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Legal Assistant

Website Law Office of Christine Contreras

Fast growing family based immigration firm

Chicago solo practitioner seeks a full time legal assistant to assist in a busy, fast growing immigration practice. Looking for someone who is a quick learner, motivated and who wants to grow in their career. The legal assistant will be responsible for performing administrative and marketing (business development) duties for an attorney specializing in immigration law. The administrative duties include drafting of documents and case correspondence; opening case files; ensuring the case management system is up to date and organized; document management; answering the phones and taking messages; copying and scanning documents for filing or for client files; and maintaining files in an organized manner. This role will also include business development tasks including potential client follow up calls, scheduling of appointments and maintenance and upkeep of the firm calendar.
This is a full time position. Prior experience with immigration law or in a law firm is desirable. Duties can expand depending on qualifications and abilities.
This applicant must:
— Be bilingual in English and Spanish
— Have basic computer and internet skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
— Have excellent communication skills, verbal and writing
— Be able to multitask and have good organizational skills
— Have reliable transportation
— Be trustworthy, dependable and punctual
— Demonstrate professionalism and courtesy
— Be detail oriented
Compensation: $15+ based on experience
If interested, email a cover letter in Spanish and resume, which includes your experience, background and job skills to

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