Immigration Paralegal

Parker Poe, 620 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America ● Parker Poe, 850 Morrison Drive, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America ● Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America Req #390
Friday, May 3, 2024

Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.

Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.

We are not utilizing agencies to fill this position.

The Immigration Paralegal will provide general immigration support to attorneys across multiple office locations and will interact with external clients as well as internal support staff.  This is a nonexempt administrative position that reports to the Office Administrator and assigned attorneys.  There are no direct reports to this position. The Paralegal will work a regular schedule as determined by the Office Administrator/HR and/or the assigned attorneys.  The typical schedule will consist of 7.5 hours per day equating to 37.5 hours per week. Additional hours (including overtime) will be required on occasion.

This role can sit in one of the following office locations: Raleigh, NC, Charleston, SC, or Charlotte, NC.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this position include preparation and filing of a wide variety of non-immigrant and immigrant employment petitions, family petitions, visa applications, PERM labor certification applications, applications for adjustment of status, and applications for U.S. citizenship.   

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of paralegal experience and a paralegal certificate, or the equivalent combination of education and experience; bachelor’s degree preferred.  Three or more years of business immigration experience required.  Foreign language skills preferred.
  • Proficiency in preparing and handling a variety of employment based non-immigrant petitions and immigrant petitions, PERM labor certifications, visa applications and applications for adjustment of status.
  • Experience with immigration-based forms, systems, and document management systems; familiarity with INSZoom and iManage preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience using a legal time and billing system.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Motivated, self-directed individual with ability to anticipate and resolve issues.
  • Ability to prioritize work projects and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a team player, willing to help other team members during peak times.

Creating a diverse, inclusive work environment is central to Parker Poe’s core values and strategic vision.  Parker Poe is an equal opportunity employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location on Google Maps
  • Parker Poe, 620 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Parker Poe, 850 Morrison Drive, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
  • Parker Poe, PNC Plaza, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America