Bilingual (Spanish/English) legal assistant position available at small, congenial immigration law firm in East Boston’s vibrant Maverick Square neighborhood. The ideal candidate will be fully bilingual, with excellent English-language writing skills and an ability to work independently and in collaboration with attorneys and other staff members in an informal, fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Attention to detail and ability to self-organize
Ability to work collaboratively
Interest in immigration law (removal defense, asylum, and family immigration) and dedication to immigrants’ rights
Experience in immigration law (asylum, removal defense and family-based) preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
Partners L. Manuel Macias and Ilana Greenstein represent individuals in immigration and criminal matters, and frequently conduct information sessions at local community organizations on immigration law. Both attorneys are admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and before the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Macias is ...the co-founder of Radio Publica de las Americas, a past member of the Boards of Directors of the East Boston Ecumenical Community Council, NOAH and LUMA, and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
We represent individuals in all aspects of immigration law, with a focus on family reunification and defense from removal. We help U.S. citizens and permanent residents petition for family members, and small businesses sponsor foreign workers for temporary visas and permanent residence. We represent individuals in their applications for asylum and other humanitarian protection in the United States, in removal proceedings in the Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeal