Bilingual Legal Assistant

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States Full-time

RAICES is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost immigration legal services and education to immigrant children, families and refugees. We currently seek a full-time bilingual legal assistant for our Dallas office.

 

Responsibilities:

● Answer telephone, calendar appointments, and take messages;

● Gather, track and record client data;

● Meet with clients, gather supporting documents, prepare translations;

● Engage in community outreach;

● Prepare filings for immigration court and for the Department of Homeland Security;

● Manage both electronic and paper case file including client case log;

● Handle incoming and outgoing mail.

 

Qualifications:

● Fluency (written and verbal) in both the Spanish and English languages;

● Previous experience working in a law office preferred;

● Demonstrated experience working with immigrant, low-income and/or vulnerable populations;

● Capacity for working both independently and on team projects;

● Ability to thrive in a high-paced work environment, while maintaining procedural and ethical integrity;

● Excellent written and oral communication skills;

● Excellent organizational skills;

● Proficient in use of technology including MS Office, Google Apps and Internet research;

● Possession of Bachelor's degree or comparable knowledge and work experience.

 

Terms & Conditions :

Annual salary commensurate with experience;

Optional health care;

 

Office hours are 8:30am-5:30pm.

 

Apply for this opening at http://RAICES.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01v4j?apply=true