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Legal Assistant

Company name

Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 25,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Legal Assistant The candidate will answer telephone, calendar appointments, and take messages. Will gather, track and record client data. Meet with clients, gather supporting documents, prepare translations. Engage in community outreach. Prepare filings for immigration court and for the Department of Homeland Security. Manage both electronic and paper case file including client case log. Handle incoming and outgoing mail. Possession of Bachelor's degree or comparable knowledge and work experience is needed. Previous experience working in a law office is preferred. Demonstrated experience working with immigrant, low-income and/or vulnerable populations are essential. Capacity for working both independently and on team projects are needed. Excellent written and oral communication skills are needed. Excellent organizational skills are essential. Proficient in use of technology including MS Office, Google Apps and Internet research are needed. Fluency (written and verbal) in both the Spanish and English language is needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)
1910 Pacific Ave
Suite 5045
Dallas, TX 75201

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