AILA New England Classifieds

Local Advertising Instructions

Any AILA member or non-member may post a classified ad for a job opening, position wanted, office space for rent by a Chapter member or moving notice/new contact info on the AILA New England chapter website and via a one-time e-mail to the AILA New England listserve, which will be delivered to all the members of the AILA New England Chapter with email addresses registered with AILA National. The cost is $100.00 for the one-time e-mail and one-month online posting and $200.00 for the one-time e-mail and three-months posting online.

In order to post your ad you must prepay the appropriate amount by check, payable to AILA N.E. Chapter. Mail your check to the Chapter’s Treasurer as follows:

Adrienne J. Vaughan

Law Office of Adrienne J. Vaughan LLC

1895 Centre Street, Suite 202

West Roxbury, MA 02132

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Adrienne J. Vaughan at adriennejv@ajvimmigrationlaw.com with the content for the ad – exactly as you want it to appear in the e-mail and/or posted on the website. You must be specific and concise in your e-mail as to where you want responses sent and what you want the ad to say. AILA NE Chapter will not edit or review the ad so please proofread your material. The ad will be posted upon receipt of your payment.

 

Partnership Opportunity

(posted 5/19/2020)

Immigration attorney seeks partner while transitioning to early retirement for health reasons. Small business immigration law practice near Boston, established over 20 years ago with busy caseload. Will provide guidance, training and full support. This position will suit an ambitious, energetic attorney desiring to build his/her own law firm with a head start! Please email your interest and resume to immigrationpartner@yahoo.com.

 

Parker Gallini LLP seeks full-time immigration paralegal

(posted 5/14/2020)

Parker Gallini LLP, an established business immigration law firm, has an opening for a full-time Immigration Paralegal in our office in Waltham, MA immediately off of Route 128. The successful candidate must have exceptional writing and organizational skills and must be able to manage a high-volume caseload.

Specific job duties include:

  • Under supervision of Attorneys, prepare case materials and file nonimmigrant petitions and applications with USCIS including E, L, H, TN, and O;
  • Prepare and file immigrant petitions and applications including PERM, I-130, PERM based I-140 petitions, EB1A, B & C -based petitions and I-485 applications to adjust status;
  • Guide clients through the entire PERM process;
  • Track critical deadlines using immigration software system and prepare weekly caseload reports for each Attorney; and
  • Communicate regularly via phone and in writing with clients, beneficiaries, and various government agencies.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 1 – 3 years of business immigration experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office.
  • Occasional overtime may be required.
  • No phone calls or recruiters please.
  • No JDs or JD candidates.

Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@parkergallini.com. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

We are a collaborative office with a supportive team of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff. The Firm offers outstanding benefits and free parking. Salary commensurate with experience.

Cristello Law Seeks part-time Legal Assistant

(posted 5/12/2020)

Attorney Linda A Cristello is a solo practitioner with her office on State Street in Boston.

She is seeking part time administrative assistant to join for the summer (starting ASAP thru September) and possible extension of employment.

Looking for legal assistant to work on National Visa Center for foreign visa processing and family based and citizenship applications. Assistance with daily office work, phone calls and following up with new and existing clients with documentation requests.

Good communication skills to directly speak with the clients and other agencies to obtain required paperwork.

Immigration law experience required and ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lcristello@cristellolaw.com

Full-Time Paralegal Position Opening

(posted 4/24/2020)

Chin & Curtis, LLP is seeking a  self-motivated paralegal for busy, specialty practice. Bachelor’s degree with good academic record, excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills, and strong organizational, process and computer skills. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample via e-mail to jobs@chincurtis.com. Please include “Paralegal applicant” in subject line of your email. For more information, please see full job post on our website here:  https://www.chincurtis.com/news-events/paralegal/

RSST Law Group Seeks Contract Attorney

(posted 4/24/2020)

RSST Law Group has a temporary opening for a full-time Contract Attorney during the Summer of 2020 (est. mid-June to mid-September). The attorney will work closely with a Firm Partner on employment-based immigration matters including EB-1A, EB-1B and O-1 cases, H-1B petitions, and PERM labor certifications, as well as immediate relative and K-1 family-based cases and naturalization cases.

JD, MA license, and at least 1 year of business and family immigration law experience preferred, but recent JD graduates with relevant past experience or internships will be considered.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Sally Penney, Firm Administrator at hiring@rsstlawgroup.com.

 

Immigration Attorney Status: Full-Time (40 hours/per week) Location: Boston, MA

(posted 4/22/2020)

Organization: The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is a nonprofit law center that provides free legal representation to victims of sexual assault throughout Massachusetts and in Oregon, and national training and support for lawyers and advocates on the civil legal needs of rape and sexual assault victims. The VRLC’s mission is to provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives; and to promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. All applicants must align themselves with the VRLC’s mission statement and philosophy regarding our commitment to transforming the response to sexual violence through survivor-led legal practice that centers the needs and experiences of survivors experiencing oppression. This position will be filled by a candidate with a strong work ethic, a desire to work collaboratively with a team of attorneys, and a commitment to serving marginalized or underserved populations. The VRLC deeply values including a diversity of voices and perspectives on our team. People of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, survivors, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: • Provide sexual assault survivors with comprehensive legal consultations, representation, and referrals on a range of humanitarian immigration remedies including U & T  nonimmigrant visas, removal defense, asylum, and VAWA Self-petitions • Provide legal advice and representation to survivors in the areas of privacy and safety • Participate in case review meetings and provide support and mentorship to VRLC immigration attorneys • Attend periodic statewide immigration practice meetings including AILA, MLRI’s Immigration Coalition, and/or the VAWA/U/T Working Group • Communicate important developments in immigration practice and policy to the VRLC client services team • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: • Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in good standing • Practice experience: Minimum of 3 years as a practicing attorney with at least 2 years’ experience in immigration practice. • Valid driver’s license and comfort driving throughout the Commonwealth • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team of legal practitioners • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese

Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with trauma survivors and/or underserved communities

Salary Range: $54,000-$58,000 depending on experience  Benefits: The VRLC provides excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, long & short-term disability insurance, generous vacation, paid holiday, personal and sick leave, 403b plan with employer match, free monthly subway/bus pass, and a caring and innovative work environment!

TO APPLY: To apply, e-mail us with both your last name and “Immigration Attorney” as the subject of your email. Be sure to include your cover letter and resume.

Applications that do not contain all required items will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

 

Office Space Available

2 large office spaces in suite of offices, 675 Massachusetts Avenue, 9th Floor, Cambridge, Right on Central Square T, 9th Floor, Views of Boston, $1,200.00 and $1,500.00. Guaranteed immigration work if desired; Contact: Steve Gutherz, Esq., (617) 868-2030; stevegutherz@aol.com.

Ramirez and Kain, LLC seeks immigration attorney

Ramirez and Kain, LLC, a small immigration firm in downtown Boston, is seeking a part-time immigration attorney to join our small, collegiate team. Our office specializes in family-based immigration and removal defense matters; the position requires related experience and dedication to working on such cases. Other requirements include fluency in Spanish, strong communication, writing, and organization skills, cultural sensitivity, and a positive work ethic. The position is intended to commence at 24 hours/week, with possibility to increase to full-time.

Immigration Attorney Position

Summary:

Ramirez and Kain, LLC, a small immigration firm in downtown Boston, is seeking a part-time immigration attorney to join our small, collegiate team. Our office specializes in family-based immigration and removal defense matters; the position requires related experience and dedication to working on such cases. Other requirements include fluency in Spanish, strong communication, writing, and organization skills, cultural sensitivity, and a positive work ethic. The position is intended to commence at 24 hours/week, with possibility to increase to full-time.

Responsibilities include:

– Regular interaction and follow-up with clients (in-person, phone and email); – Representation at agency interviews and court hearings; – Drafting legal documents (forms, memos, affidavits, exhibit lists, briefs, etc.); – Researching legal issues and/or country condition documentation for court hearings and immigration interviews; – Docket management and case preparation for filing; – Administrative tasks: maintaining client files, client database management, other office projects.

Skills required/preferred:

– U.S. law degree and member of any state bar; – Fluent in Spanish; – Experience in immigration law; – Experience with interacting with clients from diverse backgrounds; – Strong work ethic; – Strong writing and analytical abilities; – Strong communication and organization skills; – Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; – Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel), Adobe, internet usage.

Compensation/Application:

24+ hours per week; mid-May start date. Compensation commensurate with experience. We look forward to engaging with open-minded, culturally sensitive, collaborative, and self-motivated candidates. Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Audrey Robert-Ramirez at audrey@ramirezkain.com. Ramirez & Kain LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Start date is mid-May. Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Audrey Robert-Ramirez at audrey@ramirezkain.com.

 

Tocci & Lee, LLC seeks immigration attorney

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 with the option to work one or two days remotely for the right candidate.

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 commensurate with applicable experience.

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

kwait@toccilee.com.

No phone calls please.

 

Chin & Curtis, LLP seeks business immigration attorney 

Chin & Curtis, LLP has an opening for a business immigration attorney.  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@chincurtis.com for consideration. No phone calls please.

 

Costa & Riccio seeks immigration paralegal

We are a Boston immigration firm with predominantly professional, academic and employment-based practice, seeking a highly motivated individual for a position involving extensive client contact and case management responsibilities. You will learn to work under minimal supervision surrounded by a supportive team of attorneys and paralegals.

This position may involve:

  • Compiling corporate information and documentation, drafting supporting letters and affidavits involving highly technical job descriptions
  • Gathering information and documents to prepare employment-based immigration applications
  • Using immigration software to compile applications and petitions for submission to the government
  • Extensive client contact primarily via telephone and email

Requirements:

  • Prior immigration or related legal experience (up to 2 years) strongly preferred, but consideration will be given to applicants who can demonstrate the skills required to succeed in this position
  • You must be comfortable dealing with vast amounts of critical detail
  • Must possess ability to write about technical matters clearly, concisely, and quickly
  • Ability to take the initiative when necessary to identify issues and propose solutions
  • Capacity to shift seamlessly from task to task as priorities change throughout the day.

Full benefits package includes health insurance (we pay approximately 90%), T-pass, and dental insurance after probationary period. Normal work hours of 8:45 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday. Preference will be given to applicants willing to make a two-year commitment.

Respond in confidence via email to richard@costariccio.com using the subject line “Immigration Paralegal” attaching resume and cover letter in Word format summarizing relevant background or experience.