Posted: 02/02/2020

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5
Pay: $21/hour
Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: Des Moines, IA
Midwest Professional Staffing is searching for a General Litigation Paralegal to join a law office in downtown Des Moines. This is an exciting opportunity for paralegals who have 10 years of experience or more.  
  • Research and gather necessary documentation
  • Draft/review complex pleadings, briefs, motions, etc.
  • Assist with completing discovery responses and requests
  • Assist with prepping for depositions, trials, appeals, etc.
  • Various legal projects as assigned
  • 4 or 2 years of college
  • Completion of accredited legal assistant program
  • Certified legal assistant/paralegal preferred
  • 10+ years of paralegal experience with emphasis on broad spectrum litigation
  • Knowledge of Iowa and federal procedural rules
  • Knowledge of litigation support software
  • Knowledge of Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure regarding formatting and requirements for appeal briefs.
  • Knowledge of legal research tools and software such as Shepards and Checkcite, Lexis and/or Westlaw.
  • Knowledge of Iowa and Federal Court Electronic Filing Systems including EDMS, CM/ECF and Secretary of State.
We are a staffing firm dedicated to connecting talented candidates with outstanding companies. Midwest Professional Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. Join our team and reach your true potential!

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $30,000-$50,000