Overview

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A boutique immigration law firm is looking to hire an Immigration Attorney. The attorney will represent our firm’s sophisticated client base with a focus on business immigration, excellent writing and critical thinking skills, superb administrative skills, and a top academic background. We are looking for a candidate who is a team player, a problem solver, an independent thinker, and someone who is resourceful, energetic, and genuinely interested in being a part of our team.

Legal Duties:

  • Drafting professional and accurate applications and positions to be presented to US Embassies and United States Citizenship and Immigration Service on behalf of clients.
  • Represent clients at US Embassies and consulates within the scope of consular-based applications.
  • Identify legal and practical issues associated with each case and the appropriate action to be taken at each stage, bearing in mind proposed timelines.
  • Correspond in a professional manner with a range of clients and be able to manage client expectations by discussing matters on the phone and via email.
  • Manage the entirety of cases as well as ad hoc duties for any given matter.
  • Stay current on business immigration law developments and contribute to the firm’s thought leadership and marketing efforts.
  • Participate in legal marketing events such as roundtables, conferences, and webinars.

Required Skills and Qualities:

  • Completion of law degree from a leading university.
  • Member in good standing of a US state bar.
  • At least two years of US business immigration experience.
  • Membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a plus.
  • Native-level English is a must. An advanced level of Hebrew is advantageous.
  • Superb knowledge of the L-1, Blanket L, H-1, E, O-1, and B-1 categories as well as employment and family-based green card applications.
  • Highly detail-oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to relate and communicate to clients and people at all levels.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently to strict deadlines.
  • The ability to effectively prioritize and administer tasks as well as the flexibility to do occasional work outside of office hours.
  • A desire to take ownership of their caseload and use initiative even while under pressure.
  • An excellent understanding of all Microsoft Office packages and office technology.