Job Description

Job Title: Immigration Paralegal, Intermediate (Temporary)
Job ID: 04503119
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Corporate Legal
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Approximate Timeline:

March 1st - July 1st


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:

  • Provide assistance to the attorneys within the Corporate Legal Department for necessary and appropriate legal research.
  • Completes moderately complex legal filings.
  • Develops and maintains a general understanding of internal processes and procedures.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Obtain legal documents and information from governmental agencies as required on behalf of UPMC hospitals and entities.
  • Perform moderately complex legal research for UPMC attorneys utilizing both local and electronic research tools.
  • Prepare and respond to third-party subpoenas, discovery requests, court orders, and other requests seeking medical, personnel, and payroll and business records.
  • Prepare and respond to third-party subpoenas seeking protected health information on an as needed basis.

 

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 Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of experience as a legal assistant.
  • H-1B Visa experience preferred.
  • 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. R
  • 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/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $23.28 to $40.28 / hour

Union Position: No

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