We are hiring: Associate Attorney - Albuquerque Office

Associate Attorney - Albuquerque Office

 

THE FIRM

 

Noble & Vrapi, P.A. is a premier full service immigration law firm with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, and El Paso.  We offer high quality services and have an excellent reputation among clients, colleagues, and the community.  Our mission is simple: “Breaking Barriers, Changing Lives.”  For more on our core values: http://www.noblelawfirm.com/core-values

 

THE POSITION

 

We are hiring for a full time associate attorney to work in our Albuquerque office in matters of family immigration and removal defense litigation.  This position requires someone who has extreme attention to detail, can follow instructions closely, and has excellent written and oral communication skills.  

 

Mission

Handle family, VAWA/U visa, and removal caseload with efficiency and quality in a team of at least two other attorneys and 3 paralegals.  

 

Outcomes

  • Within the first 6 months on the job:

    • Adhere to firm’s core values and team philosophy

    • Be able to conduct consultations with supervision by other attorneys

    • Prepare error-free submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS with supervision by other attorneys

    • Prepare excellent written motions and pleadings before immigration and state courts with supervision by other attorneys

    • Effectively handle hearings before the Immigration Court and interviews before USCIS in consultation with other attorneys

    • Take ownership over assigned cases in order to effectively and timely manage cases and deadlines

    • Effectively communicate with clients regarding the immigration process and case strategy

  • Within 1 year on the job:

    • Conduct consultations independently

    • Represent clients before the Immigration Court and in interviews before USCIS independently

    • Represent clients in state court to seek post-conviction relief with supervision by other attorneys

    • Independently prepare error-free submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS

    • Independently prepare excellent written motions and pleadings before immigration and state courts

    • Establish professional profiles, online presence, and contacts with referral sources

 

Competencies

  • Fluency in Spanish

  • Attention to detail

  • Efficiency

  • Teamwork

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong organization, planning, and time-management skills

  • Professional attitude and demeanor

  • Ability to work independently on collaborative projects

  • Persistence

  • Creative problem-solving

  • Trustworthiness

 

Location

Albuquerque, NM.

 

Full Time

The position is full time, Monday-Friday.

 

Experience

No prior immigration experience required. New graduates are welcome to apply.

 

Licensing

Must be licensed in any jurisdiction in the United States.  New Mexico bar membership preferred.  Will consider recent graduates who have not yet taken the bar exam.

 

Compensation

Competitive compensation package.  

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Send resume to:

careers@noblelawfirm.com

 

In the subject line, please enter: <Last name, First name>; Associate Attorney Position

 

In the body of the email, in no more than four sentences, please state why you are interested in the position.

 

Attachments: Resume only. References must be included in the resume.