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Kim M. Laing-Reyes

2244 Bronx Park East, Suite 4H

Bronx, NY 10467

347-209-9512

KLaingReyes.legalprofessional@contractor.net

About Me:

 

Summary of Qualifications:

 

• Extensive experience in and comprehension of corporate and family-based immigration law

• Proficient in training of immigration-related procedures to junior paralegal/administrative staff; extensive non-immigrant (H-1B/L-1A,B/E-3/P-1,2,3/TN) and employment-based immigrant visa petition experience; I-94 analysis and report of findings

• Skilled in procedural and case research; client and USCIS follow-up; efficient responsiveness to client inquiries

• I-9 Auditing and report of findings (to identify document and data discrepancies)

• Professional article writing and development; Excellent development of legal correspondence, including petitioner letters, responses to Requests for Evidence/Notices of Findings, etc; Web-content development (legal/non-legal); Legal contracting - Corporate In-house legal and Attorney clientele

• Effective in the provision of quality service; dedicated to forging and maintaining superior client relationships 

Previous Experience:

Wildes & Weinberg, PC – New York, NY

January 2004 - August 2009

Corporate Immigration Paralegal

• Met with Partner on weekly basis to discuss best practice strategies pertaining to the recruitment of experienced foreign national candidates for diverse positions at various corporations

• Prepared internal/external legal documentation/correspondence, as well as detailed letters in support of nonimmigrant/immigrant petitions

• Liaised with corporate headquarters to assess individual foreign national candidates for business-related skill sets and educational background and worked with corporate HR staff to establish consultant contacts for accurate placement of these individuals; and corresponded with corporate clients and foreign nationals, providing case status updates, responding to inquiries, requesting required documentation, preparing follow-up memos

• Prepared detailed status reports based on communication from USCIS (INS), other government divisions and foreign national filings

• Nonimmigrant visa preparation of: H-1B’s, L-1 Blanket Petitions and straight L-1A’s & B’s, TN’s, B-1/2’s,F-1/ I-94 extensions

• Preparation of Immigrant visa and permanent residence phases, including Forms I-140 (EB-2/EB-3), Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and various stages of the PERM process

• Corporate I-9 Auditing, including detailed assessment and preparation of I-9 report

• Performed daily case analysis

 

Modell’s Sporting Goods – Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY

June 2003 – December 2003 (Short-term temporary position)

Paralegal, Legal & Real Estate

 

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, PC – New York, NY

August 1998 – April 2003

(Position I: Legal Assistant& Position II: Legal Training Coordinator)

Position I: Legal Assistant, Corporate Immigration(August 1998 – August 2002)

• Reported directly to Team Partner and two Team Associates on projects

• Applied knowledge of immigration procedures, internal practices, client preferences to prepare government forms, detailed support letters and general correspondence

• Took full ownership for all phases of large volume of cases

• Prepared legal documents from initiation to final immigration procedure including Nonimmigrant H-1B, L-1A & B visas; RIR’s/Traditional Labor Certifications; I-140 Immigrant Visas; Corporate/Family-based Adjustment of Status; Naturalization/Citizenship

• Conducted research utilizing library and on-line immigration resources

• Attended all Immigration training and skills building workshops/seminars

• Initiated client contacts and responded to client inquiries on case-specific matters, and applied in-depth knowledge and experience to offer creative solutions to client

 

Position II: Legal Training Coordinator (August 2002 – April 2003)

• Reported directly to Director of Training, Manager, Practice Applications Group and two Applications Instructors

• Managed and maintained all administrative training activities

• Coordinated assignments of Immigration Module Instructors and ensured first-time instructors     were observed by Immigration Training Committee

• Acted as back-up to Applications Instructors

• Prepared training room: projector, launched appropriate training applications, initiated conference calls and net meeting (WebEx) sessions

• Was responsible for troubleshooting/reporting technical issues to the Help desk

• Furnished Qwiz (skill exams) for employees firm-wide

• Conducted daily office equipment maintenance; updated all training materials

• WebEx Site Administrator (WebEx is an online conference environment) 

Skills:

Currently:

Independent Contractor/Freelance Agent, Legal & Professional Services

-- Ongoing --

Expertise: Legal/Professional Projects; Legal Contracting and Case-by-Case Assignments; Professional (written) Reviews; Legal/Professional/Entertainment Article Development; Legal Web Content Development; Legal Correspondence/Follow-up/Document Review & Preparation 

