Immigration and Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/9/18

Immigration and Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/9/18

Company Name: 
Baird Holm LLP
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Omaha
NE
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Job Summary: 
We are seeking a full-time paralegal with 2 or more years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department to assist and provide support to our Immigration and Litigation attorneys. The paralegal will primarily be involved with the preparation and submission of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, permanent resident applications, and U.S. citizenship applications, with an emphasis on labor certification applications. He/she will assist immigration attorneys in assessing immigration options for corporate clients, obtaining U.S. work authorization for foreign nationals, and maintaining valid visa status of clients’ foreign national populations. Other duties include: • preparing labor certification documents; • overseeing labor certification recruitment process; • preparing letters in support of visa petitions; • maintaining correspondence with clients; • collecting evidence and visa documentation from clients; • conducting case audits; • maintaining contact with government agencies; • researching visa application procedures and requirements; and • maintaining client databases with respect to approval and validity dates of visa petitions. As the oldest and largest locally based law firm in Omaha, Nebraska, Baird Holm LLP is annually recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the region. Our people are the defining factor that sets our firm apart from others. We believe that collaboration, diversity, and passion for the law bring our clients world-class solutions to real-world challenges. Since 1873, Baird Holm has constantly evolved to meet the changing needs of our clients— we represent leading and emerging companies, and take pride in offering a diverse, collaborative team of attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants who are committed to professional excellence in a collegial environment. Baird Holm’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and promoting a diverse work force is not only integral to the legal work of the Firm, but also to serving the interests of a wide-ranging client base.
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If you're interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity you can submit a resume, along with a cover letter, in full confidence to Lyndsay Lang, Baird Holm, Director of Human Resources at llang@bairdholm.com. Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration. No recruiters/agencies please.