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Virtual Immigration Paralegal - legal/paralegal - job employment

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City: Houston
Date: 11 Sep 2018
Category: legal / paralegal

Equivity is looking for a part-time virtual paralegal with experience supporting attorneys in an immigration law office. If you have previously assisted attorneys remotely, are an expert in preparing applications for immigration, motions and supporting documents, and performing research on case law related to immigration, we want to hear from you!

Equivity matches clients with virtual assistants that provide paralegal, administrative, and marketing support. We are currently seeking a virtual paralegal in the Eastern Time Zone, who has worked in immigration law firms for at least four years. We are looking for a paralegal who is detail oriented, proactive, and extremely organized. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and cancellation of removal; preparing motions; preparing I-601 and I-601A waivers; preparing applications for citizenship; drafting correspondence; and creating and updating standard immigration questionnaires, general information letters, and letter templates.

The ideal candidate will be very technologically adept and have excellent Word and Adobe skills. In addition, the candidate should have experience working with cloud-based practice management software. The position will require a minimum of 15 hours of work per week on average, with the possibility of up to 30 hours per week during busy times. Because we provide highly attentive service to our clients, you must be available to respond to client communications during the business day within one hour by email, phone, and text.

We are a growing business and we are looking for a paralegal who is excited to partner with us to help grow this aspect of our business. Pay is $18.50/hour. You would be hired as a part-time employee of Equivity, not an independent contractor.

Position requirements:
• Bachelor's degree
• Paralegal certificate
• 4+ years working as a paralegal in immigration law firms
• Experience preparing applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and cancelation of removal
• Experience preparing applications for citizenship
• Experience drafting form motions
• Experience preparing I-601 and I-601A waivers
• Experience using practice management software, preferably Clio, PC Law, or Serengeti
• Availability to respond to requests within an hour during the hours of 9 AM - 6 PM Eastern Time, Monday - Friday
• Experience using law firm bookkeeping software for invoicing and timekeeping is a plus
• Your own laptop and smart phone with broadband access to Internet
• Quiet location in which to take phone calls

Qualities we are looking for:
• Organization
• Dedication
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Attention to detail
• Resourcefulness
• Excellent communication skills
• Responsiveness
• Ability to work independently with limited oversight

To apply, please visit this link: https://equivity.recruitee.com/o/virtual-immigration-paralegal
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