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Objective

Bi-lingual clerk seeking a position as a paralegal or legal assistant that will offer a challenge and growth; where my initiative and hard work allows opportunity for advancement.

Skills

• Fluent in Spanish
• Familiar with Microsoft Office Applications
• Excellent social skills with people
• Able to work well independently and with teams
• Able to work under supervision and follow instructions
• Able to conduct research and draft documents

Education

Center For Advanced Legal Studies -- 2008 to 2009
Paralegal Studies
• ABA Approved and Accredited curriculum involving rigorous training, assignments, reports, presentations, and group projects, which provide the hands-on experience to manage real-life business situations.
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Investigate, compile and digest facts of the case by: 1) Locating, obtaining, and preserving client documentation; 2) Review and organize client’s documentation; 3) Analyze and summarize all data; 4) Research and analyze legal sources by locating and summarizing applicable statutory, regulatory and case law, and drafting motions and legal memorandum for attorney’s review; 5) Prepare appropriate forms regarding client’s matters before the Departments of Homeland Security, State, Justice, and Labor; 6) Draft correspondence to clients, courts, attorneys, etc.; 7) Coordinate with clients to assemble documentation, complete questionnaires and forms, review case status, etc.; 8) Update case processing tasks, case status, maintain hard copy and soft copy of legal case files updated and track critical expiration dates within the immigration case management software; and 9) Review files on a regular basis, consult with attorneys and prepare regular status reports.

Willy, Nanayakkara, Rivera & Goins
April 2014 to Present
Immigration Paralegal: Provide assistance in a full-service immigration law firm composed of a team of Immigration Attorneys whose practice includes the following: Nonimmigrant Immigration inclusive of Investor Visas (EB-5 Investor Visa & E-2 Treaty Investors), Work Visas (H-1B, L-1, R, & TN), Student Visas (F-1), Visitors Visa (B1/B2), and Fiancé(e) Visa (K-1). Employment Based Immigration
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