We have opportunities for paralegals to join the Firm’s expanding immigration practice group to support our teams in Texas and Michigan. This position allows telecommuting from any State where Dickinson Wright has a physical office location (Texas, Michigan, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Tennessee, Washington DC). Dickinson Wright has a large immigration practice representing corporate clients across a wide array of industries. In this position, you will have an excellent opportunity to work with our team of attorneys and paralegals, as well as, interact with multinational corporate clients.
Communicate timely, compassionately, and professionally with clients.
Coordinate timely and accurately regarding case progress and preparation.
Prepare/monitor H-1B, L-1, TN, E1/E2, E-3, P-1, O-1 and other nonimmigrant petitions/applications.
Prepare/monitor immigrant/permanent resident processes filings, including PERM labor certifications.
Prepare in-depth factual and/or analytical summary of options, and or memos/summaries.
Monitor expiration dates and prepare case status reports for clients using case management systems and programs.
Support the DW Immigration Group with other assigned tasks and projects, as needed.
Use Law Logix and/or INSZoom.
Record time accurately, when required.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
Paralegal certification preferred.
Law Logix and/or INSZoom experience preferred.
Extensive experience in PERM filings is preferred.
2 to 3 years of business immigration experience, including both immigrant and nonimmigrant matters.
Excellent attention to detail.
Enjoy your work and be dedicated to excellence in your profession.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to clearly, respectfully, and succinctly communicate with clients and foreign national employees is critical.
Work efficiently but be available for overtime due to client demands.
Additional language capabilities a plus.
This position allows telecommuting from any State where Dickinson Wright has a physical office location (Texas, Michigan, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Tennessee, Washington DC). Additional Salary Information: Full firm benefits, including healthcare. Performance bonuses under firm policy may be earned.
Additional Salary Information: Dickinson Wright offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
From a two-person firm serving Detroit-based clients, Dickinson Wright has evolved into a leading global law firm. With more than 450 lawyers across more than 40 practice areas, Dickinson Wright serves clients from offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw and Troy, Michigan; Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Lexington, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario. We’ve worked with clients on six continents and our global presence continues to expand.The Immigration Practice Group is currently comprised of nine attorneys in the Michigan, Arizona, and Texas offices of the firm, including an immigration attorney in the Toronto office of the firm. The firm also has a strong international practice with legal support teams for India, China, Japan, and Canada.
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