Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting an experienced paralegal to support the firm’s Immigration practice in its Washington, DC office. This position assists lawyers and senior paralegals with preparation of complex legal documents, mid-level legal research activities and other tasks related to the Immigration practice area. This position provides leadership in supporting firm, office and team initiatives and in support of management directives.
Qualified candidates will possess a college degree or equivalent paralegal experience. Candidates should also have at least three years’ experience in business immigration, including E, L, blanket L, H-1B, PERM, and EB petitions.
Other Minimum Qualifications Include: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic technological and research skills necessary to pull requested documents from online resources and familiarity with legal technology and computer databases required. Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, and present a positive, professional image with colleagues, professional staff, and vendors. Ability to work overtime, as needed, on short notice essential.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess strong organizational skills and the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation. Examples include: ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication.