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Landis Arn & Jaynes Job Openings – Portland, Maine

JOB OPENINGS IN PORTLAND, MAINE

 

Landis Arn & Jaynes, P.A., located in Portland, Maine, is a well-established law firm with exclusive focus on immigration law. Our practice offers a dynamic, collegial environment with a dedication to high quality, professional, personalized service across business-related, family-based, and all other areas of immigration. We have current openings for the following positions. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and a redacted work writing sample to info@landisarn.com.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY:

Landis Arn & Jaynes is seeking an ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY with at least two years of prior immigration-related legal experience. Interested applicants should have a commitment to living and working in Southern Maine (or the ability to commute (within a hybrid capacity) to our office in Portland). The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to the field of immigration law, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to stay organized, think critically and creatively, take initiative, and manage a complex and varied caseload.

PARALEGAL:

Landis Arn & Jaynes has an opening for a full- or part-time PARALEGAL / PARALEGAL ASSISTANT with at least two years of prior immigration-related legal experience. The right candidate will be well organized; have excellent writing, communication, and computer skills; strong attention to detail; and the ability to work independently on multiple tasks. The position involves significant client contact, case database management, legal analysis, and writing / drafting. Remote work will be considered.

Clark Lau Seeks Immigration Attorney

Immigration Attorney – Clark Lau LLC invites you to join a collegial team providing high-touch employment-, accomplishment-, and family-based immigration solutions to employers and individuals.  The ideal candidate must have strong writing and case management skills, experience working in a team environment, appetite for business development, and demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.  Immigration experience and Massachusetts bar admission required.  We offer a competitive salary, full health benefits (medical, dental, and vision) and retirement plan.  School loan repayment program available.  Interested applicants should contact Managing Partner Vincent Lau directly (vlau@clarklau.com) in confidence with resume and cover letter.

Opening for Immigrant Coalition Staff Attorney

Immigrant Coalition of Rhode Island

DORCAS International Institute of Rhode Island

(Posted 7/1/2021) ONE MONTH

Immigrant Coalition Staff Attorney – Do you enjoy practicing immigration law and educating others about current issues? If so, then perhaps Staff Attorney for the Immigrant Coalition of Rhode Island (a position housed at Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island) is the place for you.

 

The Immigrant Coalition of Rhode Island is a collection of 35 local organizations who all work on various issues that impact immigrants.

Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, a member agency, helps new arrivals and those with cultural and language barriers to achieve autonomy through education, employment services, refugee resettlement, family literacy, interpreting and translating, and citizenship and immigration services.

The Staff Attorney will be responsible for providing free or low cost immigration legal services primarily to indigent clients seeking asylum or deportation defense. The Staff Attorney will also collaborate with community organizations to provide education and trainings on immigration issues and will participate in RI Immigrant Coalition activities with member agencies in Rhode Island.

The candidate should have the following:

ü  Experience working in a nonprofit legal services setting

ü  Broad knowledge of immigration laws and policies in order to effectively evaluate clients’ legal status and benefit opportunities

ü  Experience giving presentations and educational workshops to diverse audiences on immigration issues

ü  Strong verbal and written skills — exemplary attention to detail required

ü  Positive values of integrity, accountability, reliability, and teamwork

ü  Excellent interpersonal communication skills (able to work well with others and possess patience, diplomacy, and tolerance when working with others)

ü  J.D. from ABA accredited law school — immigration study preferred

ü  Member in good standing of any state bar

ü  Minimum 3 years immigration legal services and immigration court experience preferred

ü  Experience providing trainings/professional development to non-attorneys and volunteers preferred

ü  Commitment to immigrant rights

ü  Bilingual in English and Spanish required

Why should you apply?

