||Immigration law firm seeking entry-level legal assistant/paralegal for full-time (40 hours/week) employment. Our firm assists clients in family-based and employment-based immigration matters, in naturalization cases as well as in removal/deportation defense.
Duties: Interact with clients by telephone and in-person; maintain calendar and schedule appointments; prepare correspondence; prepare immigration forms for various types of cases filed with various government entities, including U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services; prepare exhibits in connection with removal/deportation defense cases; and perform research and writing -- all under attorney supervision.
Requirements: Associates degree or higher desired or equivalent experience and credentials; strong reading and writing skills; typing ability in excess of 35 WPM; strong computer skills, including familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Outlook; good work ethic; dependable; interested; motivated; willing to learn and perform all aspects of work assigned; able to function in a fast paced environment. Spanish fluency preferred, but not required. Commitment to professionalism and excellent client service is required.
Benefits Package: Paid holidays and paid time off; 401(k); overtime (paid at time + ½) available, but not required. Starting Salary: Negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. This firm complies with the Fair Labor Standards Act and pays overtime rates for any time worked in excess of the usual forty hour work week. Our employees are never expected to work without being paid appropriately under the law.
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Kevin D. Slattery, P.A.
4860 West Gandy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33611