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General Litigation Paralegal #9726

Midwest Professional Staffing Des Moines ,IA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

GENERAL LITIGATION PARALEGAL #9726

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.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

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