Careers

Administrative Assistant

Who we are: Haq Law is a growing immigration law firm in Newark, CA, working on complex immigration matters related to asylum, citizenship & naturalization, immigrant visas, adjustment of status, and deportation proceedings in administrative and federal courts. We work hard to change lives through our work in a collaborative and collegial environment.

 

Who you are:  We are looking for an Administrative Assistant who can help keep the office running smoothly. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, possess excellent attention to detail, and work well with a team.

 

Possible Job Duties:

 

  • Log/scan incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Set up client data and information in physical filing folders, case management system, and network client files for incoming and ongoing matters;
  • Close physical case files for finished matters by scanning and shredding;
  • Close electronic files in network client folders and case management system;
  • Assist staff with mailing and assembling filings by copying and organizing documents;
  • Monitor the status of all filed applications and petitions;
  • Other duties as assigned by attorney and staff.

 

 

The Ideal Candidate:

 

  • Has a passion for helping the immigrant community;
  • Has a year or more of administration experience in a small office;
  • Has impeccable organizational skills;
  • Has the ability to manage work independently;
  • Understands a small office dynamic where one wears several hats;
  • Will be flexible and willing to learn new immigration procedures and office skillsets;
  • Strong computer literacy (Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.);
  • Is comfortable learning new case management system;
  • Prior experience in immigration and foreign language skills (particularly Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, or Nepali) is highly desirable;
  • High school degree required; bachelor’s degree highly desirable. This would be an excellent position for a college student looking to get experience in the legal field.

 

How to Apply:

 

  • This is a part-time hourly position with potential to grow into full-time. Compensation commensurate with experience. Interested applicants please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to info@haq-law.com. Do not call the office with inquiries about this position.