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Salary$17.00 – $18.50 an hourJob TypeFull-timeNumber of hires for this role1QualificationsHigh school or equivalent (Preferred)Full Job DescriptionThe Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time bilingual Legal Assistant. This position will provide administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals managing a high-volume caseload of all types of immigration legal applications. This position requires substantial direct client interaction.Duties:Handle department phone calls forwarded from the receptionistSchedule and confirm all attorney appointments and consultationsTrack and enter all mail into department computer systemsPrepare client correspondenceOpen and close all case filesAssist with client billing following internal accounting proceduresTranslation of client documents from Spanish to English and English to SpanishPrepare client records and FOIA requests to state and federal courts and agenciesPrepare immigration forms and applications packagesRequirements:Fluency in Spanish is required (written and oral)Strong organization and attention to detailAbility to multitask and manage heavy case loadAbility to meet strict deadlinesComputer literacyStrong work ethicAssociates or Bachelors Degree preferred1-2 years of prior experience as an Immigration Legal Assistant preferredAlthough we prefer applicants with prior experience working in an immigration law firm, we will consider entry-level applicants with other office experience who have a genuine interest in immigration issues and a demonstrated aptitude for learning new tasks quickly.Our office is located in the heart of South King County and services clients throughout the state. Our suburban location offers an easy commute and free parking. The workplace environment is friendly and professional, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.This is an in-office position. Our office and staff practice strong COVID prevention policies and standards.To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume.Job Type: Full-timePay: $17.00 – $18.50 per hourBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:This is an in-office position. Our office and staff practice strong COVID prevention policies and standards.Education:High school or equivalent (Preferred)This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:Dependable — more reliable than spontaneousPeople-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projectsDetail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger pictureThis Company Describes Its Culture as:Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focusedPeople-oriented — supportive and fairness-focusedCompany’s website:’s Facebook page: Conditions:Waiting period may applyWork Remotely:NoCOVID-19 Precaution(s):Remote interview processPersonal protective equipment provided or requiredTemperature screeningsSocial distancing guidelines in placeVirtual meetingsSanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeTracking

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