Law Clerk- Immigration

Santa Ana, California, United States Full-time

IMMIGRATION: LAW CLERK

Higbee & Associates is looking for a full-time immigration law clerk with 1-2+ years of immigration experience.  The ideal candidate must have a strong interest in U.S. Immigration Practice. Also, must possess a resilient, professional, and positive attitude.

Job Description/Duties

Client communication

  • Answering incoming calls
  • Coordinating meetings and appointments
  • Attending client interviews
  • Client intake
  • Client follow up
  • Other various client-related duties

Clerical duties

  • Data entry
  • Review client documentation
  • Exhibit preparation—gather and organize client documents
  • Scanning and printing
  • Legal research
  • Filing petitions with appropriate government agencies
  • Provide assistance in corresponding with clients and government agencies
  • Maintain the calendar, reminders and deadlines

Translations

  • Written and oral translation as needed

 

Minimum Technical Requirements:

  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish—speaking, reading and writing.
  • Must have at least two-year college degree
  • Problem solving and issue spotting skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet the deadlines
  • Ability to handle high volume
  • Strong attention to details
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills
  • Strong management and organization skills
  • Above average typing speed
  • Ability to follow instructions promptly and accurately
  • Tech-oriented and ability to work with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment and handle a high volume of clients

 

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of government agencies and their roles in U.S. Immigration Practice
  • Family based immigration
  • Knowledge of immigrant and non-immigrant visas
  • Consular processing
  • Naturalization
  • Removal of condition
  • Adjustment of status

 

Compensation

The compensation is negotiable depending on the candidate’s experience. Along with a great, professional and friendly working environment, Higbee & Associates provides 401k plan, health insurance contribution and many excellent benefits.

 

Important Note

H&A is a dog friendly office. Those who are not comfortable around dogs or who have dog allergies should be advised that there are typically 3 or more dogs roaming the office.

 

Important Legal Mumbo Jumbo

We are an equal opportunity employer, meaning that we do not discriminate in favor of or against anyone based on age, race, religion, gender, ethnicity or any other legally protected class. Job description, duties and hours are subject to change. This is an at-will position.