Immigration Paralegal II
Company: BAL Global Law Firm
Posted on: May 31, 2021
Who we are: BAL is a team of brilliant people who
change lives through elite immigration work and collaborative
innovation. We pursue the exceptional in all that
we do, but never at the expense of our values. There's no denying
our work is demanding, both in volume and pace, but we're up for
the challenge. We love the balance of hard work and fun - so,
you'll see us in jeans as we shatter glass ceilings and
conventional stereotypes. BAL employees feel valued, rewarded, and
respected. We seek opportunities to be of service to others and our
communities. We are committed to your growth and development, and
want to set you up for success here at BAL and beyond.
Who you are: You are looking for work that has
purpose. You aren't afraid to roll up your sleeves
and get stuff done. You learn quickly. You move fast. You embrace
challenge and detail as well as creative thinking. You believe you
have something unique to contribute and you aren't afraid to raise
your hand. You understand that powering human
achievement is ultimately about impacting a real person.
You are looking for a place to grow and an environment where
everyone has a spot and is genuinely welcome.
We're better together: A bright, driven person
like you and an industry-leading powerhouse like BAL? It's a
perfect combination! We truly want to see you succeed here and
become an integral part of our mission to provide an
experience that makes a positive difference in people's
lives. Come be a part of something special, where you can
have an impact and be valued just for being you!
The Immigration Assistant is responsible for providing general
support to Paralegals and Attorneys with a variety of tasks and
activities. This person will begin to learn and understand the
immigration process by assisting in the preparation of documents
and applications while learning how to communicate with clients.
He/she must project a professional image for the firm through
in-person and phone interaction.
The Paralegal II assists the Senior Paralegals and Attorneys with
the management of corporate immigration cases and client
interactions. This person may independently handle cases and will
begin to teach and mentor others. This includes a variety of duties
related to legal document preparation and management, research and
case management which requires knowledge of the legal system,
terminology and procedures in addition to clerical and
This postion is on one of our fast paced teams, handling a variety
of case types and with a high level of client interaction. This is
the perfect team for someone who wants to learn or increase their
knowledge base in different areas of business immigration law.
Under direction of Senior Paralegal/Attorney, takes lead in
email/phone client communications.
Provides guidance to assignees regarding proprietary systems and
Increased understanding of client communication procedures and
Inputs client services rendered and sends to Accounting for
Complete competence of case types previously handled and
continually strives to advance and broaden knowledge base;
demonstrates increasing levels of independence in case
Processes more advanced and varied corporate immigration cases.
Evaluates cases, relays concerns, and proactively escalates to the
appropriate BAL team members(s).
Prepares forms, letters, documents and correspondence for attorney
review; adapts tools and resources for casework which deviates from
templates; increases knowledge of BAL best practices.
Manages status of all filed applications and petitions and
finalizes documents after attorney review.
Utilizes document and data management systems to prepare, monitor,
and record all aspects of client casework as per BAL policy.
Prepares internal caseload reports for management.
Shares process flow with assignees; Identifies problematic cases
and discusses strategies and/or solutions with Attorney.
Performs research to obtain information such as background on a
company or industry, current wages, processing procedures, standard
processing times, etc.
Initiates contact with government agencies to obtain necessary
information; alerts Senior Paralegal and/or attorney regarding
potential process delays/problems.
Skills and Abilities:
Comfortable and ability to thrive in an extremely high volume
Demonstrates sound judgement.
Ability to execute and work well with minimal supervision.
Strong attention to detail and ability to catch errors and correct
work and the work of others.
Superior client service skills.
Effectively able to prioritize cases, caseload and other assigned
tasks (i.e. projects, company management responsibilities,
Ability to meet deadline and goals.
MS Office, Scan/Copy; learn, apply and effectively navigate daily
use of propriety software.
3-5 years of high-volume U.S. corporate immigration experience.
Minimum Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree; 1-year law-related experience under licensed
attorney; or, PL certificate from ABA approved program.
Keywords: BAL Global Law Firm, DeSoto , Immigration Paralegal II, Other , Desoto, Texas
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