Immigration Attorney

As an Immigration Attorney, you will be instrumental in guiding clients through the multifaceted immigration process. Your role demands a comprehensive understanding of immigration law and exceptional client service skills, ensuring successful outcomes in various legal scenarios. Your responsibilities include:

Client Consultation and Advocacy: Providing personalized legal consultation, understanding each client’s unique needs, and advising on the most viable legal options. Your role involves zealous representation of clients’ interests, maintaining transparent communication, and filing G-28s on their behalf.

Case Management and Strategy Development: Leading a diverse range of immigration cases from inception to resolution. This includes strategizing tailored solutions, analyzing case specifics, and foreseeing potential challenges to address them proactively.

Preparation and Submission of Cases: Crafting compelling petitions for various immigration applications such as work visas, family-based petitions, adjustment of status, and naturalization. Your meticulous attention to detail is crucial in ensuring accuracy and compliance with current immigration laws. This also involves staying abreast of legal developments and preparing detailed legal briefs and reports.

Collaboration and Team Leadership: Working in tandem with paralegals, legal assistants, and other attorneys. You will mentor and oversee junior staff to ensure high-quality, timely casework.

Response to Legal Queries: Addressing Requests for Additional Evidence (RFEs) from government agencies through detailed analysis and preparation of persuasive responses.

Appeals and Legal Motions: Managing appeals and motions to reconsider or reopen cases, crafting comprehensive legal arguments to uphold client positions.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

J.D. from an ABA-approved law school.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in employment-based immigration law.

An active member in good standing with a state Bar, with eligibility to represent clients and sign G-28s.

Proficiency in EB1, EB2-NIW, O1, PERM labor certifications, H-1B, L-1, and E visa matters.

Fluency in a second language is desirable.

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes, including oversight of cases and potential supervision of paralegals and case managers.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Adept at persuasive legal writing and advocacy.

Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

Excellent communication, customer service, and writing abilities.

Ability to work independently or collaboratively within a team.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Start Date: Immediate.

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM.

Location: Hybrid, primarily reporting to the Washington, D.C. office.

Compensation: Starting at $75,000 annually, with benefits including 20 days PTO, unlimited sick days, 11 business holidays per year, and comprehensive health insurance with dental and vision.

Open Positions: Five positions available this quarter.

Eligibility to work in the USA required (U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or valid EAD holder for over 180 days).

Current clients or family members of employees are not eligible.

Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to hr@haymanwoodward.com, referencing “Immigration Attorney position.” Attention: Ana Paula Montanha, Managing Partner and Co-Founder.

APPROVALS

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