Skills:

MS Tools: Microsoft Word (all recent versions), Basic Excel/PowerPoint; MS Office and MS Publisher; AdobePhotoShop (CS4)

Case Tracking Tools: INSZoom; Immigration Tracker; ACT!; Email Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Outlook; Online Tools: LexisNexis and WestLaw

Immigration Software Packages: ImmForms 3.0; mmigrant Professional V2.2, 2; Client Information Database; Immigration Tracker (Database)

Other: WebEx Web Conferencing tool; Qwiz Skills Assessment tool; HP Precision Scan Pro and PDF Scan, NYH TPX Materials Management Mainframe, Safari/Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome; DropBox; LAN

 

Education:

New York University, New York

September 2010 - Present

B.A. Social Sciences; Cultural Anthropology

 

Lehman College, City University of New York

September 1999 – May 2003

B.A. Liberal Arts Education 

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About Me

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klaingrey@gmail.com

Kim M. Laing-Reyes

2244 Bronx Park East, Suite 4H

Bronx, NY 10467

347-209-9512

KLaingReyes.legalprofessional@contractor.net

About Me:

 

Summary of Qualifications:

 

• Extensive experience in and comprehension of corporate and family-based immigration law

• Proficient in training of immigration-related procedures to junior paralegal/administrative staff; extensive non-immigrant (H-1B/L-1A,B/E-3/P-1,2,3/TN) and employment-based immigrant visa petition experience; I-94 analysis and report of findings

• Skilled in procedural and case research; client and USCIS follow-up; efficient responsiveness to client inquiries

• I-9 Auditing and report of findings (to identify document and data discrepancies)

• Professional article writing and development; Excellent development of legal correspondence, including petitioner letters, responses to Requests for Evidence/Notices of Findings, etc; Web-content development (legal/non-legal); Legal contracting - Corporate In-house legal and Attorney clientele

• Effective in the provision of quality service; dedicated to forging and maintaining superior client relationships 

Previous Experience:

Wildes & Weinberg, PC – New York, NY

January 2004 - August 2009

Corporate Immigration Paralegal

• Met with Partner on weekly basis to discuss best practice strategies pertaining to the recruitment of experienced foreign national candidates for diverse positions at various corporations

• Prepared internal/external legal documentation/correspondence, as well as detailed letters in support of nonimmigrant/immigrant petitions

• Liaised with corporate headquarters to assess individual foreign national candidates for business-related skill sets and educational background and worked with corporate HR staff to establish consultant contacts for accurate placement of these individuals; and corresponded with corporate clients and foreign nationals, providing case status updates, responding to inquiries, requesting required documentation, preparing follow-up memos

• Prepared detailed status reports based on communication from USCIS (INS), other government divisions and foreign national filings

• Nonimmigrant visa preparation of: H-1B’s, L-1 Blanket Petitions and straight L-1A’s & B’s, TN’s, B-1/2’s,F-1/ I-94 extensions

• Preparation of Immigrant visa and permanent residence phases, including Forms I-140 (EB-2/EB-3), Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and various stages of the PERM process

• Corporate I-9 Auditing, including detailed assessment and preparation of I-9 report

• Performed daily case analysis

 

Modell’s Sporting Goods – Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY

June 2003 – December 2003 (Short-term temporary position)

Paralegal, Legal & Real Estate

 

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, PC – New York, NY

August 1998 – April 2003

(Position I: Legal Assistant& Position II: Legal Training Coordinator)

Position I: Legal Assistant, Corporate Immigration(August 1998 – August 2002)

• Reported directly to Team Partner and two Team Associates on projects

• Applied knowledge of immigration procedures, internal practices, client preferences to prepare government forms, detailed support letters and general correspondence

• Took full ownership for all phases of large volume of cases

• Prepared legal documents from initiation to final immigration procedure including Nonimmigrant H-1B, L-1A & B visas; RIR’s/Traditional Labor Certifications; I-140 Immigrant Visas; Corporate/Family-based Adjustment of Status; Naturalization/Citizenship

• Conducted research utilizing library and on-line immigration resources

• Attended all Immigration training and skills building workshops/seminars

• Initiated client contacts and responded to client inquiries on case-specific matters, and applied in-depth knowledge and experience to offer creative solutions to client

 

Position II: Legal Training Coordinator (August 2002 – April 2003)

