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Immigration Lawyer

The Hacking Immigration Law LLC in St. Louis, Missouri, is seeking an Immigration Lawyer to become part of our team! Our practice focuses on asylum, removal defense, criminal/immigration issues, waivers, family-based applications, citizenship, employment visas and other matters. Frequent client contact with a wide variety of clients from all over the world is part of the job. Every day is different and challenging.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent clients before the Immigration Courts, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Patrol, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the federal courts
  • Prepare and draft applications/petitions for immigration benefits
  • Advise and counsel clients on possible avenues of relief
  • Develop factual backgrounds and legal arguments to support claims for asylum in the U.S.
  • Research case law, regulations & statutes to help in defending clients and asserting their rights
  • Represent clients in family-based applications, consular processing and other cases
  • Work collaboratively with partners and other associate attorneys
  • Legal research and writing in support of both affirmative and defensive applications as well as in support of federal litigation and advocacy before various immigration agencies

 Qualifications:

  • EXTREMELY detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to deal with responsibility of large caseload
  • Previous experience in immigration law
  • Familiarity with various legal documents and criminal proceedings
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Active bar admission in any state, Missouri Bar preferred
  • Experience working with monolingual clients
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong legal analysis, as well as written and oral advocacy
  • Responsible, self-initiating with proven ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated interest and passion for immigration law
  • An interest in working in a fast-paced and varied environment

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance and benefits (only full-time)
  • Hands-on advocacy and case handling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Meaningful client-centered work

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Required education: Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate

Language preference:  Ability to speak a foreign language fluently is preferred

Apply: If interested, please send (1) resume, (2) cover letter, (3) contact information for four references and (4) writing sample to Adela Muheljic - [email protected]

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