Legal Writer / Assistant Paralegal

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Our Dallas office is seeking an experienced Legal Writer or and Assistant Paralegal to research, analyze and write complex business immigration cases. The position will work under the direct supervision of an Attorney. This is an ideal role for someone with excellent writing, research and analytical skills or for someone wanting to launch their legal career.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, analyze and write complex business immigration cases
  • Translate complex terminology into accessible, compelling, and relevant content for "outstanding researcher" and other petitions to the USCIS
  • Create case strategy and work closely with Attorneys on writing projects
  • Work independently and manage multiple writing projects simultaneously
  • Work closely with members of the legal team to ensure the accuracy of all information.
  • Possess strong understanding of or ability to learn immigration law and the firms’ network of clients, cases and legal teams
  • Apply excellent proofreading and editing skills to case-writing content and other materials
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • B.A. degree required, preferably in a discipline with a strong focus on writing and research
  • JD, Master’s, or other advanced degree a plus, particularly in English, Journalism or Law
  • Experience as a Legal, Case or Technical Writer a plus
  • Possess excellent writing and analytical skills in a legal environment, as well as superior research skills related to immigration law and public policy issues
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural communication skills and ability to interface with a variety of internal and external clients
  • Business Immigration experience preferred, not required
  • Achieve high level of productivity
  • Meet assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team
  • Contribute to a positive work environment

Fragomen provides training and support to ensure your success:

  • Ongoing training workshops in all aspects of immigration case strategy and preparation
  • Client service team structure that enables mentoring from senior professionals

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