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Hanis Irvine Prothero seeks to hire an Immigration Legal Assistant

The Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time bilingual Immigration Legal Assistant. This position will provide administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals managing a high volume caseload of all types of immigration legal applications. This position requires substantial direct client interaction.

Duties include:
Handle department phone calls forwarded from the receptionist
Schedule and confirm all attorney appointments and consultations
Track and enter all mail into department computer systems
Prepare client correspondence
Open, close, and manage all case files
Translation of client documents
Prepare client records and FOIA requests to state and federal courts and agencies
Prepare immigration forms and applications packages

Requirements:
Fluency in Spanish is required (written and oral);
Excellent writing skills;
Computer literacy;
Strong organization and attention to detail;
Ability to multitask and manage heavy case load;
Ability to meet strict deadlines;
Strong work ethic.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
1-2 years of prior experience as an immigration legal assistant is strongly preferred.

We provide a friendly, professional workplace and offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to bwalter@hiplawfirm.com.

1 Comment

As i was searching local careers i came across your post. and thought i provide some information about myself. I currently work as a "Bankruptcy Specialist" at RCO Legal, I have work at this firm for over 3 years, I have no experience as an immigration paralegal or legal assistant however here is are some highlight of my current responsibilities at RCO:
 Prepare/edit pleadings for multiple attorneys compliance with clients requirements and tight deadlines.
 Set up files completely in case management software.
 Manage daily work list and complete tasks on time.
 Ability to read and interpret documents such as deed of trusts, loan modificatinos, and notes.
 Communicate and request documents from clients.
 Rapidly learn computer programs, Customer Service, Problem Solving.
 Accurately maintain and update clients.
 Calendar Hearings
 Fluency in English and Spanish. experience with speaking, writing, reading, translating, and interpreting for clients in a customer service environment.

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