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Business Immigration Paralegal

Legal Staff    Associate

Position Summary

Our Columbia office has a unique opportunity for an immigration paralegal to join one of the firm’s growing immigration practice groups! Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation and filing of employment-based nonimmigrant and immigration petitions (such asH-1B, L-1, E-2, TN visa petition and PERM Labor Certification Applications ).  The paralegal compiles and analyzes case facts, drafts correspondence, maintains and organizes client documentation.  Maintains direct contact with multiple attorneys, and communicates with clients and visa beneficiaries as needed.

Office Perks:

Our office is located in the BullStreet District, which is an active transformation of the historic, 181-acre South Carolina State Hospital campus.  It is a vibrant, mixed-use district that reflects the authenticity of its history and downtown Columbia, S.C. BullStreet is a city-within-a-city, located one mile from the S.C. State House and the University of South Carolina campus and anchored by, Segra Park, home of the Columbia Fireflies Minor League Baseball team. REI Co-Op and Starbucks are already open, and Iron Hill Brewery and the Sanctuary Food Hall have both signed leases.


We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, 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.