Noble Vrapi is the leading immigration law firm in New Mexico with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces. We offer high quality service and enjoy an excellent reputation among clients, colleagues, and the community. For more on our culture and values: http://www.noblevrapi.com
We are hiring for a full time associate attorney to work in our Santa Fe office in matters of family immigration and humanitarian visas. This position requires someone who cares for the community we serve, has good attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.
Handle family visas, humanitarian visas, and removal defense caseload with efficiency and quality in a team comprised of other attorneys and paralegals.
Within the first 6 months on the job:
Adhere to firm’s core values and culture
Be able to conduct consultations with supervision by other attorneys
Prepare quality submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS
Prepare excellent written motions and pleadings before immigration tribunals
Effectively handle hearings before the Immigration Court and interviews before USCIS in consultation with other attorneys
Take ownership over assigned cases in order to effectively and timely manage tasks and deadlines
Effectively communicate with clients regarding the immigration process and case strategy
Within 1 year on the job:
Conduct consultations independently
Represent clients before the Immigration Court and in interviews before USCIS independently
Independently prepare quality submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS
Independently prepare written motions and pleadings before immigration tribunals
Establish professional profiles, online presence, and contacts with referral sources
Fluency in Spanish
Attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organization, planning, and time-management skills
Professional attitude and demeanor
Ability to work independently on collaborative projects
Santa Fe, NM.
The position is full time, Monday-Friday.
Competitive annual base with the opportunity for quarterly performance bonuses and unlimited paid time off. Higher starting salary depending on recent and relevant immigration legal experience.
Our philosophy is to hire the best people and pay at the top of the market, including a full benefits package.
Must be proficient in written and spoken Spanish.
No prior immigration experience required. New graduates are welcome to apply.
Must be licensed in any jurisdiction in the United States. Will consider recent graduates who have not yet taken the bar exam.
About Noble Vrapi
Noble & Vrapi, P.A. is a premier immigration law firm with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces, NM. We offer high quality services and have an excellent reputation among clients, colleagues, and the community. For more on our values: http://www.noblelawfirm.com/core-values