Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP has specialized in the practice of immigration and nationality law and is based in San Francisco, California. We have developed a national reputation for representing our clients in a broad variety of matters including family and employment sponsorship, removal proceedings, federal court litigation, asylum and naturalization. We are particularly known for taking on and winning difficult cases.

Employment Based Immigration Paralegal Position -- San Francisco (financial district)

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm located in the San Francisco Financial District. The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients.

Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale is seeking a full-time EMPLOYMENT-BASED immigration paralegal for our employment-based immigration team. The paralegal position will assist attorneys in preparation of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions (both employment-based and family-based), applications for adjustment of status, asylum, naturalization, and labor certification, and may also be involved with deportation cases.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate; 1-5 yrs of experience at an immigration law firm, strong organizational and excellent English writing skills, computer literacy, and an interest in human rights and immigration matters. Competitive salary and benefits.

Please email resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to: [email protected]

Job Type: Full-time


  • Immigration Paralegal: 2 years

Law Clerk - San Francisco

We are accepting applications for the law clerk positions on a rolling-basis. The positions will remain open until filled. We hire law clerks year-round.

Applicants should have completed their first year of law school. This is primarily a research and writing position. Law clerks will research immigration law topics and prepare legal memoranda, prepare briefs and motions to file before the immigration agencies and federal courts, and assist with other projects as needed.

Required experience : Strong legal research and writing skills. Completion of Immigration Law course or immigration law experience.

Please send applications by email. Please include: (1) cover letter; (2) resume; (3) legal writing sample; and (4) list of three references.

In your cover letter, please indicate your preferred start and end dates, an estimate of the number of hours per week that you would be available to clerk, and relevant coursework, including whether you have taken an immigration law class or plan to take one before starting the clerkship.

The clerkship positions are paid positions.

Please direct applications and questions to:

Law Clerk Coordinator
Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP
180 Sutter St, Fifth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104-4029

Email: [email protected]


Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale LLP is a nationally renowned, full-service immigration and nationality law firm located in the San Francisco Financial District. The firm was founded in 1980 and represents a wide range of clients. We have an opening for a part-time, Office Clerk.

The Office Clerk position will assist the staff with basic office clerical tasks including:

· Maintenance of Client Files : Organize, inventory, box and archive client files.

· Overall Office Support : Data entry, photocopying, scanning, filing, document deliveries, mail and light phone support.

· Heavy Lifting : This position will require heavy lifting of client file boxes, no more than 10-15 pounds.

· Hours : Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Requirements: High school diploma. College students encouraged to apply for exposure to immigration law practices. We are looking for a team player who is organized, efficient and computer proficient [Microsoft Office Suite 2013.] Previous office experience preferred.

Salary Dependent On Experience.

Please email cover letter, resume and references.

Job Type: Part-time