ü  Generous employer-paid health & dental benefits

ü  Generous paid vacation, sick days, and personal leave in addition to 12 paid holidays

ü  Employer Paid 403b Retirement and Life Insurance

ü  Annual Salary $70,000 – $74,000

Interested applicants should a send Resume and Cover Letter by 07/30/2021 to Human Resources at: Hr@diiri.org

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


PampaninFoster Seeks Attorney and Paralegal/Administrator

(Posted 6/30/2021)

Attorney

PampaninFoster, LLC, of Cambridge MA seeks an immigration attorney with at least 1 to 2 years of business immigration experience. Work is predominately in H-1Bs, TNs, L-1s, O-1s, PERM, and EB1 matters. Must have excellent writing and organizational skills and enjoy working with people. Please send cover letter and resume to: ctarquinio@pampaninlaw.com

Paralegal/Administrator

PampaninFoster, LLC, of Cambridge MA seeks a paralegal to work primarily with the senior partner performing both administrative and immigration paralegal duties. Paralegal duties take up the majority of time working on H-1Bs, TNs, L-1s, O-1s, PERM, and EB1s matters. Must have excellent writing skills and enjoy working fast and focused.  Please send cover letter and resume to: ctarquinio@pampaninlaw.com

 

Business Immigration Attorney Position Available

(Posted 6/29/2021)

WR Immigration’s Boston office has an opening for an attorney with 2 to 4 years of business immigration experience, including in depth PERM experience, as well as strong experience in a broad range of nonimmigrant categories. Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills are required and the candidate must have a demonstrated track record of providing exceptional client service while working within a fast-paced environment. Candidate must be a member of the Massachusetts bar. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to jobs@wolfsdorf.com for consideration. No phone calls please.

Eric Lockwood Promoted to Partner at Clark Lau LLC

(Posted 6/22/2021)

Clark Lau LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric F. Lockwood as Partner.  Eric has been practicing law since 2006 and joined Clark Lau LLC in 2014.  Eric serves individuals, professionals, and employers in both employment-based and family-based immigration matters.  He currently serves as one of the members of the AILA New England chapter US Customs and Border Protection Liaison Committee.  Find out more about Eric: https://www.clarklau.com/our-team/eric-f-lockwood.

Fragomen Boston Seeks Associate Attorneys

Associate Opening

(Posted 6/22/2021)

Fragomen’s Boston office is seeking Associate attorneys with all levels of immigration experience to provide support to our clients and legal teams. A career as a Business Immigration Associate at Fragomen will give you the opportunity to work with an insightful, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration will allow you to practice in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment with people who are fully focused on and truly passionate about business immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen Associates learn from the industry’s leading experts. Our firm commitment to quality and best practices is supported by industry leading technological innovations that benefit both our clients and staff.  We are committed to innovation, and to being the absolute employer of choice in our field.

In this role, you will handle a myriad of responsibilities, including but not limited to, developing strong client relationships, project-based work, legal research, case processing, and drafting/preparing legal documents. All interested applicants must have a U.S. JD, be a member of the MA State Bar, and be able to commute (within a hybrid capacity) to the Boston office. Individuals must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in an exciting fast-paced environment. Prior team management experience is a plus.

 

As a global firm widely recognized for the diversity of our staff, Fragomen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all employees and applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, heritage, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.

To apply, please send a resume and a redacted work writing sample to Sean Modri at smodri@fragomen.com and Michelle Neumayer mneumayer@fragomen.com

EXPERIENCED BUSINESS IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

(Posted 6/21/2021)

We are an established global business immigration law firm seeking an experienced business immigration attorney that has an entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated success in building and managing a practice.

For over 30 years we have been serving a wide array of businesses and institutions across the globe for all their immigration needs. Our client base includes hospitals, engineering, colleges and universities, private secondary schools, and businesses in hospitality, energy, finance, and  investment , many of which have been clients of the firm for years.

With a practice comprised of a team of dedicated professionals, we seek an experienced business immigration attorney focused on client relationships with the ability to lead a team of talented and hard working associates and paralegals.

Please contact jwilson@goffwilson.com to discuss this opportunity. No phone calls please.

Immigration Associate Opening – Jackson Lewis PC

(Posted 6/4/2021)

Jackson Lewis PC, a top rated labor and employment law firm with more than 950 attorneys throughout the US and Puerto Rico seeks an Associate Immigration Attorney in its Boston office. Our dynamic Immigration Practice Group works in tandem with the firm’s labor and employment attorneys, providing comprehensive services to address clients’ needs quickly and effectively in both the compliance and immigration benefits areas.

