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Business Immigration Legal Practice Assistant

Legal Staff    Associate

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 San Francisco office has an opportunity for a Business Immigration Legal Practice Assistant to join their fast-paced business immigration practice! On a day-to-day basis, the Practice Assistant will work under the direction of attorneys to whom the assistant is assigned.  Under general supervision, this role supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing administrative assistance to Shareholder(s), attorney(s), and legal team, performing complex and specialized tasks supporting our team’s operations, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment.  The Practice Assistant will also be responsible for a variety of duties centered on new case initiations based upon client requests which may include: electronic file creation, case assignment, as well as data input into VisaTrax/INSZoom, and billing.

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.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

Essential Functions


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


In accordance with California’s amended labor code as stated in Senate Bill 1162, the expected salary range for this California position is between $63,800 and $78,300. 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.

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.