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Title : Senior Immigration Paralegal

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # JRFJ847353

Senior Immigration Paralegal The candidate will take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents. Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses. Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems. Draft legal documents, pleadings, and correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits under the guidance of a lawyer. Assist attorneys with complex family-based immigration petitions and deportation cases. Organize and analyze information and files. Maintain the Firm's litigation calendar. Draft letters and court documents. Draft legal documents including motions, pleadings, exhibit lists, and appeals to the US. Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Draft legal applications for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Thoroughly research laws and judicial decisions about current as well as past cases. Communicate with clients by providing updates and gathering information in English and Spanish. Draft letters to clients in Spanish. ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate's degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies is preferred. Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies, a Certification as a trained paralegal with 2+ years of experience, or equivalent on-the-job Legal Assistant/Paralegal experience in a law firm environment will be considered. Previous experience as a Paralegal with an immigration law firm is preferred. Experience with immigration client management/forms software such as Law Logix, Lolly Law, and Immigration Tracker is preferred. Spanish skills are required.

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