Immigration Associate

03/22/2023 11:10 AM | Anonymous

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:

 12 holidays

 Hybrid role

 4 weeks of PTO

 Longevity bonus

 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

We are excited to meet you and work together on the fight for social justice and equality!

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