Job Description

Job Title: Paralegal, Intermediate (Immigration)
Job ID: 660494
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
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Department: Corporate Legal
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
Under general supervision, applies knowledge of the legal system and substantive and procedural law in providing work of a legal nature under the supervision of the attorneys of the UPMC Corporate Legal Department. This work requires knowledge of legal concepts, federal, state and local laws and the ability to research moderately complex legal matters. The Corporate Paralegal provides legal assistance and enables the UPMC attorneys to deliver legal services more efficiently and economically.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file H-1B petitions under supervision of immigration attorney.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • Develops and maintains a general understanding of internal processes and procedures.
  • Perform moderately complex legal research for immigration attorney.
  • Utilizing immigration software and electronic research tools.

Qualifications

  • High School and 5 years of experience as a legal assistant, or Paralegal certification and 3 years of experience as a legal assistant, or Bachelors degree and 2 years of experience as a legal assistant.
  • Must have the ability to problem solve and make decisions independently within agreed parameters of attorney supervision and consistent with professional rules of responsibility for the attorney practice of law.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Computer operating mandatory with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access, Westlaw, Adobe, Pacer, and internet applications.
  • Requisite typing skills of 60 to 70 wpm with a strong command of the English language and excellent proofreading skills.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.00 to $34.53

Union Position: No

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