Business Immigration Paralegal Job at Ogletree Deakins, Washington DC

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Washington DC

Job Description

Position Summary:

Help make the American dream come true for immigrants! This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career with one of the largest law firms in the United States. Ogletree Deakins is an international law firm with 55 offices throughout North America and Europe. We have one of the largest business immigration practices in the United States; our immigration practice group consists of experienced and dedicated immigration lawyers and paralegals who work with domestic and international corporations and businesses in developing appropriate strategies to facilitate the international transfer of skilled employees.

Our D.C. team has an opportunity for an entry-level Business Immigration Paralegal to join their fast-paced business immigration practice! If you’re looking to start your legal career or just finished your Paralegal Certificate, then this is the right opportunity for you! Under attorney supervision, the immigration paralegal is responsible for the preparation and filing of a variety of visa petitions with USCIS. The paralegal compiles and analyzes case facts, drafts correspondence, maintains and organizes client documentation, and communicates directly with multiple attorneys.

We offer a collegial, collaborative, challenging, and growth-focused work environment with innovative technology, customized resources and processes, and continuous skill-based training and professional development.

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program.
  • Successful candidates will possess strong writing skills, have excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task, and work independently toward team goals.
  • Outstanding organizational skills are required.
  • Be able to multi-task and work independently toward team goals.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, INSZoom, and document management systems.

We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.

Please note, applications submitted via email will not be considered.


In accordance with the Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act, the expected salary range for this D.C. position is between $56,000 and $90,600. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience, geographic location, and other job-related factors as permitted by law. This position qualifies for the benefits below. The application deadline for this position is September 4, 2024. 

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

Firm Overview:

Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest Business Immigration practices in the United States and provides a wide range of legal services for employers seeking temporary business visas and permanent residence on behalf of foreign national employees. We provide comprehensive immigration services to clients of all sizes, including numerous Fortune 500 companies. Our practice is designed to provide superior client service at competitive fixed fee rates. Our attorneys are proactive in handling client matters, from case initiation to case strategy/planning to the successful completion of the case, always remaining accessible to all of our clients.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Temporary work, Flexible hours,

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