Spokane Valley office of our client seeks immigration attorney with experience. The candidate performs quality legal work with very limited review, oversees entire matter files from case initiation, case strategy/planning, including regular status conferences with clients throughout the process until successful completion of the case. Meets with clients after they have hired the firm to determine case strategy based on their goals and the law. Assesses eligibility for relief from removal proceedings, and represents detained and non-detained clients in removal proceedings in Immigration Court. Represents clients at USCIS interviews; prepares case strategy and clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony; oversight of court hearings and USCIS interviews. Drafts, reviews and files appropriate court pleadings including legal motions, petitions and briefs; prepares appropriate immigration applications. Participates in trainings and works closely with staff to draft and implement program protocols, work-flow processes and case related policies and procedures. Responsible for legal operations consistent with the firms mission and principles while playing a key role in managing client relationships, oversees activities and production of the legal team while also working closely with the administrative team. Communicates with third parties, courts, and opposing counsel, delegating to Legal Team when appropriate. Participates in daily meetings with assigned support staff to collaborate on case strategy and determine case statuses; reports case statuses on a monthly basis to Firm Owner. Provides excellent customer service while building client rapport and trust. Must be admitted to practice law in the United States and in good standing. Bilingual Spanish is preferred.As specialists in immigration, the attorneys at this law firm consult clients to ensure they achieve the American Dream. Their areas of practice include green cards, waivers, bankruptcy, US residency, and visas. The firm is located in Washington.Additional Skills: The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate Degree of an accredited law school. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment often under tight deadlines is essential. Should have interpersonal and organizational skills of the highest caliber; as well as excellent writing, research and analytical skills. Associated topics: attorney, business, compliance, compliance department, corporate, counsel, court, courtroom, legal, llp
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