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Careers

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 legal and administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals of the department managing a high-volume caseload of immigration legal applications. The position will prepare and manage a variety of affirmative immigration applications and records requests and requires substantial direct client interaction and exceptional organizational skills.

Duties include:

  • Drafting and editing immigration forms, client declarations, and support letters for USCIS petitions and applications
  • Preparing supporting documents and indexing and compiling evidence to be submitted with applications
  • Translating client documents from Spanish to English and English to Spanish
  • Preparing client legal and medical records requests and FOIA requests to state and federal courts and agencies
  • 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)
  • 1-2 years prior experience as an immigration legal assistant or paralegal
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work independently, but function well within a team environment
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to [email protected].