An Austin-based Immigration law firm is hiring a self-motivated, experienced full time legal assistant/paralegal.
Summary of position:
Assist attorneys in the preparation and filing of immigration applications and petitions with government agencies. Draft legal documents for review by attorneys. Perform some legal research as needed.
Competitive salary, health insurance, bonus, and standard paid vacation.
Required skills & knowledge:
The ideal candidate must be able to manage complex tasks efficiently; prioritize work load in extremely time-sensitive field of law; meet strict deadlines; be extremely detail oriented and have the ability to edit carefully; provide outstanding client service; flexible and adaptable to fast-paced environment; organized; self-motivated with strong initiative; have a positive attitude; have a professional demeanor. Knowledge required: proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook. Must have excellent written communication skills.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Paralegal certificate or two years of law firm experience required.