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Posted almost 2 years ago

Virtual Immigration Paralegal Job description Equivity is looking for a part-time virtual paralegal with recent experience supporting attorneys in an immigration law office in the New York area. If you have previously assisted attorneys remotely, have excellent writing skills, and are an expert in preparing applications for immigration, motions and supporting documents, and performing research on case law related to immigration, we want to hear from you! Equivity matches clients with virtual assistants that provide paralegal, administrative, and marketing support. We are currently seeking a virtual paralegal who has recently (within the last six months) worked in a New York City-based immigration law firm and has at least four years of experience supporting an immigration practice. We are looking for a paralegal who is detail oriented, proactive, extremely organized and who has exceptional writing skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and cancelation of removal; preparing motions; preparing I-601 and I-601A waivers; preparing applications for citizenship; drafting correspondence; and creating and updating standard immigration questionnaires, general information letters, and letter templates. The ideal candidate will be very technologically adept and have excellent Word and Adobe skills. In addition, the candidate should have experience working with cloud-based practice management software. The position will require a minimum of 15 hours of work per week on average, with the possibility of up to 30 hours per week during busy times. Because we provide highly attentive service to our clients, you must be available to respond to client communications during the business day within one hour by email, phone, and text. We are a growing business and we are looking for a paralegal who is excited to partner with us to help grow this aspect of our business. Pay is $18.50/hour. You would be hired as a part-time employee of Equivity, not an independent contractor. Qualities we are looking for: Organization Dedication Initiative Reliability Attention to detail Resourcefulness Excellent communication skills Responsiveness Ability to work independently with limited oversight Requirements Bachelor’s degree Paralegal certificate with up-to-date MCLE 4+ years of recent experience working as a paralegal in immigration law firms, including a New York City-based immigration practice Excellent writing skills Experience preparing applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and cancellation of removal Experience preparing applications for citizenship and I-601 and I-601A waivers Experience drafting form motions Experience using practice management software, preferably Clio, PC Law, or Serengeti Availability to respond to requests within an hour during the hours of 9 AM – 6 PM Eastern Time, Monday – Friday Experience using law firm bookkeeping software for invoicing and timekeeping is a plus Your own laptop and smart phone with broadband access to Internet Quiet location in which to take phone calls


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