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The professional managers and staff at Masuda Funai play a critical role in delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. Like our lawyers, our administrative team is passionate about the work they do and they are committed to the firm's collaborative culture and drive for excellence.

The firm is moving beyond the traditional lawyer-non-lawyer divide that exists in many law firms. The vital functions performed by the professional managers and administrative staff are placed on equal footing to the legal counseling provided by the lawyers and paralegals.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Pamela A. Buchanan, PHR
Human Resources Manager
careers@masudafunai.com

Masuda Funai
203 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601-1262

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package to our professional staff, including the following:

  • Health insurance for employees and dependents (PPO, PPO Select, HMO)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Profit Sharing 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Qualified transit benefits (mass transportation or parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business casual attire including jeans on Friday
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Recognition of service awards
  • New employee referral program
  • Complimentary access to on-site fitness center in Chicago

Entry-Level Immigration Paralegal

Schaumburg

Masuda Funai is seeking an entry-level Immigration Paralegal in the firm’s Schaumburg office. The entry-level Immigration Paralegal will assist the attorneys in all aspects of immigration matters, including document assembly, file management, and drafting letters. The employee needs to work well without supervision, independently and under tight deadlines.

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As the entry-level Immigration Paralegal, you will:

  • Review work product and proofread for accuracy before attorney review and final dissemination
  • Timely data input into immigration software
  • Manage complex files from critical intake to completion
  • Effectively deal with issues of confidentiality
  • Communication with attorneys, internal staff, clients and government agencies
  • Filing, photocopying, pending files, etc. as required
  • Perform other duties/projects as assigned

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and legal software applications
  • Must be detailed-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Must be flexible and a team player

Please send cover letter, resume, diploma and transcripts to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted 8.30.18

Immigration Paralegal

Schaumburg

Masuda Funai is seeking an Immigration Paralegal in the firm’s Schaumburg office. The Immigration Paralegal will assist the attorneys in all aspects of immigration matters, including document assembly, file management, and drafting letters. The employee needs to work well without supervision, independently and under tight deadlines.

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As the Immigration Paralegal, you will:

  • Independently draft applications forms, correspondence, questionnaires and support letters
  • Review work product and proofread for accuracy before attorney review and final dissemination
  • Timely data entry into immigration software
  • Manage complex files from critical intake to completion
  • Effectively deal with issues of confidentiality
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Communicate with attorneys, internal staff, clients and government agencies
  • Filing, photocopying, pending files, etc. as required
  • Perform other duties/projects as assigned

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of business immigration experience with H-1B petitions and the employment-based green card process
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and legal software applications
  • Must be detailed-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Must be flexible and a team player

Please send cover letter, resume, diploma/transcripts and salary history/requirements to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted 8.30.18

Office Services Clerk (part-time)

Schaumburg

Masuda Funai is seeking an energetic part-time (9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each weekday) Office Services Clerk for the firm's Schaumburg office. The Office Services Clerk is responsible for general office functions including greeting visitors, answering phones, mail distribution, conference room maintenance, and preparing and sending files to off-site storage.

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The ideal candidate must be organized, have excellent customer service skills and work well  with minimal supervision. The position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors and receive deliveries
  • Answer incoming calls and transfer to appropriate party
  • Schedule conference rooms and visiting attorney offices
  • Maintain orderliness of the conference rooms and prepare for client and internal meetings, including setting up refreshments and clean-up following meetings
  • Set-up AV equipment for meetings/presentations
  • Stock copy machines and fax machines with paper daily
  • Order lunch for internal meetings
  • Prepare files for off-site storage and retrieve files from off-site storage; process in records system
  • File library book supplements and re-shelve books
  • Other administrative duties/projects as assigned

Experience/Skills

  • High School diploma; some college preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of office experience, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Ability to work a multi-line phone system
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Must be dependable and flexible
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to bend and lift a minimum of 25 lbs

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted 8.14.18