Entry-Level Immigration Paralegal
FordHarrison LLP
Atlanta, GA US
Posted ago
FordHarrison LLP

FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is looking to grow its immigration practice in the Atlanta office. In this role, you will use the latest technology, interact with firm clients from various industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, airline, construction management, food production, etc., and work alongside experienced immigration lawyers and a team of proficient paralegals. Qualified candidates should be team players; proactive; have strong attention to detail; excellent communication skills (verbal and written); and have the ability to learn new software, systems and processes quickly. IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE NOT REQUIRED. We will train you! This is an onsite position.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other requested documents,
  • Assisting attorneys in the preparation of PERM applications,
  • Reviewing and tracking the progress of immigration packets,
  • Monitoring case deadlines and prepare expirations reporting,
  • Making copies, sending faxes and email,
  • Data entry, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, etc.) a plus
  • A strong desire to work in a close-knit, collaborative, team-oriented environment to meet our clients’ objectives related to their foreign national employees
  • Strong writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proficiency in client communication, teamwork, and office technology

If you are a recent graduate with an interest in international relations, immigration, or seeking to explore an exciting and very interesting area of law, then this terrific, entry-level paralegal career opportunity may be for you. Interested candidates should apply directly to this ad by submitting a resume. No search firms, please.

About FordHarrison LLP

FordHarrison LLP combines skilled lawyers, a national presence, a unique commitment to client service, and strong programs of diversity and mentoring, to create one of the leading law firms in the nation. We have nearly 200 lawyers in 28 offices across the country, including three affiliate offices. Adhering to the principles of the FH Promise, our attorneys strive to provide clients with sound legal advice, practical counseling, and excellent client service.

FordHarrison LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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