Entry Level Paralegal

Website Cammisa Markel

Cammisa Markel PLLC is a boutique immigration law firm in downtown Manhattan that is passionate about leading our individual and corporate clients through the often challenging immigration process and making them feel well taken care of along the way.

We are a downtown boutique immigration law firm currently looking for an entry level paralegal to join our team. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning immigration law and becoming an immigration paralegal. The position is full-time and in our downtown loft-like Manhattan offices. No prior immigration experience is required.

Our portfolio of clients include technology companies, financial services firms, world renowned advertising and design agencies, media and entertainment firms, luxury fashion labels, high-end hotels and restaurants as well individuals working in those industries.

About you

You are intellectually curious. You are conscientious and friendly. You enjoy problem solving. You have a passion for helping people. You love learning new things. You like to find the answers to questions you (or others) are not sure about. You love to research. You are attentive to detail. You take pride in being precise and accurate. You have strong written and verbal communication skills. You are tech and social media savvy. You know how to manage contact lists, client outreach emails, and calendars. Project Management is something you enjoy. You’re highly organized. You are proactive and take initiative. You have a good understanding of Microsoft office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Workspace and other applications. You’re happy to also complete non-legal tasks if required, such as filing, data entry, photocopying, scanning, scheduling, and greeting clients when necessary. You like foreigners (i.e. people that aren’t from the US), and you’d love to feel like you are helping people make their American dream of living and working in America come true.

Preferred Skills and Experience

Ability to demonstrate fluency with technology, law office or immigration law experience helpful but not required, previous experience in customer service roles are a plus. Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking and English writing skills, flexibility with hours, ability to work well with colleagues, precision and accuracy in completing tasks.

Paralegal responsibilities will include

Research and writing, communicating with clients, data entry of forms, maintaining data in case management software, booking visa appointments, preparing other legal documents for review by senior paralegals and attorneys.

Application process

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please send an email to: jobs@cammisamarkel.com. In your subject line please put the following: “Entry Level Paralegal” and please also put the answer to the following question in the subject line: “Who is Danzal James Baker known as professionally? In the body of your email explain why you are interested in the position and why you think you might be a good fit. Please attach your up-to-date resume. Please also list your top 3 favorite foods and why.

Why Work at This Company?

Leadership opportunity in a growing, contemporary, non-stuffy firm, with smart friendly people passionate about helping our awesome clients.

Hiring Company Description

Cammisa Markel PLLC is a boutique immigration law firm in downtown Manhattan that is passionate about leading our individual and corporate clients through the often challenging immigration process and making them feel well taken care of along the way. The firm has a sophisticated and dynamic clientele include technology companies, financial services firms, world renowned advertising and design agencies, media and entertainment firms, luxury fashion labels, high-end hotels and restaurants as well individuals working in those industries. With an Australian-born founder and principal, the firm is known for its successful work on behalf of Australian foreign nationals. However, it represents clients from every country. Cammisa Markel seeks an experienced immigration attorney to join our team to handle a diverse and complex case load and provide legal advice and guidance to a wide range of clients from individuals to large corporations and small start-ups.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@cammisamarkel.com