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Paralegal/Paralegal Support Position

Weaver Schlenger LLP is a fast-paced and friendly boutique law firm – located in San Francisco’s financial district – with a focus on business immigration. We are known for providing excellent and proactive legal analysis and service to our clients. Our clients are diverse, our staff is diverse and our expertise is comprehensive.

We are recruiting for a Paralegal who has 2 to 3 years of experience preparing and filing business immigration cases, such as PERM, H-1Bs, TNs, L-1s, E-3s, etc. While we prefer an individual with relevant business immigration experience, we will consider hiring a promising recent graduate as an entry-level Paralegal Support who has a proven track record of excellence.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of attorneys and the managing paralegal:

  • Assist small to mid-sized, fast-growing employers who hire foreign national employees apply for the work visas and/or permanent resident applications.
  • Prepare and file well-documented, well-presented immigration petitions.
  • Conduct research and write technical, detailed support letters in support of immigration filings. [Use of the English language and proper grammar must be of the highest quality.]
  • Draft and file DHS/USCIS/DOL applications and forms, supporting documents, and cover letters.
  • Communicate with HR, employees, and family members to gather and obtain the needed materials.
  • Use and devise checklists for documents and supporting materials required in particular applications.
  • Follow-up on inquiries with client and various government agencies as needed.
  • Respond to client calls and inquiries as directed by attorneys.
  • Other duties as specified by attorneys.

Education & Experience

A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate is required, and preferably 2 to 3 years of business immigration experience, specifically with non-immigrant visa cases. Our ideal candidate is experienced, smart, a self-starter, achievement/detail-oriented, reliable, an excellent multi-tasker, a team player, with a flexible mindset and exceptional analytical, writing, time/case-management, and people/customer service skills and expertise.

Benefits
If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to cflynnbaksi@wsmimmigration.com. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins for this position. Compensation (range $40k-$50k) is commensurate with experience (40 hours a week) and benefits include medical, dental, vision, commuter checks, 401k, paid time off, sick leave, holidays, and eligibility for a discretionary bonus.

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