Job Description

Job Title: Paralegal, Associate
Job ID: 707877
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 of the legal system and substantive and procedural law 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.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and files 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.
  • Obtains legal documents and information from governmental agencies as required on behalf of UPMC hospitals and entities.
  • Performs 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 either 2 years of legal training or 2 years of education in legal studies.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills required.
  • Good communication and organizational skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.

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

Salary Range: $19.70 to $32.88

Union Position: No

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