Experienced Business Immigration Paralegal

E&M Mayock, a corporate immigration law firm with offices in San Francisco’s Financial District, has an immediate need for a paralegal that will join the firm’s non-immigrant visa unit and specialize in the E-2, Investor Visa Program.

This position is a unique opportunity for a take-charge professional. The role requires someone who is familiar with the broad range of investment and corporate issues for start-ups and established corporations that are fundamental to the E-2, Investor Visa Program. Prior experience as a paralegal is preferred, but not required.

You will join a savvy international team working at the highest level in the corporate immigration law field on challenging cases for top-notch clients.

This is a full-time position with a competitive compensation package, including 401(k), medical, dental, life and disability insurance.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting attorneys in preparation of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions, especially the E-2, Investor Visa Program;

  • Conducting research re immigration regulations and procedures;

  • Managing a caseload of non-immigrant visa matters utilizing case management software; and

  • Contributing to the more efficient and effective operation of the firm’s workflow.


Required experience includes:

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a corporate environment;

  • Demonstrated client service focus;

  • Excellent oral, writing, research, organizational and proofreading skills; and

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple cases.

Preferred experience includes:

  • Business background with knowledge of different legal structures (i.e., corporation, LLC, LP);

  • Basic knowledge of business plans and business models;

  • Knowledge of profit and loss statements and balance sheets;

  • Ability to spot trends and issues with forecast models;

  • Familiarity with incorporation documents and minutes of a company, stock agreements and stock ledgers and stock certificates;

  • Knowledge of immigration and nationality law matters and mastery of multiple case types, including E-1/2/3, H, L, TN, O, P, PERM, EB1 & IV filings; and

  • Familiarity with immigration form software such as INSZoom.


A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, International Relations or a closely related field is required. A paralegal certificate is preferred.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to mbestor@emvisa.com. All replies will be kept confidential. No phone calls please. EOE.