Seeking Bilingual Spanish-English Immigration Legal Assistant

For maximum consideration, please email cover letter and resume by 11:59 PM on Monday, February 16, 2015 via our job posting on craigslist.

Shaklee & Oliver, PS: Immigration Law Firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant. Responsibilities (partial list):

  • Conducting preliminary client interviews
  • Recording client declarations
  • Preparing immigration petitions and applications
  • Preparing evidentiary submissions
  • Greeting and attending to clients and visitors
  • Answering and directing incoming calls, primarily in Spanish
  • Managing attorney calendars and scheduling client appointments
  • Providing occasional Spanish interpretation and translation assistance
  • Running errands, including filing submissions with the Seattle and Tacoma Immigration Courts


  • Native-level Spanish and fluent English, including the ability to speak, read, and write in both languages
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity, discretion, and a commitment to serving the immigrant community
  • Exceptional initiative
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Driver’s license preferred


  • Depends on experience
  • Generous benefits (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance)
  • Paid holidays and vacation

About Us:

Shaklee & Oliver, PS is a law firm dedicated to serving non-U.S. citizens, their families, and the businesses that employ them. We are a friendly, fast-paced office in which initiative and eagerness to learn are as valuable as previous experience.

The legal assistant position is a high-responsibility, highly-skilled undertaking. If you love working with people and crave responsibility and the chance to help others, we encourage you to apply.

Please email cover letter (required) and resume via our job posting on craigslist. We ask that you confine your communication regarding this position to email only–thank you.

We can’t wait for you to join us!

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