Description:

Immediate opening for an Associate Attorney to join our boutique immigration law practice. The candidate must be admitted to practice in New York State, and has relevant 2-3 years of direct experience in immigration law. The position will focus on preparing a wide range of employment-based and family-based immigration petitions and applications, as well as representation of clients in removal defense matters. The successful candidate for the above position has a passion for protecting the rights of foreign-born individuals in the United States, and a deep interest in making a long-term commitment to our well-respected and rapidly growing practice.

We are looking for an individual who genuinely enjoys working with people and is committed to excellent client service; is well organized and self-motivated; possesses excellent written and spoken communication skills; is fluent in technology, particularly the Microsoft Office suite; and able to successfully manage an independent caseload. Fluency in either Russian or Spanish is desirable, but is not required. Please provide resume, writing sample, and salary requirements.

Responsibilities:
  • Representing clients at interviews at USCIS field offices, asylum offices and immigration court
  • Drafting petitions, applications, motions, memorandums, briefs, and other legal documents

Requirements:
  • NY Bar Admission
  • At least 2 years of experience in immigration law
  • Willing to work independently and collaborate with others
  • Professional written and communication skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, PDF and Excel