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Legal Assistant - Immigration & Employment

Hilton Head Island, SC

Order: 1949673
DirectHire

We are seeking an Immigration/Employment Legal Assistant to work closely with attorneys and paralegals on the processing of immigration petitions and employment matters for our clientele.  This is with a national Business Immigration and Global Mobility practice, and this position will provide administrative legal support for our practice and perform other projects and assignments as needed.  This is a growing team and offers a professional, team-oriented work environment with state-of-the-art technology, competitive salary and benefits, and flexible work schedules.

 

Ideal candidate will be proactive, organized and possess excellent communication skills. This is a career oriented position within a thriving organization. Salary range is $40,000-$53,000/annually depending on experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support attorneys and paralegals in connection with all aspects of immigration/employment documents and filings, including calendaring, correspondence and document preparation.

  • Assist attorneys and paralegals with file maintenance, new matter intake, monitoring matter progress and related duties.

  • Utilize immigration case management system for electronic filing and management of immigration documents including reminder notifications, reporting and case activities.  

  • Assist with preparation of Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations for various engagements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail.

  • Strong technology skills and experience with Microsoft Office/Outlook/PowerPoint and Excel and experience and/or willingness to learn immigration software.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously with good time management.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

  • Highly motivated and a self-starter.

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with minimal supervision.