Senior Immigration Associate Attorney
Atlanta office of our client seeks senior associate attorney with 6-10 yrs of prior background in criminal defense and/or immigration (removal defense / family-based). The applicant will be responsible for legal operations consistent with the Firms mission and values overseeing the activities and production of the Legal Team (Paralegal, Legal Assistants and any Junior Associates) and playing a key role in managing the client relationship. Will be understanding many nuances of CrImmigration law; meeting potential new clients (PNC) for strategic immigration consultations; determining necessary strategy for PNC based on their goal and articulating the importance/value of hiring firm; client counseling and explanation of strategy/expectations; drafting, reviewing and finalizing legal motions and petitions; complex criminal and immigration court litigation; representation at client USCIS interviews; preparing strategy and clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony; communicating with 3rd parties, courts, and opposing counsel, delegating to Legal Team when appropriate; overseeing court and USCIS interview calendar; updating clients with important legal developments; producing complex legal work which can be billed at average rate of $350/hr+; supervising document flow and case/project management; updating Owner on weekly basis of caseload priorities; supervising all legal duties that lead to conclusion of the case; Anticipating and mitigating potential legal problems within the law firm or for a client and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Synthesizing legal research and analysis into a coherent written memorandum or brief for submission to a client, court or arbitrator. Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting alterations to those documents; Negotiating with opposing counsel on legal issues, including settlement conferences; anticipating new issues and potential for new business with existing clients; networking as strategized with Owner; team case production incentives; creating and proposing new or amended workflow policies and procedures; attracting quality clients as VIP referral sources. Law firm operational or managerial background is desired. Must be multilingual in Spanish with written and oral fluency. Must be licensed in Georgia.Additional Skills: The applicant should demonstrate good judgment, the expertise to prioritize own activities with minimal supervision to meet deadlines, and coordinate cheerfully with own fellow teammates to get the job done.
5 To 7 Years
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