Dorsey & Whitney is a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner with locations across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy and natural resources, food and agribusiness, health care, and development & infrastructure.
We are seeking an experienced Paralegal in the Immigration Department in our Minneapolis office. In this role, you will assist with all types of employment-based immigration cases. Do you love working in a dynamic environment? Are you an excellent communicator and self-starter? If so, then we would love to hear from you. We are also open to a part-time or flexible schedule for this position.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Assist attorneys with employment-based immigration cases. These include drafting, preparing, and filing of employment–based immigration applications, briefs and legal documents e.g. H-1B, L, E, TN, O, PERM, I-140, I-485 and other projects, to be filed with USCIS, CBP, and consular offices.
Conduct legal research and gather relevant information from various governmental agencies and AILA sites.
Start and manage assigned cases with limited supervision. Review Visa Bulletin, Processing Time, Case Status, visa expiration dates and other timelines for clients.
At least 3-4 years of relevant employment-based immigration law experience.
Self-starter, strong writing skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
Deep understanding of employment-based immigration processes.
Proven analytical ability, highly professional demeanor and work ethic.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Large law firm experience; general Labor and Employment experience is a bonus.
LawLogix or comparable immigration law software experience; strong research skills.
Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.
How to Apply:
Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey website at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and complete Dorsey’s online application form. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5178.
Dorsey offers a competitive pay and benefits package including health care plans, a generous paid time off policy, paid holidays, retirement savings plan, profit sharing contribution, and more.
Please note that Dorsey is not currently accepting search firm submissions in connection with this opening.
Internal Number: 3160
About Dorsey and Whitney LLP
Dorsey & Whitney is a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner with locations across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources, and public-private project development.