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Title : [bilingual] Paralegal

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # ELTK858600

Bilingual Paralegal Duties: Prepare all legal and related filings (based on templates we provide or created with input) for approval by an attorney: USCIS and U.S. DOS immigration applications. Coordinate with clients for supporting documents. Organize and maintain client's supporting documents. Ensure proper input of supporting documents and detail information into CMS; evidence assembly; and creative and legal writing. Serve as main point-of-contact for client during the pendency of case. Maintain case file organization and completion. Audit status of cases on monthly basis. Provide case status updates to clients on monthly basis. Track signing and filing of documents, and attendance at signing meetings. Basic legal research. Communicate with third party contacts (family, gov agency, other necessary contacts for case coordination). Communicate with clients to field questions not required of Attorney. Direct client calls and questions to Associate Attorney when it requires legal advice or discussion. Work closely with Secretary/Legal Assistant to ensure proper maintenance of documents and client management/responsiveness. Update Associate(s) on a weekly basis of caseload prioritizes. Support and assist Associates/Attorneys. Perform duties not requiring the expertise of an Associate. File production based on performance goals. Handle routine correspondence in own voice on the attorney's behalf, not acting as an attorney. Keep the Attorney apprised on short-term obligations as well as long-term implications of expedient decisions. Be sure whatever the Attorney is looking for on a case or matter is always filed and findable. Work with other parts of our firm. Attract quality client opportunities. Maintain organization for workflow and recommend improvements for office. Maintain and service client relationships. Propose new ideas for better case management and client satisfaction. Qualifications: HS Diploma. Must have 3-4 years of related paralegal experience supporting an immigration law office. Knowledge of a Mac computer, an online calendar, Word, or Excel, or Outlook mail, and some type of case management software (and we mean to know more than how to open the program). Knowledge of multi-line phone systems and multi-user calendars. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Bilingual in Spanish with written and oral fluency. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or professional certification. Experience with immigration-specific case management software, preferably Clio and Cerenade/eImmigrationAir.
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