Case Manager/Senior Paralegal

Jia Law Group, P.C. - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $60,000 a year
EducationSkills

A boutique immigration law firm with three offices in NYC and California seeks to hire a highly motivated full time Office Manager/Senior Paralegal to join its NYC office. Experience working in a law firm is a plus.

Flushing/Manhattan

Job Description

  • Respond to inquiries and consultation with potential clients; assist with case intakes, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy
  • Oversee the day-to-day office management, operations and workflow of the support staff
  • Communicate regularly with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases and overseeing status of cases through utilization of case management systems
  • Work closely in a team environment and effectively communicate with attorneys, legal assistants and Business Development Department
  • Assist with preparing or drafting immigration applications/petitions
  • Use high level of skill to accurately provide spontaneous or consecutive interpretations from Chinese into English or vice versa
  • Be aware of all client profile changes, paying close attention to business opportunities
  • Update client database regarding any changes in contact information

Job requirements

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills in Chinese and English to serve as a primary liaison among clients, attorneys, and other departments
  • Immigration law experience is strongly preferred
  • JD is required
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, client-focused, process-driven, solution-minded, and detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, deal with different personalities and temperaments, and multitask
  • Strong interest in immigration law and eagerness to learn
  • Exceptional externally facing skills, over the phone and in person and ability to handle clients with poise and confidence
  • Meet assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor

Competitive compensation, congenial work environment, great opportunity for learning and advancement. Please send resume for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • immigration: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Doctorate (Preferred)

Language:

  • Mandarins and English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)