Bilingual Legal Administrative Assistant - posted 6/28/19

Bilingual Legal Administrative Assistant - posted 6/28/19

Company Name: 
Lawal and Coker, P.C.
FT/PT Status: 
Part Time
Location
Houston
TX
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

We are seeking a bilingual legal assistant to help with client intake and various projects as assigned by an attorney. Fluency in Spanish is required. A qualified applicant will have legal experience, customer service experience, strong organization skills, strong computer skills. The applicant will have to translate documents between English and Spanish as necessary, answer phone, maintain voicemail, and respond to messages, and be capable of multi-tasking. Please send resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position. Thank you.

Responsibility

  • Manages the day-to-day running of the office. This can involve tasks such as screening phone calls, keeping office supplies in stock, managing invoices, and conducting bookkeeping for the various office support accounts and utilities.
  • Maintain and organize schedules for appointments, meetings, and cases.
  • Assist lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, preparing and prioritizing evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
  • Some College or higher preferred
  • 1-2 years as a legal assistant
  • Prior experience with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Light drafting & secretarial skills
  • Invoice management

This firm handles both immigration and criminal defense cases. We engage in family-based petitions to the extent necessary for immigration relief. 

  • Knowledge in (I-90, I-92, I-130, I-212, I-485, I-589, N-400, N-600, EOIRs etc.) and filings are a plus.
  • Prior experience with Texas/County database and sites are a plus.
  • Familiarity with Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw or Findlaw is a plus.
Application Process: 
info@lawalandcoker.com
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
July 05 2019
Additional Information: