Associate Attorney

Jewell Stewart & Pratt PC, a nationally-recognized San Francisco (FiDi) business immigration law firm, has an opening for a full-time Law Clerk or Associate Attorney (DOE). You would work on a broad range of immigration-related applications and petitions. This is an exciting time to be part of an ever-changing area of law, and an opportunity to join a fast-paced firm of stellar lawyers and staff.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare immigration applications and petitions for submission to U.S. government agencies.

  • Correspond and/or meet with clients to gather documents and information and to guide them through various visa processes.

  • Use case management system/database, various firm systems, and project management skills to monitor case milestones, follow up with clients, and meet both legal and client-relations deadlines.

  • Exercise meticulous attention to detail to produce error-free forms, correspondence, and related legal work product.

  • Prepare and represent clients at government interviews.

  • Case intake and business development, including client trainings.

  • Other tasks as required to meet client and firm needs.

What we are looking for

  • 2-10 years of experience in business immigration law; lateral applications welcome and encouraged.

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and prioritize your workload.

  • Strong writing; ability to communicate effectively and precisely.

  • Incisive analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent law school academic record.

Requirements

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and prioritize your workload.

  • Strong organization, attention to detail, and communication skills.

  • Intermediate MS Office skills: Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, and good judgment.

  • Desire to learn and grow in the field of immigration law.

  • JD (expected or awarded) or bar-admitted (pending results ok).

What we offer

  • Small-firm collegiality with big-firm benefits.

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.

  • Training and open-door support.

  • Work with top professionals in the field, and great clients.

Does this sound like the type of law firm where you can thrive? If so:

  • Apply to careers@jspvisa.com with “Associate” in the subject line.

  • Include:

    • Brief statement of interest

    • Resume

 Law students, pending bar results, and U.S. bar-admitted lawyers only, please. We are not working with recruiters to fill this position.