Litigation Paralegal

RSH Legal

WHO WE ARE:
RSH Legal, P.C., is a Cedar Rapids law firm that dedicates itself to getting justice and fairness for Iowans injured by motor vehicle collisions, workplace accidents, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. We pride ourselves on offering experienced representation with integrity and compassion. We work hard to provide our clients with highly personalized legal service.

WHAT WE NEED:
Full-time Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Description:
Our firm seeks a full-time Litigation legal assistant/paralegal to assist with all aspects of pre- and post-filing casework.

Traits necessary for your success with our firm:

  • Must enjoy working with others; we function as a team
  • Must be able to also work independently managing your caseload and the required tasks
  • Able to function under pressure and within internal and agency-ordered deadlines
  • Able to manage a full workload in an organized and detailed manner accessible to others working on files
  • Will need to be responsive to attorneys and unexpected tasks as they arise

Skills that you will use on a regular basis:

  • Document drafting
  • Proofreading
  • Telephone communications with judicial bodies, clients, lien holders, insurance adjusters, opposing counsel/assistants, and medical providers
  • Conferences with clients
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Organizing documents
  • Prioritizing your own task list and processing the work related to the same in order to keep cases moving quickly and efficiently
  • MS Office programs, particularly Word
  • Trial, mediation, deposition, and hearing preparation

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Employer-paid health insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Paid parking
  • Paid YMCA membership
  • Efficient, comfortable office with the tools you need to complete your work
  • Office hours are M-F, 8:30am to 5:00pm, with a 1-hour lunch, but we also require some additional time, particularly when preparing for hearings and mediations

HOW TO APPLY:

We view this position as a vocation, and we value our clients greatly; they deserve the best. You do not need to be a certified paralegal to secure this employment; other exceptional experiences may warrant your hire. If you are interested in applying for this full-time legal assistant/paralegal position, please compose a letter answering these six questions:

  1. Based upon the information above, why do you think this job would be a good fit for you?
  2. What experience do you have managing a heavy workload, and what techniques did you use to manage that workload?
  3. What experience do you have that would prepare you for meeting deadlines and prioritizing your workload without continuous oversight?
  4. What experience do you have working with emotional and demanding clients/customers?
  5. Do you have an experience working in the Iowa legal system? If so, please describe it. If you do not, please explain why your experience warrants employment as a civil litigation paralegal?
  6. What are your salary or other requirements?

Please mail or email a letter answering the above questions and a copy of your resume by clicking apply now! 

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RSH Legal

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425 Second Street SE, Suite 1140 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52401-1818

Job ID: 73884

Posted 18 days ago

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