​Careers

 

Become part of a leading, full service immigration law firm. We always are looking to attract skilled individuals with demonstrated experience in the area. Any interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to:

 

 

Human Resources
22 Adelaide Street West, 9th Floor

Toronto, Ontario M5H 4E3

 

 

Email: gglawinquires@ggilaw.com 

Fax: 416 363 8760

or, via post.

 

POSITION OPENINGS

 

 

JOB TITLE:        U.S. Business Immigration Attorney- Toronto and Calgary Position available

 

 

Guberman Garson LLP Immigration Law is currently seeking US Business Immigration Attorneys at all skill levels to join the firm! The successful candidates will be responsible for managing multiple, challenging US business immigration accounts. This position offers excellent opportunities for career advancement to the right candidate.

 

As a Business Immigration Attorney you will exhibit the following: 

 

    • Solid understanding of US immigration law and an effective ability to apply this knowledge to client situations.
    • Ability to counsel and respond to queries from human resources, managers and employees on all US immigration-related matters. This would include nonimmigrant and immigrant status processing, documentation, visa options, admissibility issues, risks, timelines, etc.
    • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance
    • Coordinate and supervise the work of legal assistants and other client service team members
    • Strong written advocacy skills in preparing applications and petitions for US employment authorizations to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status
    • Facilitating the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel.
    • Ability to keep up to date with any changes to US immigration law and procedure and advise other staff members along with clients on these changes.

       Qualifications

     

    • Juris Doctor, along with admission to any U.S. State bar, licensed to practice U.S. law.
    • Juris Doctor, along with admission to any U.S. State bar, licensed to practice U.S. law.
    • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of business immigration experience in a high-volume business immigration work environment
    • Extensive experience with H-1B, L-1 and/or PERM required.
    • Experience working on a high volume account with client SLA and reporting requirements.
    • Experience managing and directing the work of others.
    • Excellent managerial, organizational, analytical, attention to detail, problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills.

       

      Positions are located in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta Canada. If you are interested in other cities, please note in a cover letter. Should you meet the requirements above, please forward your resume and a cover letter to: gglawinquires@ggilaw.com  

       

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      JOB TITLE:        Canadian  Immigration Lawyer – Toronto Office

       

       

      The successful candidate will be responsible for advising clients with respect to obtaining temporary and permanent status in Canada. This includes all types of work permits (International Agreements, LMIA, reciprocity, significant benefit, open permits, post graduate permits), permanent residence (Express Entry, CEC, Federal Skilled Workers, PNP, Family Class), temporary resident visas, inadmissibility issues, permanent residence issues (PR card renewal, residency obligations, travel documents), citizenship matters.  This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills, organization and an ability to communicate effectively especially with high-volume corporate clients.

       

      We are seeking an individual with 2 to 4 years of experience exclusively in Canadian immigration law and deep expertise in dealing with high volume corporate clients.

       

      Role and Responsibilities: 

       

      • Analyzing facts and law to decide the most suitable application and process;
      • Assessing cases to determine appropriate work permit category as well as identifying and resolving any potential issues;
      • Reviewing and assessing client documentation in order to evaluate applicants' qualifications;
      • Preparing applications and providing advice throughout the application process including extensions and amendments, if applicable
      • Writing submission letters, drafting immigration forms and submitting application to the appropriate office
      • Keeping abreast of changes to laws, regulation, manuals, policies, procedure and process
      • Filing applications to the port of entry, case processing centre, central intake office, on line,  embassy/consulate or EDSC, as is appropriate
      • Advising clients as to legislative changes and the way it will impact their file or business;
      • Communicating updates on immigration process to clients;
      • Following - up on pending matters to ensure activities reach a timely conclusion;
      • Handling a high volume of immigration-related matters;
      • Advising clients on the application of the relevant laws to their situation by carefully analyzing the case and considering all facts and options.
      • Developing solutions to legal issues
      • Appropriately managing client expectation
      • Staying on top of deadlines
      • Reviewing forms and documents provided by clients and providing feedback, where applicable guiding an administrative assistant with respect to same

       Skills & Qualifications: 

       

