Now hiring Immigration Specialist/Paralegal (SOMA / South Beach)
Jackson & Hertogs is a fast-paced business immigration law firm specializing in the high tech industry. We have an opening for Immigration Specialist.
Responsibilities include: providing high level client support while preparing a variety of immigration cases including H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1 and E-1/E-2 nonimmigrant petitions and applications, PERM labor certification applications and Adjustment of Status/Consular Processing applications. This position works under the direct supervision of an attorney and requires someone who can work well under deadlines and prioritize his/her assignments.
The minimum requirement for this position is a bachelor degree with excellent writing skills and 2 years of experience working in business immigration. Proficiency working with an immigration case management database software is required with experience in LawLogix preferred. Experienced candidates will be well versed in the various nonimmigrant visa categories and/or PERM Labor Certification processing.
Per California legislation AB 1761, Immigration Specialists are required to have a bachelor degree and one of the following: one full year of law related work experience under the supervision of a licensed attorney who has been a member of the State Bar of California for at least the three preceding years and who has signed a written declaration that the candidate is qualified to perform paralegal task; certificate of completion from a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses; paralegal certificate obtained through a paralegal studies program approved by the ABA or from an accredited college or university.
J&H is a team environment and we work to achieve a common goal: obtain approvals of applications and petitions from immigration and labor authorities within the shortest period of time and as economically as possible without sacrificing quality of work. Administrative staff members support this goal by building upon a foundation of quality work, attention to detail and positive rapport with their attorney and clients.
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a rich benefits program, a team-oriented work environment and the opportunity to excel in a quality organization. To apply, please send a cover letter/statement summarizing your qualifications along with your current resume and a recent writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to:
Jackson & Hertogs
201 Mission Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94105