We are a boutique immigration law firm. Our office is looking for a full-time legal assistant responsible for enhancing attorney and paralegal effectiveness by providing clerical support in a fast-paced environment.

We are willing to train the right person. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer PTO, sick pay and medical benefits after three-month probationary period.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with initial client interview to obtain relevant case information, managing calendars for attorneys
  • Make meeting and event arrangement
  • Prepare appropriate application forms before the Departments of Homeland Security, State, Justice and Labor
  • Coordinate with client to assemble documentation
  • Prepare procedural information and document checklist for client
  • Coordinate with translation agency and review translation, or perform
    Chinese to English translation occasionally
  • Administer case management system, and track case status on a regular basis
  • Prepare and update template documents
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying
  • Run company’s errands to post office and office supply store, and maintain office supply

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1+ year of hands on administrative support experience preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize projects and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and work with interruptions
  • Knowledge in immigration law a plus but not required
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus but not required
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Interested candidate should email resume, cover letter and expected salary to info@songmenglaw. com.

Job Type: Full-time