Job Description

Job Title: Paralegal, Intermediate (Immigration)
Job ID: 708041
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Corporate Legal
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
Under direct supervision, applies basic level of immigration law knowledge to provide legal support service to the immigration attorney.  Performs basic legal research, prepares documents and responds to requests for information to enable attorneys to deliver legal services more efficiently and economically.
  • Prepares and file H-1B petitions, O-1 petitions and other immigration applications  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.
  • Utilize immigration software and other technology to prepare documentation, perform research and coordinate deadlines.

Qualifications

  • High School and five years of experience as a legal assistant, OR Paralegal certification and three years of experience as a legal assistant, or Bachelors degree and two 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: $20.60 to $35.57

Union Position: No

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