Reporting to the Sr. Associate Attorney, the Paralegal Team Lead will supervise a team of 2-3 paralegals to ensure proper and timely preparation and filing of family based visa applications and petitions, including but not limited to AOS, DACA, TPS, Consular processing, SUS, VAWA, Naturalization, Re-entry Permit, Removal of Conditions. Assign cases to team members, train new staff, review paralegals work prior. Develop and maintain trusting and professional relationships with clients. Manage a high volumes of as assign cases to team members. Train paralegals and review work. Prepare complex case work as needed.
7 years of experience in family-based immigration, including family based petitions, AOS, DACA, TPS, Consular processing, SUS, VAWA, Naturalization, Re-entry Permit, Removal of Conditions
2 years lead/supervisory experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Proficiency with case management systems
Well-organized and consistently meets established deadlines
Excellent research, analytical, written and oral communication skills
Proven track record of leading, training and developing paralegals
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work easily with a wide variety of individuals
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm is one of the largest business immigration practice groups in the Carolinas. We represent foreign companies, Fortune 100 U.S. companies and small businesses in a diverse array of industries. We also represent individuals with complex family-based immigration and citizenship matters. Whether clients need assistance with work visas, compliance, global visas or other business immigration law concerns, we have the in-depth experience required.
Garfinkel Immigration is an employee-first firm that values the individual beyond the office environment. We are a highly collaborative and cohesive team, and our staff have direct access to some of the top professionals in our legal sector. We focus on providing mentorship and continuous training while also offering opportunities for professional development and advancement. We have been recognized as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work.”
The firm is dedicated to making a positive impact through service projects and by giving back via the Garfinkel Charitable Fund, which returns a portion of our profits to nonprofit organizations in the local community and nationally that reflect ...our core values of inclusion, equality and social and economic justice.
Conveniently located in Charlotte’s SouthPark area, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm offers competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, retirement; generous time-off benefits, and work-life balance.