Description:

At The Matian Firm, we're passionate about protecting our clients' rights, and it shows in our results. We have a history of success built on lasting relationships that produce results with outstanding value for our clients. We're looking for an admitted attorney, for an extremely promising Associate Attorney - Consular Processing position within a premier law firm with a lot of room for growth. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Associate Attorney to gain valuable experience and further their career with an established firm in the Greater Los Angeles Area. As The Associate Attorney, you will possess the knowledge of procedural requirements for Consular Processing and also manage a high-volume caseload, as well as client interaction, and you will collaborate and participate in all aspects of the immigration practice with our wonderful Immigration Team of Attorneys and legal assistants. The Associate Attorney will report directly to the Supervising Attorney and/or Managing Attorney.

Responsibilities:
  • Explain immigration concepts and present strategies
  • Manage a high-volume caseload and motivate paralegals to reach productivity goals.
  • Review a variety of immigration applications, including I-130, I-601A, I-601, I-212, I-824, I-129F, and DS-260.
  • Prepare clients for consular interviews.
  • Meet with potential clients for strategic immigration consultations and determine the necessary
  • Provide legal analysis for clients to determine any possible
  • Prepare and submit legal briefs for a variety of immigration
  • Maintain courteous and professional communications with firm staff and
  • Attend periodic training

Qualifications:
  • A minimum of one to four years of experience with Consular Processing immigration
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work under pressure, and manage a caseload.
  • A team player who is open to helping, strategizing, and working with your fellow
  • Valid driver's license, access to an automobile, insurance, and willingness to drive to off-site location