MacDonald, Hoague & Bayless (MHB) is one of Seattle’s oldest Civil Rights and Immigration Law firms.Located in downtown Seattle, MHB is committed to providing an excellent work environment andfostering a workplace committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.Our Immigration department is recruiting for an Immigration Associate Attorney!
Managing employment-based nonimmigrant visa matters (H, L, E, O, P, TN), family and employment-based immigrant visa matters (EB-2/ EB-3 PERM, EB-1 multinational manager/executive, outstanding researcher, extraordinary ability, and National Interest Waivers), and naturalization cases
Developing strategy and drafting complex filings in support of varied matters including RFE responses
Researching, analyzing, and applying regulations and procedure in immigration matters
Communicating regularly with clients regarding case preparation, case processing issues, and case strategy
Supervising the work of paralegal and legal assistant staff
Two or more years of immigration attorney experience handling employment and/or family- based matters strongly preferred
Experience in removal, federal court litigation, and analysis of immigration consequences of crime are a plus
Strong organizational, communication, and writing skills
Ability to build strong working relationships with clients and staff
Experience in managing a varied caseload in a high paced environment
Ability to identify legal issues, analyze facts, and determine appropriate case strategies
A strong interest in following immigration policy developments
Enthusiasm for growth, receptive to constructive feedback, and open-minded
Technically adept – strong basic computer skills, familiarity with immigration-related computer
Self-starter, capable of working independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Employment requirements: Upon hire, you must provide proof of 1) Your eligibility to legally work in the
US; and 2) Your COVID full vaccination status.
Benefits – You are our most important asset! We offer the following:
4 weeks of PTO
Subsidized Orca card
Life and Disability Insurance
$500 employee referral bonus
Full coverage for medical, dental and vision
401(K) retirement plan with company contribution after a year of employment
Salary: $100,000 - $110,000 yearly Depending on Experience
As a continued promise to our commitment of creating a diverse environment, MHB is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.
Please send your resume and cover letter (optional) to Carmen Carrillo at CarmenC@mhb.com
We are excited to meet you and work together on the fight for social justice and equality!