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Looking for J-1 Trainee/Intern for U.S. immigration law firm in Fremont, CA

 

(resident of the Tri-City area preferred)

 

**VISA SPONSORSHIP MAY BE POSSIBLE***

 

This position (full-time or part-time) is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning U.S. Immigration law and receiving practical training at a law firm in a small, collegial environment.  We are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented trainee (or intern) with good communication and writing skills, and the ability to perform tasks with supervision in an office environment.

 

You : Self-starting, an independent thinker, and easy to get along with (no grumps are allowed at SWLG). Like to learn and can quickly digest new information. Can communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Organized and has good attention to detail.  An articulate and creative writer.  Academic background and/or some experience in law required to satisfy J-1 visa requirements.  New grads with limited work experience are encouraged to apply.

 

SWLG : Offers a quiet work environment. Encourages learning and independent research and growth in knowledge of U.S. immigration law. Embraces new technologies and ideas. Has a casual dress policy (yes, jeans!).  15-20 minute walk from the Fremont BART station. Caters lunch for everyone!

 

Previous experience with a law firm is helpful.  Additionally, candidates must satisfy minimum J-1 visa requirements to qualify for the position. Cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references REQUIRED.

 

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample to wong@swlgpc.com

 

 

 

Looking for a Japanese Bilingual Paralegal for U.S. immigration law firm in NYC

 

*JAPANESE PROFICIENCY REQUIRED. IF YOU ARE NOT PROFICIENT IN JAPANESE, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY*

 

**VISA SPONSORSHIP MAY BE POSSIBLE***

 

This position (full-time or part-time) is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning U.S. Immigration law and working in a small, collegial environment.  We are seeking a well organized, detailed oriented person with good communication and writing skills, and the ability to work independently and in an office environment.  Proficiency in Japanese is REQUIRED.

 

You : Self-starting, an independent thinker, and easy to work with the highest work ethic. Like to learn and can quickly digest new information. Can handle and effectively work simultaneously with a high-volume case load. Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in English and Japanese. Organized and has good attention to detail.  An articulate and creative writer.  Some experience in immigration law preferred but not necessary. New grads are encouraged to apply.

 

SWLG : A small boutique, immigration law firm in the heart of Manhattan, NYC that specializes in representation of corporate Japanese clients in business immigration matters as well as individual clients in family immigration matters.  Offers a collegial, work environment, encouraging independence in your case load (we don’t micromanage).  Embraces new technologies and ideas.  Minutes from the Bryant Park station. Caters lunch for everyone!  On a case-by-case basis, visa sponsorship may be possible.

 

Previous experience with a law firm is preferred but not required. We are open to hiring and training a candidate without experience depending on their qualifications and “fit” with our firm.  Cover letter explaining your interest, resume, transcript, writing sample and references REQUIRED.

 

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample to son@swlgpc.com

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