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Bilingual Receptionist/Legal Assistant

  • Bilingual
  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Student Appropriate
  • Chicago, IL

Website Hernandez Law Group, LLC

Receptionist/Legal Assistant Job Opportunity


Hernandez Law Group, LLC, Chicago Immigration Firm
Full-time position


Salary: Range starting at $31,000; negotiable based on experience and skill set


Minimum High school diploma or equivalent


Spanish Professional Working Proficiency (Required)
Bilingual (Required)


Job details
We are a culturally diverse, three-attorney law firm located in Irving Park. Our firm handles a variety of complex immigration matters including, family-based visas, deportation defense, naturalization, and relief for victims of crime (U-visa/VAWA). We are a supportive and collaborative team that strives to provide culturally sensitive, high-quality professional legal representation to clients from diverse backgrounds.

We are looking for a bilingual receptionist/legal assistant who speaks both English and Spanish to join our team. An ideal candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, have strong
writing and customer service skills, and be interested and/or have experience working with diverse immigrant populations.


Responsibilities include:
● Greet clients and assist with the intake process in English and Spanish
● Screen potential clients
● Answer the phone and take messages
● Correspond frequently with clients via email
● Maintain the reception area tidy and welcoming
● Manage/process all incoming and outgoing mail
● Order necessary office supplies
● Assist with opening new client cases
● Keep client records/spreadsheets up to date
● Assist with billing duties
● Perform various other clerical tasks, including filing, scanning, and photocopying
● Prepare translations of documents to be used in filings
● Assist the attorneys in preparing applications and filings
● Support attorney, paralegals, and other team members as necessary


Technical Knowledge or Skills:
● Proficient with Microsoft software and Google applications required.


● Paid time off
● Paid sick time
● 11 Paid holidays
● Retirement plan after an initial trial period
● Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM


Work Location:
● In person


Required Documents:
● Resume
● Cover Letter explaining (1) how your experience or education, or skills qualify you for the position, and (2) why you are interested in working as an immigration receptionist/legal assistant
● Writing sample in Spanish


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