Workers Compensation Legal Assistant/Paralegal

RSH Legal   Cedar Rapids, IA   Full-time     Legal
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Posted on October 29, 2020

Our firm seeks a full-time Workers’ Compensation legal assistant/paralegal to assist with all aspects of pre- and post-filing casework. We represent people, not companies, as we only represent injured workers.

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 the Workers’ Compensation Agency, 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
  • 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

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.


RSH Legal

Cedar Rapids , IA