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Job Description

Job Title: Immigration Paralegal, Intermediate
Job ID: 860507379
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight, Monday through Friday
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Corporate Legal
Department: Corporate Legal
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


Are you a paralegal with experience in immigration law?  If so, our Paralegal Intermediate opportunity with the UPMC Corporate Legal team may be the perfect fit for you!

This full-time position works standard business hours, Monday through Friday, in downtown Pittsburgh.  Perks of the position include scheduling flexibility and a collaborative team culture.

In this role, the paralegal 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 paralegal provides legal assistance and enables the UPMC attorneys to deliver legal services more efficiently and economically.

The ideal candidate has an immigration law background with knowledge of H1B petitions, and strong writing skills.  If this sounds like a fit for you, apply online today!

  • 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.


  • High school and five years of experience as a legal assistant, OR Paralegal certification and three years of experience as a legal assistant, or Bachelor's degree and two years of experience as a legal assistant required.
  • Immigration law experience is strongly 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.  
  • 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/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $23.75 to $41.09 / hour

Union Position: No

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