Paralegal – Entry Level

Our Paralegals are highly valued professionals on the legal team. The Paralegal performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which the lawyer is responsible. The work may include document preparation, drafting supporting letters and client communications, conducting legal research and assembling cases for filing. Client contact varies depending on the specific team or area of business immigration law the Paralegal supports.

Responsibilities:

  • Properly prepare documents and assemble cases for review and filing, ensuring accuracy, completeness and timeliness.
  • Draft supporting letters and client correspondence.
  • Conduct legal research and assemble cases for filing.
  • Manage a high volume of cases.
  • Participate in legal and firm meetings, including client consultations.
  • Develop and maintain trusting and professional relationships with clients.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Excellent research, analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work easily with a wide variety of individuals
  • Proactive, self-motivated problem-solver with a genuine interest in business immigration law
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience or internships in the legal field are a plus
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm, named as one of Charlotte's Best Places to Work by the Charlotte Business Journal, has experienced significant growth requiring the need for exceptional people within our organization. Conveniently located in Charlotte's SouthPark area, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, retirement and generous time-off benefits.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics and complies with all federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm ("GILF") is not accepting unsolicited resumes from any search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes from search firms or staffing firms will be considered the property of GILF and GILF will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes, but is not limited to, resumes submitted directly to attorneys or employees of GILF.