Paralegal
Serving Immigrants, Inc.
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Serving Immigrants, Inc.

We’re seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal to support our growing legal team. The ideal candidate for this position will use their work experience and organizational skills to prepare and maintain legal documents, file motions, interview clients, and conduct legal research. If you’re looking to fill an invaluable position at a firm and love helping others, apply today.

Responsibilities
  • Draft legal documents, pleadings, and correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits under the guidance of a lawyer
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses
  • Conduct interviews with clients to gather information about their legal issues
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents
  • Coordinate law office activity, including the drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers

  • Aid lawyers in trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, conducting research on legal articles, and assisting with client meetings and filing motions
  • Gather information about legal issues from the client in interviews
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering phone calls and keeping our case filing system organized so all documents are readily accessible
  • Arrange law office activity such as drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
  • Obtain client records to support each individual case 
  • Drafting motions, a notice of filings, legal briefs, affidavits, pleadings, and other court documents
  • Obtain client records to support each individual case 
  • Drafting motions, a notice of filings, legal briefs, affidavits, pleadings, and other court documents

Qualifications
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • Must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • You smile when you answer the phone 
  • You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail  
  • You are very good with calendars, e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and the internet 
  • Your middle name is “No Drama” 
  • You are an awesome juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly 
  • You do not think scanning and copying are “beneath you” 
  • You are a self-starter and can work independently 
  • You can communicate clearly, both in writing and verbally 

Compensation
$15 - $22 hourly
About Serving Immigrants, Inc.

Think you have what it takes? If this sounds like a good fit for you, you will need to complete a two-step process in order to be considered. If both steps are not completed, you will not get a response from our hiring team.


Step #1: Send an email with a copy of your resume’ to info@servingimmigrants.com 

Step #2: Attach a cover letter with TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain: 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with immigration law clients and why. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad.

Step #3: The subject line of the email should your last name (all caps) and one word that you would use to describe yourself (lower case) [For example: SMITH-compassionate].


Applicants that do not follow the instructions will not be considered or receive a response.

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