Bussey Consulting Group has been engaged for a search for a Legal Assistant for a Cooper City, FL based immigration law firm. You will be supporting our practice by managing inbound and out calls, scheduling consultation appointments, preparing documents like immigration forms and legal correspondence, as well as, organizing and maintaining files and attorneys’ calendars. You will also be asked to file pleadings with court clerks and help prepare for trials by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as required. To be successful in this role, you will need to be proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel and Immigration software such as Immigration Pro. You will also need to be able to multi-task effectively and essentially thrive in a high paced, team-oriented environment.
Legal Assistant Responsibilities:
Answer Inbound calls and make outbound calls
Schedule and calendar appointments
Create files for consultations and onboarding of new clients.
Prepare Retainer Agreements, Invoices and acceptance of payments
Organize and maintain documents in a paper and electronic filing system
Prepare immigration forms (date entry)
Order immigration records as specified by attorney
Calling and emailing clients to obtain pertinent information/documents to complete submissions
Calling and emailing clients to provide status updates
Assist with preparing USCIS submissions by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks, as needed
Legal Assistant Requirements
Proficient with immigration software, Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to function effectively and independently in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.
Office administration experience is a plus.
Internal Number: ICS_LA0521
About Bussey Consulting Group
Business Focused. People Centric. Our niche is small businesses that need start-up human resource services. Our passion lies in the development of people and the facilitation of the HR function for those start-ups and small businesses that want a solid foundation from which to grow.