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Managing Attorney

Company: Godoy Law Office
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

Godoy Law Office is a fast-paced Oak Brook, IL-based law firm. We help immigrants and their families using our knowledge of both immigration and criminal law. We specialize in navigating situations where both of those practice areas intersect. The work at Godoy Law Office has an immediate impact on the lives of people where sometimes we are what stands between a client and removal from the United States. We help immigrants make America their home!!

We are seeking an Attorney who has a passion for immigration and to help take our growing law firm to the next level. An Attorney who can bring their extensive immigration experience to support the legal department.

The people who work at this law firm have a "can do" attitude and determination that is not required of most jobs. If this is you, please continue reading.

How To Apply:

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, we look forward to reviewing your resume. Please follow these instructions.--Applications That Do Not Follow Instructions Will Not Be Considered.

Prepare a cover letter that explains what you believe is the most important quality that must be possessed by an attorney working with immigrants finding their way through the American justice system.--Paste your cover letter into your submission or upload the cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time


--- 401k
--- 401k matching
--- Dental insurance
--- Health insurance
--- Life insurance
--- Paid time off
--- Vision insurance

Work Location: In person

Pay: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year

Ability to Commute:

--- Oak Brook, IL 60523 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

--- Oak Brook, IL 60523: Relocate before starting work (Required)

The Job:
--- Take ownership of a client's case - federal immigration proceedings and state court criminal cases
--- Conduct client meetings and recommend strategies
--- Delegate work to paralegals and legal assistants and monitor their work
--- Full-service immigration services: family immigration, employment immigration, deportation defense

The Essentials:
--- Skills and experience are important and valued, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are also extremely important considerations. We need an attorney who already has litigation experience, but attitude is just as important
--- High-maintenance, humorless, self-entitled, or self-important individuals will not succeed in this position and need not apply
--- If you think filling out a plea form is the best thing you can do for a client, please do not apply

Spanish Speaking is Preferred.

--- US Immigration law: 4 years (Preferred)
--- Managed a team of paralegals, attorneys, or legal assistants
--- Ability to think on your feet and pivot when needed
--- Great customer service experience
--- Experience in the courtroom
--- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
--- Admitted to the state bar association and in good standing
--- Proven experience practicing law with a focus on immigration law
--- Strong litigation skills with experience in representing clients in court
--- Proficiency in legal administrative tasks within a law office setting
--- Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate complex legal issues clearly
--- Ability to work independently and as part of a team on legal matters

About Company:
Godoy Law Office is a fast-growing immigration law firm where we help immigrants make America their home. The foundation of our firm is our EPICC values:

Empathy: we recognize and seek to understand each person's experience

Passion: we relentlessly pursue better futures with imagination and agility

Integrity: we are professionals who always act honestly and with an uprightness of character

Candor: we communicate with clarity, honesty, and respect in all relationships

Collaboration: supporting a community that encourages personal and professional growth

These values are brought into every interaction in this firm whether with a fellow colleague or a potential client calling into the firm for the first time.

Keywords: Godoy Law Office, Oak Park , Managing Attorney, Legal , Oak Park, Illinois

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