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Japanese Bilingual Paralegal (N.Y. Office)

This position (full-time or part-time) is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning U.S. Immigration law and working in a small, collegial environment.  We are seeking a well organized, detailed oriented person with good communication and writing skills, and the ability to work independently and in an office environment.  Proficiency in Japanese is highly preferred.

You:

Self-starting, an independent thinker, and easy to work with the highest work ethic. Like to learn and can quickly digest new information. Can handle and effectively work simultaneously with a high-volume case load. Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in English and Japanese. Organized and has good attention to detail.  An articulate and creative writer.  Some experience in immigration law preferred but not necessary.

SWLG:

A small boutique, immigration law firm in NYC that specializes in representation of corporate Japanese clients in business immigration matters as well as individual clients in family immigration matters.  Offers a collegial, work environment, encouraging independence in your case load (we don’t micromanage).  Flexible hours and remote work possible after a period of training.  Embraces new technologies and ideas.  Minutes from the Bryant Park station. Caters lunch for everyone!  On a case-by-case basis, visa sponsorship may be possible.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with a law firm is preferred but not required.
  • We are open to hiring and training a candidate without experience depending on their qualifications and “fit” with our firm.
  • Position is initially part time (15-20 hours per week) and can become full time.
  • Cover letter, resume, writing sample and references required.

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample to son@swlgpc.com

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