• Reported directly to Director of Training, Manager, Practice Applications Group and two Applications Instructors

• Managed and maintained all administrative training activities

• Coordinated assignments of Immigration Module Instructors and ensured first-time instructors     were observed by Immigration Training Committee

• Acted as back-up to Applications Instructors

• Prepared training room: projector, launched appropriate training applications, initiated conference calls and net meeting (WebEx) sessions

• Was responsible for troubleshooting/reporting technical issues to the Help desk

• Furnished Qwiz (skill exams) for employees firm-wide

• Conducted daily office equipment maintenance; updated all training materials

• WebEx Site Administrator (WebEx is an online conference environment) 

Skills:

Currently:

Independent Contractor/Freelance Agent, Legal & Professional Services

-- Ongoing --

Expertise: Legal/Professional Projects; Legal Contracting and Case-by-Case Assignments; Professional (written) Reviews; Legal/Professional/Entertainment Article Development; Legal Web Content Development; Legal Correspondence/Follow-up/Document Review & Preparation 

Skills:

MS Tools: Microsoft Word (all recent versions), Basic Excel/PowerPoint; MS Office and MS Publisher; AdobePhotoShop (CS4)

Case Tracking Tools: INSZoom; Immigration Tracker; ACT!; Email Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Outlook; Online Tools: LexisNexis and WestLaw

Immigration Software Packages: ImmForms 3.0; mmigrant Professional V2.2, 2; Client Information Database; Immigration Tracker (Database)

Other: WebEx Web Conferencing tool; Qwiz Skills Assessment tool; HP Precision Scan Pro and PDF Scan, NYH TPX Materials Management Mainframe, Safari/Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome; DropBox; LAN

 

Education:

New York University, New York

September 2010 - Present

B.A. Social Sciences; Cultural Anthropology

 

Lehman College, City University of New York

September 1999 – May 2003

B.A. Liberal Arts Education 

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Kim Laing-Reyes

KLRey

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Connect with me

Contact Information

About Me

Experience

Skills

Education

Connect with me:

See my profile on LinkedIn! Kim Laing-Reyes
See my profile on Facebook! Kim Laing-Reyes

Contact Information:

klaingrey@gmail.com

Kim M. Laing-Reyes

2244 Bronx Park East, Suite 4H

Bronx, NY 10467

347-209-9512

KLaingReyes.legalprofessional@contractor.net

About Me:

 

Summary of Qualifications:

 

• Extensive experience in and comprehension of corporate and family-based immigration law

• Proficient in training of immigration-related procedures to junior paralegal/administrative staff; extensive non-immigrant (H-1B/L-1A,B/E-3/P-1,2,3/TN) and employment-based immigrant visa petition experience; I-94 analysis and report of findings

• Skilled in procedural and case research; client and USCIS follow-up; efficient responsiveness to client inquiries

• I-9 Auditing and report of findings (to identify document and data discrepancies)

• Professional article writing and development; Excellent development of legal correspondence, including petitioner letters, responses to Requests for Evidence/Notices of Findings, etc; Web-content development (legal/non-legal); Legal contracting - Corporate In-house legal and Attorney clientele

• Effective in the provision of quality service; dedicated to forging and maintaining superior client relationships 

Previous Experience:

Wildes & Weinberg, PC – New York, NY

January 2004 - August 2009

Corporate Immigration Paralegal

• Met with Partner on weekly basis to discuss best practice strategies pertaining to the recruitment of experienced foreign national candidates for diverse positions at various corporations

• Prepared internal/external legal documentation/correspondence, as well as detailed letters in support of nonimmigrant/immigrant petitions

• Liaised with corporate headquarters to assess individual foreign national candidates for business-related skill sets and educational background and worked with corporate HR staff to establish consultant contacts for accurate placement of these individuals; and corresponded with corporate clients and foreign nationals, providing case status updates, responding to inquiries, requesting required documentation, preparing follow-up memos

• Prepared detailed status reports based on communication from USCIS (INS), other government divisions and foreign national filings

• Nonimmigrant visa preparation of: H-1B’s, L-1 Blanket Petitions and straight L-1A’s & B’s, TN’s, B-1/2’s,F-1/ I-94 extensions

• Preparation of Immigrant visa and permanent residence phases, including Forms I-140 (EB-2/EB-3), Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and various stages of the PERM process

• Corporate I-9 Auditing, including detailed assessment and preparation of I-9 report

