Legal Assistant /
Full time positions
Cedar Rapids, IA
Summary: The preferred candidate
will have a demonstrated ability to assist a multi-attorney practice
headquartered in the Quad Cities at its satellite location in Cedar Rapids by
performing paralegal/legal assistant duties as assigned. Must be able to
multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- • Perform
client intake interviews by phone and in person.
- • Research
and prepare client personal injury claims including but not limited to
correspondence with insurance adjusters, requesting reports and records, and
identifying witnesses and necessary evidence.
- • Drafting
documents, including proper formatting and editing per attorney’s notes.
- • Answering
a multi-line phone system with other staff.
- • Daily
contact with clients, including in person, over the telephone, and via
- • Filing
documents via e-filing, through state and federal court systems.
- • Case
preparation, including organization of all documents for all hearings,
pretrial conferences, and trials.
- • Developing
familiarity and proficiency with case management software systems used by
- • Reading
correspondence, reports and legal documents.
- • Organizing
client conferences and attorney meetings.
- • Scheduling
process servers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special
- • Maintaining
attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences; recording and
monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements;
- • Following-up
on delegated assignments.
- • Other
duties as assigned.
- • Excellent
writing and communication skills
- • Desire
and strong ability to work in a team environment
- • Associate’s
- • Microsoft
Office Experience including MSWord, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
- • Attention
to detail and desire to produce a quality product
- • Ability
- • 1+
years secretarial experience
- • 1+
years legal office experience
- • Paralegal certification
- • Bachelor’s degree
- • Work experience with insurance
adjusting and/or personal Injury claims
- • Ability to understand and draft
discovery documents and pleadings
- • Experience with online legal
Compensation: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour, DOE. More possible with strong litigation
offers health/dental/vision and life insurance, paid holidays, and PTO.
This is a full time position, generally 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday
through Thursday and 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Friday. Evening and weekend work may be required from
time to time. However, employer will
consider an applicant desiring less than full-time employment.
Send resume to: Duane Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of
a criminal background check. This employer is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. In
compliance with all Federal and State equal employment laws, qualified
applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, gender preference, gender
identity, or non-job related disability.