Interested In Joining the Fong Ilagan Team?

We Are Always Looking for Problem-Solvers

To apply, please send your resume and directed cover letter to ldelbrocco@fonglegal.com with the subject line titled the position you are applying for.

Open Positions

Paralegal- Employment-Based Immigration (Full Time)

Fong Ilagan is a busy law firm seeking a candidate for immediate hire with at least two years experience working in a legal business environment. Candidates must be very well organized and display excellent written and verbal communication skills when communicating with attorneys and clients. The firm is a fast paced working environment that requires candidates to take initiative, be resourceful, work somewhat independently, and have a keen eye to detail.

The position requires dedication and an ability to work under deadlines on a broad range of Non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-2, O-1, TN, PERM Labor Certification, I-140 for employment-based/business immigration. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area


Paralegal- Family-Based Immigration (Full Time)

Fong Ilagan is a busy law firm seeking a candidate for immediate hire with at least two years experience working in a legal business environment. Candidates must be very well organized and display excellent written and verbal communication skills when communicating with attorneys and clients. The firm is a fast paced working environment that requires candidates to take initiative, be resourceful, work somewhat independently, and have a keen eye to detail.

The position requires dedication and an ability to work under deadlines on a broad range of Non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions including I-130, I-485, I-601 Waivers for family immigration. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area


Legal Assistant- Entry Level (Full Time)

Fong Ilagan is a busy immigration law firm seeking a full time Legal Assistant for family-based and employment-based immigration Candidates must be very well organized, professional, and have a keen eye for detail. The position requires the ability to meet multiple deadlines for a broad range of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions. Ideal candidates are motivated, fast learning, and flexible. No experience in immigration law needed, but a legal background is preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish is also preferred, but not required.

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area


Case Manager – Entry Level (Full Time)

Fong Ilagan is a busy immigration law firm seeking a full time Case Manager to handle all consultations and new clients in family based and employment based immigration. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, intake process, preparing contracts, and assisting with other daily administrative duties. The position requires the candidate to be organized, adaptable, and able to take initiative. The Case Manager acts in a sales capacity by contacting phone and web leads as well as preparing service contracts for prospective clients. Ideal candidates are motivated, fast learning, and flexible. No experience in immigration law needed, but a legal background is preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish is also preferred, but not required.

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area


Administrative Assistant

Fong Ilagan is a busy law firm seeking a candidate for immediate hire with at least two years experience working in a professional office environment to fill the Administrative Assistant position.

Candidates must be very well organized and display excellent written and verbal communication skills when communicating with attorneys and clients. The firm is a fast paced working environment that requires candidates to take initiative, be resourceful, work somewhat independently, and have a keen eye to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Managing attorney’s daily calendars
    • Answering phone calls and emails
    • Arranging meetings and organizing case processing
    • Coordinating with the legal team and accounting department
    • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with experience in a professional office environment.

-OR-

    • High School diploma or G.E.D equivalent with at least two years experience working in a professional office environment.
    • Experience working in a law firm is a plus but not required.

Competencies:

    • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook.
    • Ability to prepare basic documents with minimal errors; good proofreading skills; excellent attention to detail
    • Aptitude for learning new applications; ability to use Firm resources to effectively manage responsibilities
    • Ability to learn and embrace new skills, processes, and procedures as the position evolves
    • Ability to produce quality work product in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
    • Ability to act in a solution-oriented manner
    • Ability to develop relationships and foster teamwork at all levels of the firm
    • Ability to maintain composure and demonstrate good judgment
    • Ability to follow instructions effectively and with enthusiasm from a diverse group of attorneys and staff; ability to anticipate needs and be responsive to requests
    • **Proficient in a foreign language (Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, etc.) is a plus but not required

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area


Office Management Associate (Full Time)

Busy law firm is seeking a candidate for immediate hire with at least one year experience working in a professional office environment. Candidate must be very well organized, manage their time effectively, and be able to think quickly to resolve problems or issues that may arise.

We are growing fast and looking for leaders and problem solvers that are willing and able to grow with us.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Function in a Human Resources (HR) role by managing staff issues
    • Assist with managing employee benefits and schedules
    • Update staff policy and procedures when required
    • Coordinate office needs with vendors
    • Coordinate with legal and administrative team to establish office protocols
    • Function in an administrative capacity answering phone calls and emails from clients

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree with experience in a professional office environment.
    • Experience working in a law firm is a plus.

Competencies:

    • Highly organized and capable of handling multiple projects at one time
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to be a liaison between management and support staff
    • Detail oriented and a self starter
    • Able to use Firm resources to effectively manage responsibilities
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office
    • Able to prioritize, plan, and execute high level projects
    • Open to learn and embrace new skills, processes, and procedures as the position evolves
    • Aptitude for learning new applications
    • Able to maintain confidentiality

Location: Southwest Houston, Texas Area

Career Opportunities in Immigration Law

Advantages To You

It’s not what we do, it’s how we do it.

Big Picture

Our perspective on your international personnel allows you to maximize U.S. opportunities while mitigating operational risk.

Industry Knowledge & Practice

Our experience includes; energy, engineering, healthcare, technology, manufacturing
and more.

Texas Friendly

Our clients are from around the world, with operations throughout the U.S., but we never forget the state motto of Texas is “friendship.” Go on, Google it.

Our Core Values

Industry Experience Paired With Client Focus

1. Integrity—Honesty and trustworthiness.

2. Hardwork—We know how hard you work; we do too.

3. Cost-effectiveness—Our service meets or exceeds industry standards.

4. Creativity—What box?

5. Personal service—Texas friendly!

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