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Title : Immigration Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # LQKJ756450

Immigration Paralegal The candidate will assist the Senior Paralegals and Attorneys with the management of corporate immigration cases and client interactions. This includes a variety of duties related to legal document preparation and management, research and case management which requires knowledge of the legal system, terminology and procedures in addition to clerical and administrative skills. Under direction of Senior Paralegal/Attorney, take lead in email/phone client communications. Provide guidance to assignees regarding proprietary systems and case processing. Increased understanding of client communication procedures and requirements. Input client services rendered and send to Accounting for processing. Complete competence of case types previously handled and continually strive to advance and broaden knowledge base; demonstrates increasing levels of independence in case handling. Process more advanced and varied corporate immigration cases. Evaluate cases, relay concerns, and proactively escalate to the appropriate firm team members(s). Prepare forms, letters, documents and correspondence for attorney review; adapt tools and resources for casework which deviates from templates; increases knowledge of the firms best practices. Manage status of all filed applications and petitions and finalizes documents after attorney review. Utilize document and data management systems to prepare, monitor, and record all aspects of client casework as per the firms policy. Prepare internal caseload reports for management. Share process flow with assignees; identify problematic cases and discusses strategies and/or solutions with Attorney. Perform research to obtain information such as background on a company or industry, current wages, processing procedures, standard processing times. Initiate contact with government agencies to obtain necessary information; alerts Senior Paralegal and/or attorney regarding potential process delays/problems. The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree; 1-year law-related experience under licensed attorney; or, PL certificate from ABA approved program. Must have 1-3 years of U.S. corporate immigration experience. MS Office skills are a plus. Should have superior client service skills.

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