• Performed daily case analysis

 

Modell’s Sporting Goods – Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY

June 2003 – December 2003 (Short-term temporary position)

Paralegal, Legal & Real Estate

 

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, PC – New York, NY

August 1998 – April 2003

(Position I: Legal Assistant& Position II: Legal Training Coordinator)

Position I: Legal Assistant, Corporate Immigration(August 1998 – August 2002)

• Reported directly to Team Partner and two Team Associates on projects

• Applied knowledge of immigration procedures, internal practices, client preferences to prepare government forms, detailed support letters and general correspondence

• Took full ownership for all phases of large volume of cases

• Prepared legal documents from initiation to final immigration procedure including Nonimmigrant H-1B, L-1A & B visas; RIR’s/Traditional Labor Certifications; I-140 Immigrant Visas; Corporate/Family-based Adjustment of Status; Naturalization/Citizenship

• Conducted research utilizing library and on-line immigration resources

• Attended all Immigration training and skills building workshops/seminars

• Initiated client contacts and responded to client inquiries on case-specific matters, and applied in-depth knowledge and experience to offer creative solutions to client

 

Position II: Legal Training Coordinator (August 2002 – April 2003)

• Reported directly to Director of Training, Manager, Practice Applications Group and two Applications Instructors

• Managed and maintained all administrative training activities

• Coordinated assignments of Immigration Module Instructors and ensured first-time instructors     were observed by Immigration Training Committee

• Acted as back-up to Applications Instructors

• Prepared training room: projector, launched appropriate training applications, initiated conference calls and net meeting (WebEx) sessions

• Was responsible for troubleshooting/reporting technical issues to the Help desk

• Furnished Qwiz (skill exams) for employees firm-wide

• Conducted daily office equipment maintenance; updated all training materials

• WebEx Site Administrator (WebEx is an online conference environment) 

Skills:

Currently:

Independent Contractor/Freelance Agent, Legal & Professional Services

-- Ongoing --

Expertise: Legal/Professional Projects; Legal Contracting and Case-by-Case Assignments; Professional (written) Reviews; Legal/Professional/Entertainment Article Development; Legal Web Content Development; Legal Correspondence/Follow-up/Document Review & Preparation 

Skills:

MS Tools: Microsoft Word (all recent versions), Basic Excel/PowerPoint; MS Office and MS Publisher; AdobePhotoShop (CS4)

Case Tracking Tools: INSZoom; Immigration Tracker; ACT!; Email Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Outlook; Online Tools: LexisNexis and WestLaw

Immigration Software Packages: ImmForms 3.0; mmigrant Professional V2.2, 2; Client Information Database; Immigration Tracker (Database)

Other: WebEx Web Conferencing tool; Qwiz Skills Assessment tool; HP Precision Scan Pro and PDF Scan, NYH TPX Materials Management Mainframe, Safari/Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome; DropBox; LAN

 

Education:

New York University, New York

September 2010 - Present

B.A. Social Sciences; Cultural Anthropology

 

Lehman College, City University of New York

September 1999 – May 2003

B.A. Liberal Arts Education 

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Kim Laing-Reyes

KLRey

Resume Contents:

Connect with me

Contact Information

About Me

Experience

Skills

Education

Connect with me:

See my profile on LinkedIn! Kim Laing-Reyes
See my profile on Facebook! Kim Laing-Reyes

Contact Information:

klaingrey@gmail.com

Kim M. Laing-Reyes

2244 Bronx Park East, Suite 4H

Bronx, NY 10467

347-209-9512

KLaingReyes.legalprofessional@contractor.net

About Me:

 

Summary of Qualifications:

 

• Extensive experience in and comprehension of corporate and family-based immigration law

• Proficient in training of immigration-related procedures to junior paralegal/administrative staff; extensive non-immigrant (H-1B/L-1A,B/E-3/P-1,2,3/TN) and employment-based immigrant visa petition experience; I-94 analysis and report of findings

• Skilled in procedural and case research; client and USCIS follow-up; efficient responsiveness to client inquiries

• I-9 Auditing and report of findings (to identify document and data discrepancies)

• Professional article writing and development; Excellent development of legal correspondence, including petitioner letters, responses to Requests for Evidence/Notices of Findings, etc; Web-content development (legal/non-legal); Legal contracting - Corporate In-house legal and Attorney clientele