The Associate will collaborate with other firm Immigration attorneys and paralegals in day-to-day work on cases; Prepare and file petitions and applications for submission to US government agencies and consular posts for non-immigrant (including L, H, TN, O, E petitions) and immigrant visas/status, and PERM filings with DOL; Stay abreast of current Immigration legislation and contribute to the Immigration Practice Group’s online blog; Assist to advise clients on I-9 and E-Verify compliance and corporate immigration policies and strategies.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

 

  • Member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar preferred, but members of other state Bars will be given consideration
  • Solid experience in a broad range of nonimmigrant visa categories
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated professional experience working with multiple high-volume business immigration clients
  • Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills.
  • Demonstrated track record of providing exceptional service to clients while working in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • PERM experience preferred

We offer a competitive starting salary and a comprehensive benefits package, along with opportunity for growth. We are an equal opportunity (M/F/V/D) employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Please send cover letter and resume to: bostonrecruiting@jacksonlewis.com. No phone calls please.

Multiple Associate Openings – Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP is growing in Boston!  ‘

(Posted 6/1/2021)

BAL is a collaborative team of highly motivated people who change lives through elite immigration service and collaborative innovation. We are seeking multiple bright and driven Associates who are looking for purpose in their work and who understand that powering human achievement through immigration is ultimately about impacting a real person.  There’s no denying our work is demanding, both in volume and pace, but we’re up for the challenge and love the balance of hard work and fun. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience with a variety of business immigration applications including PERM, IV and NIV petitions as well as the ability to manage corporate immigration programs. Interested applicants should apply at www.balglobal.com/careers.  Questions can be directed to Adel Asim at aasim@balglobal.com.

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

(Posted 5/25/2021)

Tocci & Lee, LLC, a congenial national Business Immigration law firm is seeking an Associate Attorney to work in our Centerville office. We will consider part-time schedules as well as full-time schedules.

Ideal candidates for the position will have a minimum of 2 years of experience with a variety of business immigration applications.  The successful candidate will have strong academic and professional credentials, excellent writing skills, exacting attention to detail, experience with PERM, IV and NIV petitions and the ability to manage corporate clients and multiple projects.

 

We offer great benefits and a pleasant work environment that supports a healthy work-life balance.

 

Salary and remote schedule commensurate with applicable experience.

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirement to

kwait@toccilee.com.

No phone calls please.

RSST Law Group Seeks Mid-Level Associate, Legal Asst., and Office Administrator

(Posted 4/27/2021)

RSST Law Group is growing, and searching for an experienced Associate and Legal Assistant, along with someone to help manage the firm.  Apply to join our team by sending your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hiring@rsstlawgroup.com.

We are a boutique immigration law firm located in downtown Boston near Faneuil Hall.  As a full-service immigration practice, RSST Law Group offers comprehensive immigration solutions to employment-based and family-based clients and those seeking naturalization.  At RSST Law Group, we take an attorney-centric approach to cases, meaning that there is always attorney involvement throughout an immigration process, and the attorney is always accessible to clients.  We value our employees’ work-life balance and offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous PTO plus all Federal holidays, health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401(k) (with employer match), and several pre-tax benefits programs (e.g. Flexible Spending program, Commuter/Parking Benefits).

  • Mid-Level Associate

RSST Law Group is looking for an immigration associate who will work closely with a partner to manage a large case load and provide high-quality legal services to our clients, which include global companies, start-ups, non-profit organizations, hospitals and universities, among others. The associate will handle the full range of employment-based immigration matters, including immigrant petitions (EB-1A, EB-1B, NIW, and PERM) and nonimmigrant petitions (O-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, etc.).  Along with typical case review and oversight tasks, work will include drafting lengthy legal documents; corresponding directly with clients; and attending interviews at the USCIS local office as needed.  The associate will be working closely with the partner, support staff, and the firm’s clients to support practice management and case coordination, with an eye towards professional and practice development and growth.

Initially, the position will be partially remote; the associate will be expected to report to the office at least one day/week (potentially more as needed).  Long-term, the position will be based primarily in the office.

The ideal candidate will have a JD, MA license, and excellent writing, multi-tasking, prioritizing and time management skills.  2 – 5+ years of business immigration experience is required.  The successful candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, responsive, and have a strong sense of accountability and ability to take ownership of and responsibility for cases and client relationships.  This is an ideal position for an associate interested in taking on greater responsibility and growing their skill and practice.

