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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Multilingual Immigration Paralegal with years of focused experience helping clients become legal residents or naturalized citizens. Globally sensitive professional with practiced proficiency at treating clients empathetically and as valued people rather than case numbers. Well-organized and efficient team player bringing years of family-based immigration experience. Desiring a long-term position with growth potential.

Skills
  • Petition coordination
  • Strategy assistance
  • Visa procedures understanding
  • Case management
  • Understands confidentiality
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Legal research
  • Team-oriented
  • Office administration
  • Organization
  • Customer service
  • Multitasking
  • Invoicing and billing
  • Data entry
  • Billing
  • Scheduling and calendar management
  • Organization and efficiency
  • Service-oriented mindset
  • Computer skills
  • Work ethic
  • Flexible
  • MS Office
Experience
04/2021 to Current Immigration Paralegal Emerson Electric Co. | Lexington, KY,
  • Oversaw and managed the Family-based Immigration case load.
  • Processed visa and immigration services with accurate and complete applications.
  • Prepared accurate and complete forms in consultation with client and submitted applications to correct government entities on behalf of client.
  • Collected information from clients, completed paperwork and determined initial strategies.
  • Drafted and sent correspondence to clients and assisted clients with documentation acquisition and assembly and completion of forms.
  • Reviewed client files regularly, consulted attorney and prepared regular status reports to clients and tracked multiple deadlines simultaneously for employer clients.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of immigration regulations and policies by attending workshops, seminars and other educational offerings.
  • Assisted with initial client intake to obtain relevant case information and evaluated case issues and case strategy in coordination with attorney or case manager.
  • Translated documents into Spanish language for client and interpreted verbal communications to enable client to understand immigration process.
  • Obtained and reviewed client documentation and analyzed and summarized data.
  • Oversaw and monitored status of cases through computerized case management and billing system and processed case tracking data, reports and updates in system.
  • Coordinated accurate and timely immigration advising services for international students through in-person, email, Zoom and telephone consultations.
11/XXX7 to 12/2020 Immigration Paralegal Emerson Electric Co. | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Initiated and maintained contact with government officials to track potential delays or problems in application processing and kept attorney and client informed.
  • Oversaw and monitored status of cases through computerized case management and billing system and processed case tracking data, reports and updates in system.
  • Assisted with initial client intake to obtain relevant case information and evaluated case issues and case strategy in coordination with attorney or case manager.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates.
  • Handled telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status by reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Oversaw legal team appointments, hearing and depositions schedules.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
05/XXX7 to 10/XXX7 Legal Assistant Department Of Defense | Elkhorn, NE,
  • Managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates.
  • Handled telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Processed payments and updated accounts to reflect balance changes.
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day.
  • Answered phone calls, provided information to callers and connected callers to appropriate people.
07/XXX5 to 01/XXX7 Legal Assistant Department Of Defense | Elwood, IL,

  • Handled telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Prepared accurate and complete forms in consultation with client and submitted applications to correct government entities on behalf of client.
  • Assisted with initial client intake to obtain relevant case information and evaluated case issues and case strategy in coordination with attorney or case manager.
  • Translated documents into Spanish language for client and interpreted verbal communications to enable client to understand immigration process.
  • Interviewed and connected with clients directly to learn goals and explained and recommended type of visa best suited to client's time in country.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/XXX5 High School Diploma | J. H. Rose High School, Greenville, N.C., GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:

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