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Senior Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Georgia - Atlanta

Job ID W4GL233414

Job Experience Midlevel Associate

Practice Areas Business ImmigrationFamily Immigration

2022-06-17 04:08:32

Atlanta office of our client seeks a senior attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candidate will handle a heavy caseload, work independently, and zealously represent the clients both in and out of court. Will counsel associates to resolve or prevent conflicts. Strategize, prepare for, and attend trial proceedings, mediation, and arbitration. Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, and motions. Represent clients in court to argue motions during legal proceedings. Prepare legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, notices, and discovery requests/responses. Perform quality legal work, and oversee entire matter files from case initiation, case strategy/planning, including regular status conferences with clients throughout the process until successful completion of the case. Meet with clients after they have hired the firm to determine case strategies based on their goals and the law. Assess eligibility for relief from removal proceedings, and represent detained and non-detained clients in removal proceedings in Immigration Court. Represent clients at USCIS interviews; prepare case strategy and clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony; and oversee court hearings and USCIS interviews. Draft, review, and file appropriate court pleadings including legal motions, petitions, and briefs. Prepare appropriate immigration applications. Participate in training and work closely with staff to draft and implement program protocols, workflow processes, and case-related policies and procedures. Responsible for legal operations consistent with the firm's mission and principles while playing a key role in managing client relationships. Oversee activities and production of the legal team while also working closely with the administrative team. Communicate with third parties, courts, and opposing counsel, delegating to the legal team when appropriate. Anticipate issues and potential for new business with existing clients. Network as strategized with the firm owner. Participate in monthly meetings with assigned support staff to collaborate on case strategy and determine case statuses. Report case statuses on a monthly basis to the firm owner. Provide excellent customer service while building client rapport and trust. Should have solid trial experience. Previous experience advocating for clients in trials, mediation, and arbitration is required. Must be a member of State and Local Bar Associations and in good standing.

The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree with a law degree from an accredited law school (such as an LL.M., JSD, or J.D. degree). Excellent time management and interpersonal skills are required with persuasive writing and verbal communication skills. Must be willing to mentor the newer associates.

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.

The estimated salary for this position
is $177,455*.

$177.5 K

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