Office Assistant

RSH Legal   Cedar Rapids, IA   Full-time
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Who we are:

RSH Legal is a Cedar Rapids law firm that dedicates itself to getting justice and fairness for Iowans who have injury, disability, or employment claims. Our firm represents individuals, not companies. We pride ourselves on offering experienced representation with integrity and compassion. We provide our clients with highly personalized legal service.

 

Our law firm handles a wide variety of cases and legal issues related to bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home injuries, brain injuries, and wrongful death.

The office assistant will work primarily with the office manager as well as other staff, including attorneys.  

We encourage interested candidates to read about law firm on our website: https://www.fightingforfairness.com/cases-we-handle/

The office assistant will assist the office manager with various duties, including:

  • Assisting with answering the phones, which includes new client intakes
  • Opening new files for all attorneys and case types in the office
  • Working with clients to gather and organize key information and documents
  • Corresponding with third parties, including insurance companies and others
  • Closing case files and maintaining organized closed case file documentation
  • Ordering supplies for the office
  • Other duties as they arise and generally supporting the law office’s needs

We are a highly collaborative office and, like all of our positions, this is an in-person position.

Qualifications:

We do not require prior experience or any specific degree or certificate. Instead, we believe that employees who succeed at our firm demonstrate the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work in a collaborative, team environment;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to function a high volume of case law firm
  • A proactive and thoughtful approach to problem-solving and a commitment to continuously learn, adapt, and embrace new challenges
  • Excellent technological skills. Our firm uses a cloud-based case management system and we maintain both digital and paper files. We seek candidates who are or can become proficient in:
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook (calendar and email)
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional
    • Cloud-based file management and data entry
    • Electronic court filing systems
    • Zoom and other videoconference platforms

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience;
  • Employer-paid health, dental and vision;
  • Employer-paid retirement;
  • Paid parking downtown;
  • YMCA membership;
  • A career where you are truly making a difference in the lives of people who need help
  • The opportunity to work with skilled and supportive colleagues
  • A first-class office environment committed to providing quality technology and resources
  • Office hours are M-F, 8:30am to 5:00pm, with a 1-hour lunch; occasionally, but rarely, some additional time may be required

 

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please compose a letter addressing the following questions:

  • What excites you about this career opportunity?
  • What experience do you have working in a role that requires managing a long-term project or assignment from initiation to completion?
  • What personal or professional challenge or growth are you proud about?
  • What are your salary requirements?

Please email a cover letter and a copy of your resume by clicking apply now!

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RSH Legal

Cedar Rapids, IA