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Amid the rapid progression of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the disruptions it has caused, HIP Law Firm is committed to continue providing the essential legal services necessary to protect the interests of our clients and community and will remain open for business. Please note, however, some staff will be working from home from time to time. Accordingly, there may be slight delays completing some projects and in responding to your communications, but we promise to be as diligent as ever in meeting your legal needs. Urgent in person appointments are available, however, non-essential client meetings will be conducted over the phone or via video conferencing. Client payments can be made on our website at
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Opening Date: March, 2021

Bilingual Immigration Paralegal

The Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time Immigration Paralegal. The paralegal will support the attorneys with the preparation and management of all types of immigration matters, including affirmative applications for immigration benefits and removal defense cases. The position requires substantial direct client interaction and exceptional organizational skills.

Duties include:

  • Drafting and editing immigration forms, client declarations, and support letters for USCIS, ICE, and Immigration Court, petitions and applications.
  • Preparing supporting documents and indexing and compiling evidence to be submitted with petitions and applications.
  • Conducting case research.
  • Requesting legal and medical records.
  • Supporting client billing needs of attorneys and invoicing department accounts.
  • Calendaring and ensuring all case deadlines are met.
  • Managing and prioritizing high volume caseload.
  • Substantial direct client interaction.

Requirements:

  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred. (written and oral).
  • Two to four years prior experience as an immigration legal assistant or paralegal.
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree or paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Exceptional organization and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, but function well within a team environment.

Our office is located in the heart of South King County and services clients throughout the state. Our suburban location offers an easy commute and free parking. The workplace environment is friendly and professional, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this position, a cover letter and resume must be submitted when applying. Cover letters and resumes can be sent to [email protected]

Opening Date: March, 2021

Bilingual Legal Assistant

The Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time bilingual 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:

  • 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 and close all case files
  • Assist with client billing following internal accounting procedures
  • Translation of client documents from Spanish to English and English to Spanish
  • 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)
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and manage heavy case load
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong work ethic
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of prior experience as an Immigration Legal Assistant preferred

Although we prefer applicants with prior experience working in an immigration law firm, we will consider entry-level applicants with other office experience who have a genuine interest in immigration issues and a demonstrated aptitude for learning new tasks quickly.

This is a full time position with flexible hours, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Our office is located in the heart of South King County and services clients throughout the state. Our suburban location offers an easy commute and free parking. The workplace environment is friendly and professional, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this position, a cover letter and resume must be submitted when applying. Cover letters and resumes can be sent to [email protected]