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Paralegal

Location:
Tysons, Virginia, United States
Salary:
20
Posted:
May 14, 2019

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SAM SHOKRIAZAR

**** ****** *. ******* **., Apt. *10, Falls Church, VA 22043 ~ ac9dqd@r.postjobfree.com ~ 703-***-**** EDUCATION

The George Washington University Law School Washington, DC

• Master of Law in International and Comparative Law April 2018

• Recipient of the Thomas Buergenthal Scholarship

Azad University Qazvin, Iran

• Bachelor of Law, summa cum laude Feb. 2017

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

System Soft Technologies Herndon, Virginia

• Legal Prepared Intern H-1B, EB-2, EB-3 petitions and applications under supervision of the immigration attorney. Mar. 2019 – May 2019

• Research prevailing wage for H-1B and PERM filings.

• Work with vendors to obtain alternative wage surveys, translation, and educational evaluations.

• Communicated with clients via telephone, fax, and email to ensure that applications and supporting documents were submitted, and deadlines were met in a timely fashion.

• Worked effectively with attorneys to meet deadlines by showing good decision-making and problem-solving skills and being able to multitask.

• Developed, maintained and administered database and calendars as well as reviewing files and updating status reports for clients. International Law Offices of Fallah, PLLC Tysons Corner, Virginia Intern, Paralegal Sep. 2017 – Feb. 2019

• Prepared and managed a verity of immigration petitions with strong attention to detail. Interviewed approximately 50 clients and gathered biographic information.

• Communicated with various government agencies in order to insure proper protocol was being followed on clients’ petitions.

• Researched immigration and government regulation, case law and procedures to support client cases.

• Maintained and updated monthly reports and spreadsheets with sensitive information. International Law Offices of Fallah, PLLC Tehran, Iran Intern, Paralegal Sept. 2013 – May. 2017

• Learned International Contract drafting, worked with team members on Foreign Direct Investment attorneys in consulting and representing the potential investors and clients.

• Learned International Business Transactions, specially Letter of Credit legal issues.

• Worked with supervisor preparing due diligence reports for clients.

• Constructed the first draft of memorandum, motions and petitions and learned to write simply and efficiently. Vahdat Language Institute Tehran, Iran

IELTS and TOEFL Instructor Jan. 2011 – Sep. 2013

• Planned, developed, and implemented language instructions in English language, and assisted in the preparation of English

• language curriculum for students of all levels, including IELTS and TOEFL candidates.

• Prepared course materials and instructional materials for students.

• Identified, analyzed, and resolved difficulties of students in learning English language.

• Conducted daily tests and provided constructive feedback to students. 21TH Century Media Institute Tehran, Iran

Translator Jan. 2000 – Jan. 2016

• Verified information from original text in order to ensure appropriate interpreting.

• Ensured that all written translations conform to the original text in terms of technicality and terminology.

• Discussed interpretation requirements with clients to ensure error free documents.

• Ensured that both content and style of statements are communicated effectively.

• Proofread end document and make any necessary changes. SKILLS & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Computer Skills:

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook) Community Service:

• Member of pro bono legal assistance of Afghan refugees in Iran.

• Pro Bono paralegal assistance to pro bono section of the Iranian American Bar Association. LANGUAGES & PERSONAL INTERESTS

Languages:

• English- Fluent; Persian (Farsi)- Native; French- Basic; Arabic- Basic Personal Interests:

• Fitness, Yoga, Classical Persian Music



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