• Effective in the provision of quality service; dedicated to forging and maintaining superior client relationships 

Previous Experience:

Wildes & Weinberg, PC – New York, NY

January 2004 - August 2009

Corporate Immigration Paralegal

• Met with Partner on weekly basis to discuss best practice strategies pertaining to the recruitment of experienced foreign national candidates for diverse positions at various corporations

• Prepared internal/external legal documentation/correspondence, as well as detailed letters in support of nonimmigrant/immigrant petitions

• Liaised with corporate headquarters to assess individual foreign national candidates for business-related skill sets and educational background and worked with corporate HR staff to establish consultant contacts for accurate placement of these individuals; and corresponded with corporate clients and foreign nationals, providing case status updates, responding to inquiries, requesting required documentation, preparing follow-up memos

• Prepared detailed status reports based on communication from USCIS (INS), other government divisions and foreign national filings

• Nonimmigrant visa preparation of: H-1B’s, L-1 Blanket Petitions and straight L-1A’s & B’s, TN’s, B-1/2’s,F-1/ I-94 extensions

• Preparation of Immigrant visa and permanent residence phases, including Forms I-140 (EB-2/EB-3), Adjustment of Status, Naturalization and various stages of the PERM process

• Corporate I-9 Auditing, including detailed assessment and preparation of I-9 report

• Performed daily case analysis

 

Modell’s Sporting Goods – Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY

June 2003 – December 2003 (Short-term temporary position)

Paralegal, Legal & Real Estate

 

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, PC – New York, NY

August 1998 – April 2003

(Position I: Legal Assistant& Position II: Legal Training Coordinator)

Position I: Legal Assistant, Corporate Immigration(August 1998 – August 2002)

• Reported directly to Team Partner and two Team Associates on projects

• Applied knowledge of immigration procedures, internal practices, client preferences to prepare government forms, detailed support letters and general correspondence

• Took full ownership for all phases of large volume of cases

• Prepared legal documents from initiation to final immigration procedure including Nonimmigrant H-1B, L-1A & B visas; RIR’s/Traditional Labor Certifications; I-140 Immigrant Visas; Corporate/Family-based Adjustment of Status; Naturalization/Citizenship

• Conducted research utilizing library and on-line immigration resources

• Attended all Immigration training and skills building workshops/seminars

• Initiated client contacts and responded to client inquiries on case-specific matters, and applied in-depth knowledge and experience to offer creative solutions to client

 

Position II: Legal Training Coordinator (August 2002 – April 2003)

• Reported directly to Director of Training, Manager, Practice Applications Group and two Applications Instructors

• Managed and maintained all administrative training activities

• Coordinated assignments of Immigration Module Instructors and ensured first-time instructors     were observed by Immigration Training Committee

• Acted as back-up to Applications Instructors

• Prepared training room: projector, launched appropriate training applications, initiated conference calls and net meeting (WebEx) sessions

• Was responsible for troubleshooting/reporting technical issues to the Help desk

• Furnished Qwiz (skill exams) for employees firm-wide

• Conducted daily office equipment maintenance; updated all training materials

• WebEx Site Administrator (WebEx is an online conference environment) 

Skills:

Currently:

Independent Contractor/Freelance Agent, Legal & Professional Services

-- Ongoing --

Expertise: Legal/Professional Projects; Legal Contracting and Case-by-Case Assignments; Professional (written) Reviews; Legal/Professional/Entertainment Article Development; Legal Web Content Development; Legal Correspondence/Follow-up/Document Review & Preparation 

Skills:

MS Tools: Microsoft Word (all recent versions), Basic Excel/PowerPoint; MS Office and MS Publisher; AdobePhotoShop (CS4)

Case Tracking Tools: INSZoom; Immigration Tracker; ACT!; Email Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Outlook; Online Tools: LexisNexis and WestLaw

Immigration Software Packages: ImmForms 3.0; mmigrant Professional V2.2, 2; Client Information Database; Immigration Tracker (Database)

Other: WebEx Web Conferencing tool; Qwiz Skills Assessment tool; HP Precision Scan Pro and PDF Scan, NYH TPX Materials Management Mainframe, Safari/Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome; DropBox; LAN

 

Education:

New York University, New York

September 2010 - Present

B.A. Social Sciences; Cultural Anthropology

 

Lehman College, City University of New York

September 1999 – May 2003

B.A. Liberal Arts Education 

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