Evaluate application materials and identify additional evidence to strengthen cases.
  • Provide comprehensive training on legal and factual research to the team.
  • Review case submissions to USCIS for attorney approval before submission.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Bar admission to practice law in a US state or territory.
  • Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience with an emphasis on written advocacy.
  • Leadership or management experience, preferably in a legal setting.
  • Ideally, at least 1 year of experience as an immigration attorney, with substantive experience in researching and drafting responses to RFEs or NOIDs.
  • Experience with various immigration applications such as VAWA, T-Visa, U-Visa, Asylum, Medical DA, I-601, DS-260, and DS-160 applications is advantageous.
  • Substantial legal research and drafting experience.
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Preferably an appellate background or extensive experience in drafting dispositive motions briefs.
  • Prior immigration experience, particularly with responding to RFEs, NOIDs, and/or humanitarian-based cases, is a plus.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Bar admission to practice law in a US state or territory.


  • Excellent written advocacy and litigation skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Proficiency in legal research and drafting.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage high-volume caseloads and meet deadlines consistently.

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