      • Law degree from an Canadian law school
      • Membership in good standing with the Bar Association.
      • Immigration law experience mandatory, with exceptional knowledge of immigration practices and procedures
      • Knowledge of compliance issues
      • Experience in devising process flows
      • Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment;
      • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines;
      • Strong organizational and computer skills
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
      • Outstanding time management skills 

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      JOB TITLE:    Immigration Legal Assistant

       

      Guberman Garson LLP Immigration Law  is seeking an Immigration Legal Assistant with deep knowledge of all CIC temporary and permanent  programs. Experience in filing applications to ESDC, CIC, the port of entry, Vegreville, on-line, the express entry portal and at consulates is required.

       

      Responsibilities:

       

      • Work directly with very busy firm partners in order to provide professional, timely and outstanding service to clients including large corporations and individuals
      • Review materials and forms provided by clients and provide feedback with respect to deficiencies and missing information
      • Follow up with clients for items requested
      • Maintain a detailed diarization system and keep detailed file list for bi-weekly review with lawyer
      • Independently draft impeccable correspondence, submissions, company letters of support and appropriate forms for lawyer review
      • Keep clients informed as to the status of their matter
      • Monitor files throughout
      • Communicate with applicants/company representative directly
      • Keep apprised of processing changes; manage various administrative duties including: file management, direct client contact-- phone calls, emails, and postal correspondence; file opening, prepare client correspondence, submissions to various immigration offices

       

      Additional Responsibilities:

      • Serve as primary point of contact for clients;

      • Interact with clients to obtain and complete documents required for applications

      • Prepare, organize and submit support/sponsor letters and all appropriate forms;

      • At the direction of lawyer, prepare instructions for clients/applicants

      • Provide updates to applicants and clients during the entire application process, including processing timelines,

      • Handle a high volume of immigration-related matters;

      • Follow up on documentation, completed questionnaires and forms; review case status;

      • Responding to client queries via email and telephone calls;

      • Follow up with clients to ensure receipt of documents

       

      Qualifications:

      • Post-secondary education, preferably in a related area

      • Minimum 3 years of experience working at an Immigration Law firm with a busy partner

      • Very detail oriented

      • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment.

       

      Should you meet the requirements above, please forward your resume and a cover letter to: gglawinquires@ggilaw.com  

      We are looking to fill the position IMMEDIATELY. Note only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Do not send multiple emails.

       

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      JOB TITLE:        Immigration Legal Assistant – US Immigration

       

      Guberman Garson  LLP Immigration Law a leading, downtown Toronto, immigration law firm is seeking to fill the full-time, permanent position of Immigration Legal Assistant.

       

      We require an individual with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a busy, immigration law firm environment with expertise in assisting US lawyers with US immigration matters. Completion of a post-secondary credential in a related field is beneficial. The main functions of the job will consist of:

       

      • Communicating with HR representatives and applicants to obtain information required to assist in preparing applications and petitions;
      • Collecting information from HR representatives, employees and other applicants;
      • Drafting complete application packages for review by supervising attorney;
      • Making revisions to draft applications;
      • Ensuring that applications are filed in a timely matter;
      • Following up with applications, applicants and HR representatives as needed;
      • Meeting with attorney to discuss questions raised by client;
      • Drafting emails in response to client inquiries;
      • Following up with immigration authorities on pending applications;
      • Keeping track of all pertinent dates in immigration software;
      • Notifying clients of upcoming extensions;
      • Keeping attorney abreast of all client related issues as they come to the attention of the Immigration Assistant;
      • Actively participate in meetings about the US immigration process and changes to US immigration procedures and policies.

       

      You will be required to possess demonstrable knowledge of US immigration law and have experience in preparing forms and submissions pertaining to PERM, NIV, work permits and waivers and other US immigration filings. Experience in high volumes of work is imperative. Excellent client communication skills and written abilities are mandatory, as is professionalism with an enthusiastic demeanor.

       

      Should you meet the requirements above, please forward your resume and a cover letter to: gglawinquires@ggilaw.com  

      We are looking to fill the position IMMEDIATELY. Note only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Do not send multiple emails.