Associate Attorney

Goldstein Immigration Lawyers, a leading immigration law firm with offices in Boston and Los Angeles, is seeking a full-time and a part-time associate attorney in its downtown Boston office.

We are currently working from home, but responsibilities will include appearances at USCIS in Boston and Lawrence, MA, and at hearings in the Boston Immigration Court.

Our ideal candidate is highly-organized and detail-oriented, with excellent people skills and the ability to multitask. In your application, please tell us what motivated you to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer. The candidate must also have strong writing abilities, be a self-starter, and take initiative on assigned projects.

Responsibilities include:

Representing clients before the Immigration Court, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the federal courts;

  • Preparing and drafting applications/petitions for immigration benefits;
  • Advising and counseling clients on possible avenues of relief;
  • Researching case law, regulations & statutes to help in defending clients and asserting their rights;
  • Representing clients in family-based applications, consular processing and other cases;
  • Working collaboratively with partners, associate attorneys, and paralegals; and

Conducting legal research and writing in support of both affirmative and defensive applications as well as in support of federal litigation and advocacy before various immigration agencies.

Candidates must have a current bar membership in good standing for any state in the United States or the District of Columbia. We will give a preference to candidates with Spanish language skills. Also, we prefer to hire a candidate who has a demonstrated commitment to immigration law and related social justice issues.

Salary is dependent on experience. Benefits include health insurance and vacation time. We have a positive, open team environment.

Applications will be considered as they are received. Please submit a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position, a resume, a writing sample that demonstrates your knowledge of immigration law, and the names and contact information for three references to

Please note that if you contact us through means other than the email address listed above, we will disqualify you from consideration. Thank you.

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