Business Immigration Associate (Berry Appleman & Leiden)
Berry Appleman & Leiden
June 7, 2018
San Francisco/Walnut Creek, California
Full Time - Experienced
Berry Appleman & Leiden, a premier global corporate immigration law firm, is seeking to add SEVERAL associate attorneys to our expanding San Francisco/Walnut Creek offices. These range from Staff Attorney openings to those for junior Associates up to Senior Associates.
Berry Appleman & Leiden's (BAL's) dedicated professionals share core values that support our mission to be the world’s most trusted resource for corporate immigration services. These values enable us to navigate every step of the immigration process and rapidly resolve even the most complex cases. The collegial environment is one that we cherish and work hard to maintain. To do that, we look for bright talent to deepen our experience and continue to deliver the exceptional service that our clients have come to expect. You too can join our mission!
Reporting to a Partner or Senior Associate, Associate Attorneys are responsible for managing Immigration Assistants and Paralegals in the filing of assigned immigration case work.
Represent clients in all aspects of business immigration law.
Maintain a high-level of communication with all clients.
Oversee and manage a team of legal assistants in case preparation work.
Assign and prioritize case work and projects as needed.
Train or retrain Immigration Assistants and Paralegals.
Establish and maintain case work quality and consistency throughout the office.
Liaise with other attorneys in the firm and share all information regarding case preparation.
Maintain accuracy to high volume, rapid turnover caseload.
Participate in other office projects as assigned.
Corresponds with the client and the individual employee during the intake process.
Assists client/employees with technical issues in completing the questionnaires and submitting documents.
Guides client and employees through the intake process, enlisting client services as needed
Skills and Abilities:
Must have excellent English writing and oral communication skills.
Exellent organization skills required.
Excellent computer skills required, including online research and preferably Microsoft Office Suite and/or Microsoft Office 365.
2+ years minimum experience in business immigration law at Attorney level.
Minimum Education Level:
J.D. degree and must have passed a state bar examination.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon experience
Internal Number: 2018-2073
About Berry Appleman & Leiden
Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) is widely respected for resolving the most challenging corporate immigration cases, regardless of volume or complexity. We serve clients across a broad spectrum of global industries, from science and technology, to manufacturing and engineering, to energy and financial services, to sports and entertainment.
BAL's dedicated professionals share core values that support our mission to be the world’s most trusted resource for corporate immigration services. These values enable us to deftly navigate every step of the immigration process and rapidly resolve even the most complex cases. Our collegial environment is one that we cherish and work to maintain. We look for bright talent to deepen our experience and deliver the type of service our clients have come to expect.
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