Job Details

Immigration Legal Assistant

Company name

Centro Legal de la Raza

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

Location

Oakland, CA
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Immigration Legal Assistant The candidate will provide direct support to our immigration team. Will assist immigration attorneys in all aspects of immigration legal representation for qualified individuals. Respond to calls, emails, and letters as needed. Translate letters and other documents. File legal documents to various courts and government agencies in San Francisco. Write letters to companies, institutions, and government agencies to assist the client in obtaining police reports, court records, medical records, and school records. After training, the legal assistant may prepare various legal papers, such as pleading caption pages, list of exhibits, etc. Manage and coordinate databases, case files, attorneys’ correspondence files, etc. and Perform other special projects and other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree. Fluency in Spanish required. Excellent word-processing and computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Must be well organized, efficient, highly motivated, able to handle multiple tasks at once, work well under pressure, and take initiative. Must have outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills, superb attention to detail, and excellent phone manner. Ability to work independently as well as within a team is required. Experience working with low-income, immigrant, and monolingual Spanish-speaking communities and Strong commitment to serving low-income and underserved communities, with an ability to relate to and communicate with a broad range of clients and colleagues is required.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Centro Legal de la Raza
1001 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601

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