Paralegal - posted 7/10/19

Paralegal - posted 7/10/19

Company Name: 
Grupo Reu Law Firm LLC
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Chicago
IL
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Busy boutique immigration and family law firm, located in portage park, specializing in removal defense litigation, seeks highly literate, motivated, organized, and articulate individual to assist in preparation of asylum and cancellation of removal applications. In addition, experience with LawLogix is desired. Requirements include outstanding memo writing skills emphasizing clarity, persuasion and detail; ability to deliver under time constraints; fluency in Spanish. Will work under experienced senior counsel. Close client interaction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintain client and case information in LawLogix case management software
  2. Complete intakes and client appointments as needed
  3. EOIR proceedings experience
  4. Legal Research: Waiver
  5. Legal writing: Drafting motions and legal memorandums
  6. Assist attorneys on immigration cases such as but not limited to: Consular Process, Waivers, Adjustment of Status, EOIR proceedings, Asylum
  7. Familiarity with AILA Link
Requirements or Qualifications: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE:

  1. Two years of experience with immigration law and procedures
  2. Experience working with low-income immigrants and survivors of domestic violence
  3. Fluency, both written and oral, in English and Spanish.
  4. Strong writing skills
  5. Familiarity with software applications in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office and LawLogix
  6. Self-motivated, detail oriented, well organized, and able to prioritize assignments and work load
Application Process: 
ivan@gruporeu.com
Selection Criteria: 
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