Our firm is currently accepting applications from candidates for the following positions:
- Immigration Paralegal
- Immigration Legal Assistant
- Immigration Law Clerk
- Associate Immigration Lawyer – commensurate to experience and performance
Job Type: Full-time – on site – employee
Place of Employment: Richard Alvoid PA, 356 West Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola FL 32534
Title: Immigration Paralegal/Legal Assistant
The job includes: calendar management, drafting of legal briefs, memoranda, data-entry, visa applications, legal research, attendance of attorney/client consultations, client contact, collection and organization of documents, studying and applying legal requirements for visa applications, asylum, family-based and employment-based petition and assistance to immigration court proceedings.
The work will be handled in person in office Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch break.
Candidates must have a law (or prelaw) degree or paralegal degree, and at least 2 years of work experience in immigration office/legal related fields, must have an interest in things international, travel experience, unquestionable dedication and work ethic, ability to learn quickly and receive/follow instructions and at least one foreign language at advanced level. Serious applicants only. Must demonstrate ability during application process.
Title: Immigration Law Clerk
Duties: Research and brief attorney on laws, regulations, legal issues, court decisions, documents, and policy memoranda opinions. Draft briefs, legal memoranda, pleadings or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations. Manage caseload of employment-based immigration, Removal Proceedings, asylum, and other complex areas of immigration law. Keep clients apprised of case status and maintain optimal client relations. Confer with attorney concerning legal questions and interpretation of facts and documents. Draft/edit affidavits, petitions, motions, or pleadings to be filed in Court and/or with government agencies to determine issues involved or basis for relief. Keep abreast of changes in the law and inform attorney when cases are affected by such changes. Verify that all files, complaints, or other papers are available and in the proper order and maintain files as such. Review dockets of pending cases to ensure adequate progress and compliance with deadlines. Enter information, ticklers, and reminders into the firm’s computerized calendar, file, and case management systems to maintain compliance with ethical rules. Participate in conferences or discussions between attorney and prospective/current clients. Coordinate attorney’s meetings with clients to ensure quality control, accuracy of documents being filed, and to discuss evolving legal issues or facts.
Requirements: Juris Doctorate (law degree) or foreign equivalent of Juris Doctorate degree plus Master of Laws. One year of full-time experience in the Immigration law field.
Title: Associate Immigration Attorney
Associate attorney experienced in immigration law to come on board to handle a full caseload, conduct client consultations, supervise paralegals, and coordinate with managing attorney. Cases consist of family-based, employment-based, asylum, removal proceedings and other. Position is partner-track. Must relocate to Pensacola, FL. Serious applicants only.
Requirements: State licensure; immigration experience; foreign language ability and international experience preferred; must be committed to a long-term relationship; must have a tremendous work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to manage a busy case-load under stress.