Goren & Barreto is immediately seeking a junior- or mid-level Associate Attorney who is fluent in Spanish and English. The ideal candidate has two or more years of experience in immigration law and a solid understanding of family-based and employment-based petitions, naturalization, adjustment of status, asylum, SIJS, U Visas, waivers, cancellation of removal, and other aspects of U.S. immigration law.
Coordinate legal case strategies
Handle trial preparation
Attend master calendar hearings and individual/merits hearings
Conduct initial consultation appointments for new clients
Draft legal memoranda, pleadings, motions, and correspondence to clients and other counsel
Research unique legal issues by identifying applicable statutes and judicial decisions
Remain aware of legislative changes that may affect immigration matter
Active bar license from any U.S. state (in a good standing)
Excellent writing skills
Ability to manage a high case volume and meet deadlines
Fluent in English and Spanish, STRONGLY preferred
The salary for this position will be determined based on experience (plus annual bonus). We also provide excellent employee benefits, including paid time off for holidays and vacation/sick leave, health insurance, optional 401(k) retirement plan, and workers’ compensation.
Goren & Barreto, LLC is a full-service immigration law firm providing high-quality, affordable legal services to the immigrant community since 1978. Our skilled and experienced attorneys are admitted to local practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and to federal immigration practice throughout the entire United States. Specializing in all aspects of immigration and nationality law, Goren & Barreto is the one-stop shop for all immigration needs. We support foreign nationals in obtaining legal status to live and work in the United States. In addition to a robust family immigration and removal defense practice, we offer legal advice and representation to companies and other organizations seeking to sponsor foreign nationals for employment.