Do you want to work in a mission-centered environment where your work will have a positive life-changing impact on people’s lives? Do you enjoy working in a multicultural environment that values diversity and that celebrates different life experiences? Do you want to work in an office that is a supportive community that values both professional and personal excellence?
If so, you may be interested in working with us.
Pelton and Balducci, LLC is looking for an experienced immigration paralegal to add to our team. Located in New Orleans’ Central Business District, we are a growing immigration and nationality law firm which handles family-based and humanitarian immigration, including removal defense. Our clients come from every continent (Ok, with the exception of Antartica!).
A strong candidate must be enthusiastic, hard-working, dependable, punctual, professional, and detail-oriented. They must also be able to handle multiple responsibilities at once and have excellent communication skills. The candidate must be comfortable working in both English and Spanish. Further, it is crucial that candidates be comfortable working as a team.
Prior experience as an immigration paralegal is strongly preferred, but we may consider training the right person.
If you are interested in the opening, please respond to this posting with your résumé and a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for this position. Please note that applications missing a cover letter or résumé will not be considered.
- Working directly with clients to complete immigration applications and compile supporting material
- Active case management to ensure that clients progress with their cases and that deadlines are met
- Drafting declarations with clients in English and in Spanish
- Corresponding with clients on case developments / requirements in conformity to attorney instruction
- Preparing filings for USCIS and the Immigration Court
- Revising all material per the comments received in our two-attorney review process
- Communicating with entities like USCIS, the Immigration Court, police departments, and clerks of court to request documents or information
- Occasionally communicating account information to clients
- Other tasks as the need arises