Family Paralegal
Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm
East Point, GA US
Posted ago
Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm

ATLANTA FAMILY & IMMIGRATION LAW is seeking a highly motivated Family Law Paralegal to become part of our experienced legal team! We help clients navigate today’s difficult immigration-related legal problems and this role requires someone with a passion for people and the highest level of professionalism. This is a stellar career opportunity for the right person.

As a Paralegal, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Paralegal must have proficient knowledge of applications typically used in a legal office environment, such as billing software and databases, and internet searching skills. Knowledge of MS Office applications, specifically MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook. Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the Firm. Ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus.

Our Firm:

ATLANTA FAMILY & IMMIGRATION LAW has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the US for the past few years and we've done it by providing a good customer experience. These are people who bring their "A-Game", are enthusiastic and have a positive attitude, take initiative and responsibility, and are hungry to learn and grow. If you learn quickly and understand that working hard is important this job is for you. If you communicate well, have integrity, and really care about immigrants, this job is for you. If you are dynamic, adaptable, deliver results and produce above the minimum standards, this job is for you. If you work well under pressure and can juggle several projects at once, this job is for you.

Why Join Us?

  • Two weeks of accrued leave per year (10 working days)
  • Eligibility to participate in our group insurance plans (health) with employer contribution to a portion of employee premiums 50%
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Eligibility to participate in the Firm’s retirement plan and Firm matching up to 3% after one year
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth.
  • Work with leadership that values a positive work environment, personal/professional growth, work-life balance, and team culture.
  • $38,000-$45,000 base salary (depending on experience) + potential additional earnings with our performance-based incentive plan.

This company describes its culture as:

  • Detail-oriented: Quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative: Innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive: Competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented: Results-focused with a strong performance culture
  • People-oriented: Supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented: Cooperative and collaborative

Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys with complex family-based cases
  • Organize and analyze information and files
  • Maintain the Firm’s litigation calendar
  • Thoroughly research laws and judicial decisions about current as well as past cases
  • Maintains the integrity of the case or transactional documents generated throughout the duration of a case or transaction
  • Completes special projects on various issues as assigned
  • Coordinates the work of support departments, secretaries, and project assistants to retrieve, assemble and/or organize documents for review by supervisors
  • Prepares specified forms, letters, or other legal documents
  • Obtains documents and certificates from local or federal courts and state agencies
  • Conducts basic searches and creates reports in databases or other document repositories
  • Proofreads and prepares documents for submission to courts or agencies
  • Maintains the integrity of the case or transactional documents generated throughout the duration of a case or transaction
  • Completes special projects on various issues as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, a Certification as a trained paralegal with 2+ years experience, or equivalent on-the-job Legal Assistant/Paralegal experience in a law firm environment will be considered. Pay will DOE
  • Previous experience as a Paralegal with a Family Law firm STRONGLY desired
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking, reading, and writing) preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Personal qualities: Highly motivated, highly organized, excellent communication skills, excellent research and writing skills, ability to prioritize and multitask, deadline and detail-oriented, works well independently, works well under pressure
  • Paralegal or Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)
  • Immigration: 1 year (Preferred)

Compensation
$49,500 - $54,000 Salary
About Atlanta Family & Immigration Law Firm

Atlanta Family and Immigration Law Firm is a boutique law firm that is guided by compassion and dedication to achieve results. Our law firm represents injured victims and immigrants who wish to make the United States their home.

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