Van Der Hout LLP

Careers

Join one of the nation’s oldest and most preeminent law firms specializing in U.S. immigration law. We are a team oriented practice that takes pride in the ability to take on difficult cases. We are looking for people who share our goal of providing the highest quality representation, engaging in bold legal innovation, and handling all our clients’ cases with a deep appreciation for the humanity involved in each case. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package, a congenial workplace culture and a commitment to diversity and civil liberties.


Family & Removal Defense Immigration Paralegal

Van Der Hout 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 full-time experienced immigration paralegal. The position will support attorneys handling removal defense and litigation before the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Federal Courts; preparing and filing immigrant visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status, asylum, naturalization, and other administrative applications before the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree, 2 or more years 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. Fluency in Spanish (written and oral) required. Competitive salary and benefits.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK, vblaw.bamboohr.com/jobs. THE LINK WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE FIRM’S HR’S JOBS SITE, BAMBOOHR. AFTER YOU APPLY, YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FROM FROM BAMBOOHR REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • MUST SPEAK SPANISH
  • PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE A LAW SCHOOL GRADUATE OR AN ATTORNEY
  • PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER as directed by BambooHR
  • PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME as directed by BambooHR
  • PLEASE SUBMIT THREE REFERENCES (including contact information: email, phone) as directed by BambooHR

AFTER YOU APPLY, YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FROM BAMBOOHR REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM/JUNK FILES AND ADD BAMBOOHR TO YOUR EMAIL WHITELIST.


Business/Employment Immigration Paralegal

Van Der Hout 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.

The firm is seeking to fill a Paralegal position for its expanding employment and family-based immigration practice. The successful candidate must be able to work with moderate supervision and guidance in reviewing case documents and preparing employment based immigration applications filing with our various government agencies.

The paralegal will assist the attorneys in:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, including PERM Labor Certifications, Adjustment of Status and Naturalization
  • Manage status of cases filed applications and petitions
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses, foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues
  • Review and approve client billing (under supervision of attorney)
  • Run reports to monitor deadlines
  • Calendaring deadlines, and reminders
  • Translation of documents and write declarations

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience at an Immigration law firm
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Excellent English and Spanish Skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Interest in Human Rights and Immigration matters
  • Computer Literacy
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Case Management Software; Preferably Centerbase and LawLogix

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K Eligibility at one year anniversary
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedule

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK, vblaw.bamboohr.com/jobs. THE LINK WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE FIRM’S HR’S JOBS SITE, BAMBOOHR. AFTER YOU APPLY, YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FROM FROM BAMBOOHR REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • MUST SPEAK SPANISH
  • PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE A LAW SCHOOL GRADUATE OR AN ATTORNEY
  • PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER as directed by BambooHR
  • PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME as directed by BambooHR
  • PLEASE SUBMIT THREE REFERENCES (including contact information: email, phone) as directed by BambooHR

AFTER YOU APPLY, YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FROM BAMBOOHR REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM/JUNK FILES AND ADD BAMBOOHR TO YOUR EMAIL WHITELIST.


Immigration Associate Attorney

Van Der Hout LLP, a nationally-recognized and full-service immigration law firm in San Francisco, has an opening for an associate attorney. You will work under the direct supervision of a Senior Attorney or Partner on immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, with an emphasis on Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, and National Interest Waiver categories. 

 Other responsibilities include: 

  • Determine eligibility for and provide risk assessment of various immigration options to clients.   
  • Establish and maintain high quality case work and legal best practices.   
  • Oversee legal assistants in preparation of NIV and IV petitions.   
  • Provide effective client service with regular communication with HR and foreign nationals regarding case strategy and case processing issues. 
  • Help train and supervise staff in care preparation and filings. 

Qualifications 

  • 2 years of experience as a business immigration attorney. 
  • Experience with preparing and filing NIV applications, including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-3, O-1 etc.  
  • Experience with IV applications, including Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professor and Researcher, Multinational Manager, PERM applications, I-140 Petitions, and AOS applications.  
  • Experience with EB-1 and NIW. 
  • Proficiency with immigration case management database.  
  • This position requires a J.D. and bar admission to practice in at least one U.S. state. 

Benefits 

  • Paid Time Off/ Paid Holidays 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision (100% coverage) 
  • 401K Eligibility at one year anniversary 
  • Gym/wellness Reimbursement 
  • Flexible Schedule and Hybrid working environment 

Additional Information 

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. 

**This is a Hybrid Position**

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit your cover letter, resume and references here: https://vblaw.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=54

 


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