Legal Assistant
Farmer Law PC
Austin, TX US
Posted ago
Farmer Law PC

Are you someone who likes organizing closets or tackling an overwhelming project? Are you meticulous and enjoy the thrill and competition of defeating a strict timeline? You may be the perfect fit for our growing firm!

Our fast-paced Immigration Law Firm in Austin is looking to hire a detail-oriented, efficient, and goal-minded full-time Legal Assistant. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. This position will assist with Business Immigration petitions. Experience is strongly preferred however a demonstrated work ethic and attention to detail can overcome this requirement.

Our Legal Assistant will interact and build relationships with our clients in person and over the telephone, while supporting our team by assisting with legal research, organizing and maintaining our e-filing system, tracking and submitting documents for petitions, and drafting correspondence and legal documents. This position requires a combination of empathy, detail-orientation, organization, and time-management skills. Our Legal Assistant will play an integral role in creating memorable experiences for our clients.

This position is full-time. Benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, health insurance coverage, and the option to participate in our retirement savings plan with employer match, once eligible. If you are looking for a high-energy and positive team environment with lots of growth potential, then look no further.

Responsibilities
  • Complete legal research as needed under the supervision of attorneys and paralegals
  • 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

  • Work with attorneys and paralegals to create various legal documents
  • Prepares and sends correspondence as directed
  • Manages the oversight of incoming and outgoing mail, and ensures physical and digital files are updated  
  • Undertake other duties as needed to ensure the firm operates efficiently

Qualifications

  • You should be comfortable with a computer and have excellent spelling and grammar
  • Spanish communication, both written and oral, is required
  • Immigration Law is messy, and there is often no right or best answer. Even gathering the information can be difficult. You will need to be creative, organized, and efficient to do your job well
  • You will be working on many tasks and cases concurrently, over long periods of time that are on strict timelines. We expect you to keep track of key dates, keep the right people informed, and prioritize your time so that we never miss a deadline
  • We all make mistakes, and we allow for that, but a penchant for accuracy and attention to detail are required to avoid mistakes that can cost our clients dearly
  • You should treat a client, case, or task at 4:30 pm on Friday with the same care and compassion as one on Monday morning at 9 am
  • Our clients are dealing with massive stress and anxiety. You should be empathetic and help put them at ease

Compensation
$19 - $21 hourly
About Farmer Law PC

Farmer Law PC has a fast-paced, energetic, and motivated atmosphere! We value goal-mindedness, open communication, resourcefulness, efficiency, and above all else - building relationships! We all strive to reach the same goals together as a part of a positive team effort. To us the word “team” means we win together and we lose together, so your contributions to our overall profitability and reaching our goals include anticipating problems, proposing solutions, and just generally demonstrating that you are ready to join us through thick and thin.


At Farmer Law PC, your contributions will be recognized, appreciated, and rewarded. If you are motivated by overcoming challenges and professional, financial, and personal growth, then this could be the right place for you.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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