Law firm on the north side of Chicago seeks a legal assistant/paralegal with compassion, drive, and dedication to support its substantial immigration practice. Prior experience in various facets of family based immigration law preferred, specifically U visas, VAWA applications, DACA applications, residency (adjustment of status and consular processing), waivers and citizenship matters. Duties involve preparation and drafting of forms, correspondence and documents in a variety of immigration matters. Strong writing skills required. Must be detail oriented. Must be able to handle high volume caseload.This is a full-time position. Prior experience with immigration law or in a law firm is desirable, but not required as we are willing to train the right individual. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. Duties can expand depending on qualifications and abilities.This applicant must:– Have basic computer and internet skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook– Strong desire for someone with excellent communication skills, verbal and specifically writing skills– Be able to multitask and have good organizational skills– Have reliable transportation– Be trustworthy, dependable and punctual– Demonstrate professionalism and courtesy– Be detail orientedJob location: Chicago, Illinois (Avondale)When applying for this position, please note “Immigration 2020” in the subject line of the email. Also, please attach a cover letter in Spanish with your resume.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hourBenefits:Flexible scheduleSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridaySupplemental Pay:Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:All clients are required to wear a mask and all common areas are sanitized often.Education:Associate (Preferred)Experience:Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)Microsoft Office: 2 years (Preferred)Language:Spanish (Required)Work Location:One locationThis Company Describes Its Culture as:Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focusedOutcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culturePeople-oriented — supportive and fairness-focusedCompany’s website:ccontreraslaw.comCompany’s Facebook page: Remotely:NoCOVID-19 Precaution(s):Social distancing guidelines in placeSanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeTracking



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