September 25, 2020

Featured Job Posting

Immigration Paralegal.

Burr & Forman has an immediate opening for a full-time paralegal to work with the firm’s immigration group. The position can be based in Hilton Head, SC; Columbia, SC; Greenville, SC; Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; or Birmingham, AL. Other office or remote locations may be considered depending on the candidate. This position will assist lawyers in the preparation, filing, and tracking of various immigration applications and petitions.  Some overtime will be required.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Job responsibilities include: 

  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Paralegal degree or NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants) certification and prior paralegal experience, or appropriate combination of education/experience required.  Excellent writing, proofreading, research, and organizational skills, and proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.  LawLogix immigration software experience is strongly preferred.  Competitive pay and benefit package.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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. See Burr & Forman’s Diversity Statement & Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.

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