WINHELLER is one of the leading legal and tax consulting firms for domestic and global non-profit organizations and foundations. We also advise in wealth and estate planning matters, most notably in cross-border situations. In addition, our commercial, corporate and tax lawyers handle a broad range of international M&A and transactional matters for startups as well as medium-sized businesses with a particular focus on innovative industries and sectors, including crypto assets. 

We are a member of a strong international network of law firms and we are regularly featured in the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms as well as in Legal 500.

We are currently seeking a

Paralegal (U.S. Desk)

to join our team in Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

Your responsibilities:


  • Communicating with German and English speaking clients, including preparing for and following up on telephonic and personal meetings
  • Professionally and proficiently handling internet, telephonic or email inquiries as well as chats
  • Assisting attorneys with their matters and caseloads, also on an ad hoc basis
  • Creating and maintaining case files
  • Managing caseload under supervision
  • Recognizing the legal and practical issues associated with the matter and the appropriate action to be taken at each stage
  • Managing client expectations by discussing deadlines, costs and timing with the client
  • Ensuring matters are dealt within a timely manner
  • Coordinating case work with other specialists, such as translators and proofreaders
  • Invoicing and billing management 
  • Time- and recordkeeping

As they relate to U.S. immigration work

  • Interviewing clients for background information needed to obtain a visa
  • Drafting and completing petitions and applications, gathering supporting documents for a client’s immigration or visa application, including foreign documentation, and coordinating such paperwork
  • Legal research on law as related to immigration
  • Updating clients as to the status of their application

We offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration commensurate to your qualifications and experience, including bonuses
  • A committed, collegial, interdisciplinary team
  • A high level of responsibility from the outset, commensurate with your qualifications
  • A modern individual office space in a central location in Frankfurt Tower 185 ("PwC Tower", walking distance from the Messe Frankfurt and main station)
  • Long-term career prospects 
  • Extensive training opportunities

Your profile:

  • Certification as a U.S. or German paralegal or legal assistant or equivalent qualification(s) or experience
  • Perfect English and German language skills, preferably native tongue
  • Independent, diligent and reliable working style, self-motivated, willing to assume responsibility
  • Open-minded, confident and professional appearance
  • Service-orientated, entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Strong communication skills, organizational talent, team player, decisive
  • Very good working knowledge of MS Office; DATEV skills desirable

Is this the job for you? If so, please contact Irina Winheller at: or +49(0)69 / 76 75 77 80. Please send your file attachments in PDF format.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Benefits:


Barrierefreiheit  Essenszulagen familienfreundlich Betriebliche Altersvorsorge Firmenwagen Homeoffice Internationales Umfeld JobRad Jobticket Klimatisiertes Büro Leistungsprämien Mitarbeiter Events (Sommerfest, Kanzleireise etc.) Obstkorb & Getränke Weiterbildungsbudget, Coaching etc. Einzelbüros und 2er-Büros


Irina Winheller
Kaufmännische Leitung

Tel.: +49 (0)69 76 75 77 80

WINHELLER ist azur Top-Arbeitgeber 2018


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Juve Award Legal 500 Deutschland 2019 – Top 2 im Nonprofit-Sektor
azur100: Top-Arbeitgeber für Juristen 2018