We are a well-established law firm with an immediate opening for an experienced immigration paralegal/case manager for our Nashville Tennessee office. The opening is for the litigation team in our immigration department which handles an abundant amount of removal defense – Cancellation of Removal, SIJ, asylum, withholding, CAT, credible fear, reasonable fear, immigration bonds, appeals to BIA etc. The position provides excellent opportunities to develop professionally and ascend to other positions within the Firm. If you are interested in joining a team who is client centered, positive, growth oriented and dynamic, this is the place for you.
Duties/Responsibilities: Manage a high volume case load in a fast paced environment, coordinate communication with clients, attorneys and other team members, coordinate case work and meetings telephonic and personal, assist in document preparation and revision, maintain a working knowledge of current immigration policies practices, procedures, formats and terminology, proficiency in legal research and writing is a plus.
Knowledge/Experience: Proficient in English and Spanish – must speak, read, write and translate verbally and in writing in both languages, minimum 3 to 5 years of recent experience in relevant immigration law, excellent communication skills, superior organizational skills and strong case management skills, must be able to work independently with little supervision as well as part of the team, advanced typing and computer technology knowledge in MS word, excel, outlook and legal software (knowledge of law logix is a plus), ability to prioritize urgent matters and meet self-imposed, Firm imposed and government imposed deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions, ability to coordinate cases with other members of the team- attorneys, paralegal/legal assistant, finance, front desk among others, to achieve a high level of productivity and excellent customer service. Experience managing a team of support staff is a plus but not required. Please send resume, legal writing sample, in addition to a Spanish writing sample and a cover letter with desired salary.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable and based on experience. The Firm contributes funds for health insurance and performance based bonuses.
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