Careers

We are a distinguished law firm that is innovative and growing. Attorneys and professional staff who join our firm will find a respectful and collaborative work environment. Our most valued resource is our people. Every person at the firm contributes to our success. We are always looking for talented attorneys and professional support staff. If you are interested in an attorney position, professional support staff position or in our internship program we encourage you to submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].


Open Positions:


TITLE: Associate Immigration Attorney

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit, resume cover letter, references and writing sample to DeCosmo & Rolón via email at [email protected] or apply via our firm's website at https://www.drsjlaw.com/Careers.shtml

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 Years

LANGUAGES: Spanish strongly preferred

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience, Health Benefits, 401K & Profit Sharing

REPORTS TO: Managing Partner & Junior Partner

DIRECT REPORTS: Designated Paralegal & Support Staff

THE ROLE:

1. Representation: Represent foreign nationals in deportation or removal proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Represent foreign nationals at adjustment interviews or naturalization interviews before USCIS.

2. Family-Based Case Preparation: Preparation of various waiver applications including I-601 A waivers, benefits applications and Stays of Removal. Preparation of family-based immigration law petitions and applications including I-130 and I-360 petitions as well as I-485 applications for adjustment of status.

3. Litigation: Filing appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Petitions for Review to the circuit courts. Writing briefs in support of appeals and motions at both the trial and appellate level. Preparation of Motions to Reopen, Motions to Continue and Motions to Change Venue. Preparation and filing of custody applications in connection with applications for Special Immigrant Juvenile status. Preparation and filings of motions to suppress, applications for post-conviction relief and motions in support of acceptance to Pre-Trial Intervention and Drug Court.

4. Removal Defense & Asylum/U-Visa & DACA Applications: Preparation of asylum, withholding of removal U, T and DACA applications. This includes the preparation of SIJ and VAWA petitions. Preparation of applications for asylum and withholding of removal, applications for cancellation of removal and packs with supporting evidence to file before EOIR.

5. Research & Writing: Conduct legal research and prepare legal memorandums at the direction of the MP and JP.


TITLE: Immigration Paralegal

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit, resume cover letter, references and writing sample to DeCosmo & Rolón via email at [email protected] or apply via our firm's website at https://www.drsjlaw.com/Careers.shtml

EXPERIENCE: 1-3 Years

LANGUAGES: Spanish Required

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience, Health Benefits, 401K & Profit Sharing

THE ROLE:

1. Handle the preparation and filing of any immigration benefits applications as delegated.

2. Removal Defense: Support all functions of removal proceedings litigation including the preparation of applications for relief from removal such as Cancellation of Removal, Asylum and Withholding of removal applications. Procure documents in support of applications, the preparations of affidavits/declarations and prepare, tab and paginate all immigration court filings.

3. Primarily responsible for all U-Visa, T-Visa, Asylum Applications and DACA filings

4. Assist attorney in preparation of immigration petitions and applications, including preparation of immigration forms and packages with supporting evidence for submission to relevant administrative agency

5. Review and organize client documentation and analyze and summarize case data for attorney

6. Assist attorney with determining potential case issues and planning case strategy

7. Maintain organized, legally compliant client files, monitor deadlines and progress of individuals cases

8. Manage caseload of immigration matters in various stages

9. Draft correspondence to clients and relevant administrative agency, as well as communicate directly with same when applicable

10. Translate documents as delegated by the attorneys and provide direct translations for clients in meetings at the office.

11. Review and analyze Request for Additional Evidence and draft responses

12. Perform special projects and other assignments as requested by attorneys or others by establishing priorities and proactively anticipating attorney and client needs.


DeCosmo & Rolón takes our commitment, and that of our clients, to diversity and inclusion very seriously. DeCosmo & Rolón is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value and encourage qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, union affiliation, disability, or any other protected status under applicable law. We strive to cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace where we continually promote opportunities for all.

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