Immigration Legal Assistant
Jarbath Pena Law Group
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Jarbath Pena Law Group

Bilingual Immigration Legal Assistant

We are looking for an experienced legal assistant who can help the busy attorneys and paralegals at our law office assist our clients. You’ll be responsible for managing office correspondence, including answering phone calls and emails, arranging meetings and travel, and ensuring our legal team is aware of upcoming deadlines. You’ll also assist with preparing legal documents and contracts, and perform any other tasks as needed to ensure our firm is operating efficiently. If you work well in a fast-paced environment and consistently deliver a high-quality work product, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities
  • Process client billing properly using daily time records with help from the accounting department
  • Take care of administrative tasks and office correspondence by answering phone calls and emails, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and informing the team of upcoming deadlines
  • Perform legal research, as needed, with help from attorneys and paralegals

  • Under the supervision of attorneys, prepare immigration forms, applications, and supporting documents
  • Conduct intakes, by phone and in person, and interview clients to gather or clarify information
  • Provide support to the VAWA unit and other staff as needed
  • Translate documents
  • Establish, organize and maintain files
  • Review case file and track cases through USCIS
  • Translating documents written in a foreign language
  • Researching the availability of, and then obtaining, documents from foreign countries, including visas and passports
  • Coordinating paperwork to immigration applications, including affidavits, petitions, copies of original documents, etc
  • Preparing and assisting attorney with documents related to deportation/removal defense

Qualifications
  • At least 1-2 years of previous experience in a law firm setting performing administrative tasks
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; associate’s degree is a plus
  • Some knowledge of legal software, case management, and docketing programs
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with quick turnaround times
  • Candidates should be able to type at least 50 words per minute

  • Bilingual

Compensation
$13 - $16 hourly
About Jarbath Pena Law Group

We are a fast-growing and energetic boutique law firm in Coral Gables, Florida looking for an individual to enhance our team. We are a tri-lingual law group that helps families create their new beginnings. Our main practice areas are family law and immigration law.

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