Paralegal with solid immigration experience specializing in business immigration law. Ability to manage large volume case load and prioritize work. Self starter who can work independently and in a team setting. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in English and Spanish. Experience working in a fast paced, client service oriented environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel 2010 and BlueDot.
Assist the firm's Miami immigration attorney with initial client interview to obtain relevant case information; assist attorney with determining case issues and planning case strategy; compile and digest facts of the case. Work closely with clients and/or Human Resources personnel in gathering and organizing documentation.Research, analyze and summarize applicable statutory, regulatory and case law. Preparation and filing of employment based non-immigrant and immigrant matters with relevant government agency. Maintain and update immigration software database.
Worked closely with the senior partner in the management of the firm's operations including accounting and personnel. Managed the firm's largest client in the preparation and filing of numerous P visa petitions.
Worked closely with the firm's attorneys in the preparation and filing of employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, family based petitions and immigration litigation matters.
Answered phones and greeted visitors. Assisted senior paralegals in the preparation of employment and family based petitions. Compiled exhibits. Prepared general correspondence.
Coursework in English, Communications, Writing, Psychology and Sociology
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