Bilingual Legal Assistant

Job position / title
Bilingual Legal Assistant
Name of business / employer
Harrison and Pai, PLLC
Job description / duties
Harrison and Pai, PLLC is a growing immigration law firm with offices in Bellingham and Mount Vernon, WA, which handles a broad range of immigration cases. We seek an experienced paralegal/legal assistant to assist and support two attorneys in working with clients to file immigration petitions and supporting documentation. The ideal candidate cares deeply about immigrant rights and is passionate about helping guide immigrants through the legal process. Fluency in Spanish is required.

This position requires direct client interaction and collaboration with colleagues. Previous experience as a paralegal in an immigration firm is preferred however, we are willing to train the right person.

Duties:
Answering a busy phone line and communicating with callers in English and Spanish
Assistance with scheduling attorney meetings
Working with clients to draft affidavits and collecting supporting documents
Tracking filings and deadlines
Maintaining regular correspondence with clients

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience.
Competitive salary and benefits package

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but priority will be given to applications received by September 30, 2019.

Qualifications
Fluency in Spanish is required. Please do not apply if you are not fluent in Spanish.
Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate preferred but will consider work experience
Experience conducting client intakes
Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office and experience with databases
Superb written and oral communication skills including cultural competence and cross-cultural communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Ability to travel between Mount Vernon and Bellingham office preferred
Duties Include

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$16-20
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 9-5
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Holly Pai
Business address
325 Pine Street, Suite D
Work location (if different from above)
Mount Vernon, WA
Email
holly@harrisonpai.com
Phone
360.899.5098
How to apply
Please send a PDF of a cover letter and resume to holly@harrisonpai.com

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

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