LEGAL ASSISTANT #9753

Posted: 02/02/2020

Legal Assistant #9753
 
Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
Pay: $21/hour
Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: West Des Moines, IA
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Answer calls for new cases/appointments
  • Draft responses to motions and discovery
  • File documents with state and federal courts
  • Oversee all phases of discovery, trial and post-trial procedures
  • Prepare and follow up on document requests
  • Document review and summary
  • Review of medical records, pharmacy records, invoices, payroll, tax returns and more
  • Prepare case summaries, pleadings, exhibits and schedule witnesses
  • Maintain calendar for attorneys
  • Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Paralegal certificate preferred - not required
  • Previous legal experience preferable in personal injury – not required
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience conducting legal research
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced environment
  • Dependable and people oriented
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