Immigration Attorney Job in Bronx, NY Near Me - 310574 |

Immigration Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Bronx

Job ID YFGP310574

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 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 Immigration - General

2024-02-23 01:08:42

Bronx office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an immigration attorney with 2 years of experience. The candidate will provide legal representation to individuals on immigration matters, including representation before government agencies, such as U.S. immigration courts, U.S. Citizenship, and Immigration Services. Will 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 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 representing clients before the Immigration Court, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, U.S. Develop and litigate cases, including legal research and developing case strategy. Interviews, certifies eligibility, identifies the legal problems of G&A clients within a specific area of law, and provides clients with appropriate legal assistance in the form of advice, referrals, or actual representation. Participates in outreach and case acceptance meetings. Represents clients in court and before administrative agencies, including investigation, witness preparation, pre- and post-hearing written arguments, the conduct of the hearing, and related activities. Provides documentation, statistical information, and other records as required by the Managing Attorney and Legal Project Manager. Participates in training to keep up CLEs as may be provided by the program. Understanding legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters is required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Gsuite, or related software. Must have an Active New York Bar license (in good standing).

The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Be able to attend USCIS interviews and must be able to travel if required. Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Should have excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are needed. Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment is required. Should have the ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion and good judgment. Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school.

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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