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Bilingual Associate Attorney Position – Olmos & Barhoum APC

Bianca Garcia | Published on 3/1/2022

Bilingual Associate Attorney Position – Olmos & Barhoum APC


We are a small immigration law firm located in the Rose Garden district of San Jose and we are looking for a full-time bilingual Associate Attorney.

About Us: Our firm consists of two attorneys and two legal assistants. We handle removal defense cases, asylum, family-based immigration, waivers, appeals, and other types of immigration cases. We also do family law cases, including child custody and divorce cases. Many of our clients are Spanish-speaking only, so we require that our staff be 100% fluent in the Spanish language.

About You: We would like to offer the position to someone who has at least one (1) year of previous immigration legal experience, although it is not required. Our associate, however, must possess excellent writing skills and preferably has experience drafting declarations, legal briefs, and motions. He/she must also be detail-oriented and people friendly, with an openness to work with clients from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Daily tasks would include the following:

- Preparing cases for trial in the Immigration Court (which includes a variety of specific tasks);

- Drafting declarations with clients;

- Drafting legal briefs for cases in the Immigration Court and other appellate courts;

- Drafting motions for cases in the Immigration Court and other appellate courts;

- Performing legal research on Westlaw;

- Preparing immigration applications with supporting documents;

- Preparing Family Law and Probate forms and e-filing documents;

- Reviewing immigration applications prepared by the legal assistants.

Required or Preferred Qualifications for the position:

- California Bar-Certified (Required);

- At least one (1) year of experience in immigration legal work (Preferred);

- Excellent writing skills (Required);

- 100% Bilingual in English and Spanish (Required);

- High level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook (Required);

- Highly detail-oriented (Required);

- Friendly demeanor and great people skills (Required);

- Ability to multi-task (Required).

Our firm offers a range of benefits, such as paid vacation, a 401(k) retirement plan, and a Kaiser health plan. There is plenty of free parking in our office complex and we are within walking distance from all the shops and restaurants located on The Alameda.

If you meet all of the qualifications mentioned above and are interested in joining our firm, please send a detailed resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample for our review.

Thank you!

Job Type: Full-time                  Pay: Based on experience - starting at $80,000.00 per year