Loke Walsh Immigration Law is currently seeking an Associate to start immediately. We are a growing, busy, tight-knit law firm, and we are looking for a dedicated immigration attorney to handle business immigration matters and to provide sound legal advice and strategy to clients on all immigration matters. We are open to hiring entry-level attorneys with no prior immigration experience as well as experienced attorneys. On any given day, you may be working on business cases for artist and entertainers (musicians, dancers, actors, producers, directors, contortionists, TV hosts, VFX artists), scientists and researchers (astro-physicists, climate change researchers, artificial intelligence researchers), entrepreneurs, professionals (CEOs, VPs, investment bankers, engineers, accountants, architects, social media influencers), athletes and students as well as family-based cases. We are all immigrants supporting immigrants!
What you will do:
Prepare immigration applications for both family-based, employment-based (NIV and IV), and naturalization applications for filing with USCIS, including drafting forms, support letters and supporting documentation.
Work closely with the firm’s partner to legally evaluate viability of cases.
Analyze and develop strategy and supporting evidence for cases.
Assist in supervising and mentoring other paralegals and administrative staff in preparing and reviewing numerous petitions.
Communicate with clients in a friendly and professional manner over the phone and in person.
Monitor the status of all filed applications and petitions, providing status updates to clients.
Effectively manage complex projects under tight deadlines.
If you have: A license to practice law in the United States
Have strong writing and analytical skills including use of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling;
Have excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to effectively manage and prioritize;
Have strong attention to detail, a good work ethic, and excellent customer service skills;
Have the ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple, competing and changing priorities effectively under deadlines;
Are a self-starter demonstrating good judgment, initiative and ability to resolve problems;
Have a demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team; and,
Wish to develop knowledge and expertise in specific areas with the goal of functioning independently.
Plus, you enjoy…
Eating in general;
Boba (like taro, Thai tea, green tea, caramel — just to name a few examples) or milkshakes, and yeah or fruit / vegetable juice;
Seasoned fries, Magnum’s (you know… those ice cream bars), cookies (different kinds each month) and of course, fruits (also, a monthly thing);
Cookie-of-the-month and fruit-of-the-month;
Occasional team-sponsored lunch;
Trying out new food to promote team-building; and,
Team meditation every other week.
We encourage you to check us out and apply for the position.
At Loke Walsh Immigration Law, we foster a close friendly atmosphere. Working hard for our clients is our top priority, but robots, we are not (in Yoda syntax), and we don’t expect you to be either.
If it does, please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples. Writing samples do not have to be legal memoranda, but can include any writing assignments from a liberal arts class (e.g. English, Political Science, History, Sociology, etc.) or any other type of creative writing.
About Loke Walsh Immigration Law
Loke Walsh Immigration Law is a boutique law firm in Pacific Palisades, California. We focus on obtaining a variety of visas for new graduates, professionals, artists and entertainers, professors and researchers, athletes, investors, multinational company transfers and individuals in various industries. In addition, our firm assists clients with I-9 audits, H-1B audits and corporate compliance policies.