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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:

Vera Bojic
Human Resources Manager

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


Masuda Funai is seeking a full-time Immigration Paralegal to work in our Schaumburg location. You will assist the attorneys in all aspects of immigration matters including document assembly, file management and drafting letters.

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  • Research and analyze law sources, such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes, as requested by assigned attorneys
  • Prepare legal forms and documents for review and approval by assigned attorneys
  • Forward legal forms and documents to clients for signature and processing after approval by assigned attorneys
  • Prepare and review legal forms and documents for submission to appropriate governmental agencies
  • Communicate with clients by e-mail or telephone to provide requested information and/or to inform clients about submission
  • Complete assigned cases in a timely manner each day
  • Provide assigned attorneys with daily updates about status of assigned cases
  • Perform clerical duties such as completing typing and dictation of forms and supporting documents, photocopying forms and supporting documents, and reading, routing and responding to incoming mail
  • Review, maintain and pend document files
  • File correspondence and legal documents in physical files and in office on-line systems
  • Ensure proper indexing and filing of original documents


  • Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 or higher GPA (will consider candidates who will be graduating in May 2020 with a bachelor’s degree)
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to write supporting documents, reports and business correspondence
  • Excellent business writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organization, document management and prioritization skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to Vera Bojic, Human Resources Manager, at

Posted 3.3.20



Masuda Funai is seeking a full-time Translator with a minimum of 5 years of translation experience to join our Japan Resources Group in the Chicago office. You will provide translation assistance to the attorneys, across all of our practice areas, as well as the marketing department. 

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  • Translation of legal documents and client correspondence from Japanese to English and English to Japanese
  • Interpreter services during telephone conferences and meetings
  • Translation of marketing materials and preparation of bilingual materials for seminars and training sessions


  • Native Japanese with excellent oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English
  • Experience translating complex documents
  • High degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and lead projects through to completion
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with a law firm or professional services firm is beneficial

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to Vera Bojic, Human Resources Manager, at

Posted 3.25.20