Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking an Immigration Paralegal with a minimum of five years experience in employment based business immigration for the Morristown, NJ office.
Job Duties With supervision/oversight: • Assist with, prepare and file employment-based applications (H, L, E, O, P, EB-1 and EB-2 + EB-3 PERM labor certifications) under attorney supervision; • Assist with the coordination and preparation of complex cases such as O-1 and EB-1 petitions, motions to reconsider; • Research and assist with the preparation of Responses to Requests for Evidence, Responses to Intent to Deny Notices, etc.; • Participate in case strategy meetings, client development activities, town hall meetings and seminars provided to clients; • Data Entry, including detailed tracking into case management system; • Perform intake of cases once assigned; • Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications and Develop knowledge of Firm and client processes.
Skills and Abilities • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong problem-solving skills. • Strong research and analytical skills. • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands. • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. • Ability to work independently and take initiative. • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service to internal and external clients/contacts. • Demonstrated excellent facility using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), database and presentation software.
Requirements: • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college/university and paralegal certification from an ABA approved program, is required. BA or BS degree preferred. • Five or more years of professional work experience in business immigration (law firm, preferred). • Experience with INSZoom a plus. • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Demonstrate flexibility regarding client and legal team requests. • Achieve high level of productivity. • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform and the employee may be required to perform additional duties. Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will. Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.