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Legal Assistant

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

About Us:
Our seven lawyers represent only the injured worker in cases from throughout eastern Iowa. Our team is dedicated to providing top-tier professional legal representation to injured people. We work from newly remodeled offices in downtown Cedar Rapids. Each staff member has a private office with the up to date information technology needed for their work.

For more information about us, please visit www.rushnicholson.com.

Legal Assistant :
Office hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Job duties:
Legal assistants work under the supervision of attorneys practicing in workers’ compensation to prepare legal documents and routine correspondence, schedule hearings, prepare hearing exhibits, review and summarize medical records, speak to clients, and many other tasks in workers’ compensation litigation.

Skills needed:

A successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience in workers’ compensation litigation, demonstrable writing and organizational skills, and mastery of common Microsoft Office programs. Legal assistants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, advanced skills with office word processing software, familiarity with medical records and medical terminology, attention to detail and organization, and ability to multi-task.  Knowledge of workers’ compensation law and procedure is an advantage, but will train an exceptional applicant.

Benefits:
Benefits include available health insurance and flex pay programs, paid disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k) program, paid parking, and others.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates with serious interest should send their resumes to wnich@rushnicholson.com.

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Legal Assistant

Rush & Nicholson PLC

(.DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .RTF, .TXT, .ODT, .PAGES, .WPS up to 2MB)

Posted 02/04/18

Job ID: 35081569