GHP is seeking an experienced immigration attorney to represent clients before the various immigration agencies/courts and federal courts. This position requires substantial direct client interaction and collaboration with colleagues.
The attorney will focus solely on matters pertaining to immigration law including: family and employment based petitions, removal defense; asylum applications; U visas; T visas; other non-immigrant visas; naturalization; I-9 compliance; appellate and federal district court litigation.
Job duties (include but not limited to):
Individual client consultations
Develop case strategies for client problems, and monitor paralegal team members in accomplishment of this strategy. Review and approve client documents for submission to agencies and courts.
Direct representation of clients before agencies and courts
Review and approve all client applications and evidence for submission to courts/agencies
Provide substantive and technical leadership, project and case management. The attorney will supervise paralegals and support staff as assigned for each matter.
Job requirements include:
Minimum J.D. Degree and bar admission
Previous immigration experience, minimum two years
Strong attention to detail and keen attention to deadlines
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Able to handle confidential and sensitive materials
Works well under pressure, able to adapt in changing situations
Ability to work independently and as a team in a fast-paced environment
Fluency in Punjabi or Spanish a plus
Preferred experience with Microsoft Office, time and billing software such as Tabs, immigration software such as Lawlogix
Gibbs Houston Pauw is a leading, progressive immigration law firm in downtown Seattle, which handles a broad range of immigration cases. Robert Gibbs and Robert Pauw have received numerous awards for their work.