Burr Forman McNair has an immediate opening for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Immigration paralegal position. The successful candidate will assist lawyers in the preparation, filing, and tracking of various immigration applications and petitions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare and provide appropriate questionnaires, forms, and documents, and provide instructions and assistance to clients for proper completion.
Act as a liaison between corporate clients, beneficiaries, and attorneys.
Address client case status inquiries, including steps in process remaining processing times, and consular appointment issues.
Prepare and compile applications and supporting documents for filing with government agencies.
Conduct ongoing case tracking and management, and track expirations and deadlines.
Maintain technical knowledge and read various publications pertaining to immigration law.
Maintain a neat and well-organized desk.
Maintain regular, prompt attendance.
Work well with others as part of a team.
Perform other job-related duties as requested.
Excellent writing, proofreading, research, and organizational skills, and proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. LawLogix immigration software or similar software experience is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive pay and benefit package.
About Burr Forman McNair
At Burr & Forman, we believe our employees are the foundation that supports our firm, allowing us to provide exceptional results for our clients. Just as results matter to our clients, your career development matters to us.
We are committed to fostering a positive work environment. Burr & Forman is recognized across the Southeast by various publications as a “Best Place to Work” and “Healthiest Employer.” At Burr, we are a family. The average tenure is more than 10 years, but many of our attorneys and staff have been with the firm for more than 25 years. We offer competitive salaries and a fantastic suite of benefits. Burr & Forman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, or disability.