Contract H-1B / O-1 Visa Attorney or Paralegal (3 month assignment)
Downtown boutique immigration law firm with clients predominantly in Advertising, Design, Finance, Engineering, Art Direction, Photography and Production is looking for a contract attorney/paralegal for immediate start on a three month assignment (with potential to move into a full-time role) who is excellent at preparing H-1B and / or O-1visas.
Must know how to work an H-1B or O-1 from initial consult, through full preparation of the petition until filing and answering any post-filing questions. The position is ideal for someone who would like to either work from the office or would like to come to the office to pick up project/case and then work from home and then come in for final submission/filing of the case.
O-1 case experience must include strategizing the petition; ability to communicate to the beneficiary who appropriate testimonial letter signatories might be for the particular case; identifying strengths of the case under each of the regulatory criteria; dividing the evidence provided by the beneficiary by the categories of the regulatory criteria; reviewing evidence provided and identifying potential additional evidence that the beneficiary may not have thought of but may have based on the initial evidence the beneficiary provided; drafting all testimonial letters in support of the beneficiary’s petition; drafting the main submission/argument letter and drafting all forms, and exhibit lists and putting the whole case together including tabbing exhibits. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. Candidates must have impeccable english grammar and written skills. Candidates must be well presented and professional, and available to join all initial client consultations at the office.
Applications (only complete submissions will be considered):
A resume together with a cover letter and a writing sample must be provided for submission.
In the SUBJECT LINE of your application answer the following question: Which famous American fashion photographer was born May 15, 1923 and died October 1, 2004?
About Cammisa Markel PLLC
Cammisa Markel is a New York based immigration law firm that represents organizations and individuals from all over the world.
Principal Zjantelle Cammisa Markel arrived to the United States in 2000 from her hometown of Adelaide, South Australia, with the intention of a brief visit. A decade, a husband and four children later, New York has become her home, and enabling other people’s American aspirations to happen isn’t her work, it’s her passion. ?
Offering a highly personalized service, Zjantelle’s driven to achieve positive outcomes for all of her clients. Professional and friendly, Zjantelle obtains working visas for people at all levels of their career. From corporate executives to scholars.
?Zjantelle’s career spans Sydney, London, Rome and New York. This international experience gives her a unique understanding of European, Australian and American culture, laws and business practices. Her Australian background and specialization in processing E3 visas makes Zjantelle particularly popular with Australian clientele.