+1(212)459-3800 [email protected]




108 West 39th Street
Suite 800
New York, NY 10018
m: +1 (212) 459-3800
e: [email protected]


3340 Walnut Avenue
Suite 120
Fremont, CA 94538
m: +1 (408) 329-9184
e: [email protected]


2nd Floor, 7-13-5
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
m: +81 (03) 4579-8523
e: [email protected]


Thailand Affiliate Office
SW Consulting Group (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.
47/14 Chotana Road
Chang Phuak,Chiang Mai
Thailand 50300
[email protected]

For general inquiries, you can e-mail us at [email protected]

Looking for a Japanese Bilingual Office Assistant for U.S. immigration law firm in Fremont CA

This position (full-time or part-time) is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning U.S. Immigration law and working in a small, collegial environment. We are seeking a well organized, detailed oriented person with good computer, communication and writing skills, and the ability to work independently and in an office environment. Proficiency in Japanese is highly preferred.

You : Self-starting, easy to work with, independent thinker, and with the highest work ethic. Likes to learn and can quickly digest new information. Can handle and effectively work simultaneously with a high-volume case load. Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues in English and Japanese. Organized and has good attention to detail. An articulate and creative writer. Qualified candidate will have experience in the following:

  • organizing files, copying, file creation, tracking and organizing documents;
  • preparing documents and mailings, basic guided research, database management;
  • regular communication with clients;
  • administrative duties including copying and scanning documents, quickbooks invoice reconciliation and follow up on accounts receivables and billing, ordering supplies and other related office duties;
  • drafting cover letters and support letters, preparing immigration forms for filing.

SWLG : A small boutique, immigration law firm in Fremont CA that specializes in representation of corporate Japanese clients in business immigration matters, as well as individual clients in family immigration matters. Offers a collegial, work environment, encouraging independence in your case load (we don’t micromanage). Flexible hours and some, limited remote work possible after sufficient period of in-person training. Embraces new technologies and ideas. Minutes from the Bart station. Caters lunch for everyone! On a case-by-case basis, visa sponsorship may be possible.

Previous experience at a law firm is preferred but not required. We are open to hiring and training a candidate without experience depending on their qualifications and “fit” with our firm. Position can be part time or full time. Pay is negotiable on a case-by-case basis depending on qualification and experience. Cover letter, resume, writing sample and references REQUIRED

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to [email protected]

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