Bilingual Immigration Legal Assistant – Chinese (Mandarin) and English


Chung, Malhas & Mantel, PLLC is seeking an immigration Legal Assistant/Paralegal that is fluent in both Chinese (Mandarin) and English. Currently the firm has a vacancy in its China practice department involving immigration and international law.

This is a fast paced position, so ability to multitask is a must and we desire applicants that can learn quickly and has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in immigration practice.

Position Duties:

  • Assist attorneys in drafting USCIS applications and correspondences;
  • Manage attorney calendars (tickler) and the scheduling and confirmation of court hearings;
  • Communicating with prospective and existing clients in a professional and courteous manner;
  • Generating, proofreading and editing documents;
  • Perform administrative tasks, including scanning, shredding, filing, answering phones.

Position Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a law office;
  • Fluency in English and Chinese (Mandarin);
  • Strong computer skills / typing ability (Word, Outlook, Power Point Excel, Adobe);
  • Experience in immigration and international law;
  • Impeccable organizational and planning skills;
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision under time constraints/deadlines;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent phone skills and comfortable handling a multi-line telephone system.

 Preferred but Not Required:

  • Familiarity with Clio or other legal database;
  • EB-5 experience;
  • Past experience in managing staff.

 Please send your resume and cover letter to