Paralegal Assistant in McAllen, TX

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Location
McAllen, Texas
Industry
Legal
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 12.00 - US$ 18.00 per hour, $12 - 18 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_13634
Contact
Saucedo,Francisco, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is hiring a Paralegal Assistant for an important law firm!!

The Paralegal Assistant will work directly with the attorneys to prepare for upcoming cases, get involved in fact-finding projects and be responsible for developing and maintaining an index system for all case files. Our caseload is growing and the ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, responsible, and committed to helping us meet all of our clients' needs.

Tasks:
- Create reports for attorneys based on case specifications and attorney requests
- Work with attorneys to develop legal arguments, motions and other case filings
- Develop a case file indexing system that can be used as an active archive for all ongoing and completed cases
- Monitor changes to government guidelines or regulations and submit reports on pertinent changes
- Utilize existing files and a variety of other research resources to develop information for pending cases

Working hours: 40

Skills:
Skills:
Fluency in English -Spanish language (spoken and written);
Paralegal degree or certificate preferred, but not required;
At least two years experience in the immigration field in a busy and demanding office environment;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Excellent organizational skills;
Keen attention to detail;
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks;
A high degree of integrity, discretion and tact;
A positive, can-do attitude;Requirements:
Experience using a legal data base and software
Minimum HSD

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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