  • Experienced Business Immigration Legal Assistant

RSST Law Group is looking for a full-time, experienced legal assistant interested in taking on greater responsibility, working closely with an attorney and being integral to client management. Our legal assistants are given a high level of responsibility and are expected to manage a large volume of cases.  Specifically, this position involves:

 

  • Significant client contact (primarily by phone and email) with individual and corporate clients;
  • Handling employment-based work visas and permanent residence applications from initiation through filing, including compiling information and documentation, drafting forms and support letters, and monitoring client’s status documents;
  • Using immigration software to compile applications and petitions for submission to the government; and
  • Partnering with the attorney to ensure that all cases are managed within an appropriate timeframe, monitoring deadlines and assisting with client management.

Must have a bachelor’s degree and extensive business immigration experience.  Must also have excellent writing, multi-tasking, prioritizing and time management skills. The successful candidate should be organized, detail-oriented, responsive, and have a strong sense of accountability and ability to take ownership of and responsibility for cases.

Initially, the position will be partially remote; the legal assistant will be expected to report to the office at least one day/week (potentially more as needed).  Long-term, the position will be based primarily in the office.

  • Office Administrator / Manager

RSST Law Group seeks an experienced executive to manage the Firm’s overall administration, including finance, operations, technology, human resources, and facilities management. This position will be an integral part of the leadership team, reporting directly to the firm’s partners.  Specific duties will include:

Financial, including payroll, bookkeeping and reporting, billing, and accounts payable and receivable;

  • Human Resources, including hiring coordination, training on office systems, and all benefits maintenance and administration, as well as development and maintenance of firm policies in conjunction with the partners;
  • Technology, including selecting and managing outside vendors, handling basic IT support duties, and coordinating with outsourced vendors for additional support;
  • Insurance and Compliance;
  • Facilities and vendor management; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree and a demonstrated record of success providing operations and financial management to small to mid-size firms or professional service organizations.  Must be an organized critical thinker with strong verbal and written communication skills, someone who is conscientious and uses good judgment, and has the confidence to take initiative.

 

 

Araujo & Fisher seeks Associate Attorney

(Posted 3/30/2021)

Araujo & Fisher is an immigration and family law firm based in downtown Boston, MA. We represent immigration clients in family-based, employment-based, humanitarian and removal cases. We also represent individuals before family courts on divorce, custody, separate support, prenuptial agreements and guardianship matters.  We are seeking an associate attorney who will assist in all aspects of our immigration law practice.

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years experience in immigration law
  • Admission to the bar of Massachusetts or ability to waive in
  • Conversational Spanish or Portuguese a plus, but not required

Salary based on experience. Benefits include fully-paid health and dental insurance, public transportation benefit, paid sick time and vacation. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@araujofisher.com.

Opening for full-time Associate Attorney

(Posted 3/28/2021)

Celedon Law has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Attorney in our office in Marlborough.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • JD degree
  • Bar Admission and Member in good standing
  • Minimum 3 years of professional legal experience in immigration law
  • Strong record of cultural competence and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Strong legal research and writing ability, with prior experience preparing motions and memoranda for submission to EOIR
  • Ability to manage deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Stay current on immigration law developments
  • Collaborate with a team of paralegals and attorneys
  • Candidate needs to be driven, organized, have ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work independently, and be able to manage deadlines and multiple cases
  • Ability to travel by car to the Boston and Hartford Immigration Courts and to various courthouses in Massachusetts

Job Description:

  • Provide direct representation to clients in immigration court, on appeal to the BIA or before the probate and family court, district court, and federal court.
  • Provide direct representation to persons submitting affirmative applications with USCIS
  • Perform legal research; formulate legal strategies; conduct client interviews; appear before immigration and/or state court or agencies; and draft and file court pleadings and applications for benefits.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of interest, contact information for three professional references, and an original writing sample of no more than 10 pages to van@celedonlaw.com

 

 

 

 

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Fluency in another language such as French, Portuguese or Spanish, is preferable but not essential

Previous work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or in a similar role, is preferable but not essential

 

Please submit a cover letter and your desired hourly rate, together with your resume by email to: admin@georgehepner.com

 

*NOTE:

You will be required to undertake a short test at the time of your interview such as typing skills, spelling and accuracy.

We will conduct a background search to ensure no criminal history.

 

 

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