Open Positions

Black Helterline, LLP is seeking an immigration attorney with a partial book of business ($50K+) in employment-based immigration to join our team in Portland, Oregon. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about practicing in all areas of immigration law, with a strong focus on employment-based immigration. The attorney will manage a caseload of PERM labor certification applications, nonimmigrant visa petitions, I-140 petitions, and applications for adjustment of status. The attorney may also handle family-based immigration cases, waiver applications, naturalization applications, DACA, asylum applications, and U visa petitions.

The following qualifications are required:

  • J.D. degree and license to practice law in any state.
  • 5+ years of employment-based immigration practice experience, including H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, L-1A/B, E-1/E-2, O, TN, and other NIV petitions, PERM labor certification, and EB-1,EB-2, and EB-3 cases.
  • Partial book of business ($50K+).
  • Strong academic credentials, strong analytical ability, and excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Proficiency or fluency in another language (particularly Spanish) is preferred but not required.

About Black Helterline
Black Helterline, LLP is a Portland, Oregon law firm with a 125-year tradition of providing quality legal services to emerging growth and established Pacific Northwest businesses, individuals, governmental entities and nonprofit institutions. The firm is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. The firm’s aim is to provide innovative solutions to business problems in a manner that meets the timing, needs, means and business objectives of our clients. Black Helterline’s attorneys strive to maintain the highest standards of ethical practice.

How to Apply
Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Traci Kerian, Principals only please.