Looking for a fluent, English and Spanish speaking virtual assistant with excellent writing ability and an attention to detail (perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation, using the same font etc.). No prior legal experience required. Candidate must be able to work full time, from 9-5pm US Central Time, Monday through Friday. Candidate must be able to pick up VOIP phone calls during the shift.
Duties including answering the firm’s main phone line, answering emails, document processing and editing and adding pages in WordPress. Candidate must have above average typing speeds and a broadband internet connection. Ideal candidate will have worked a night shift position before, and will be already adjusted to a night shift schedule.
To apply, please email a short, 2-3 min introductory video about yourself addressing the requirements above. Please remember to tell us a little about your work experience, your educational background, your home life, what software/tools you’re familiar with and why you want this job.
Employer is a small law firm based in Del Rio, Texas that illegal as well as legal immigration cases. The law firm is based on the border with Mexico, and as a result sees a lot of illegal immigration related cases. Most legal immigration cases deal with Chinese or corporate situations. The firm also does some civil litigation work, mostly regarding contract law. The firm also does occasional divorce related legal work.
Schedule jail visits or appointments to come to the office.
Document processing work will involve mostly editing, merging and uploading Word documents. For example, you might have to edit the contact information and case information name, date of arrest, place of crime etc.) and then merge documents in word before uploading the combined file into a case management database.
Answering a VOIP phone. Familiar with Nextiva a plus as employer currently pays for 4 lines on it, which means multiple people can be on the phone at the same time.
Law firm uses Firm Central which is a popular legal software. Pro Doc is another software that the firm uses for non federal court cases. Federal cases always comes first, you must learn to prioritize in this role. The lawyer can face fines or even jail time if federal court appearances are missed.