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Paralegal / Legal Assistant

We are seeking an experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant. The ideal person not only understands how important it is to have a career worth having and a life worth living, but they inspire others around them to do so, as well. They value family, then business. They are trustworthy, work with integrity, and do the right thing. This individual knows reputation and respect are fundamental. They always tell the truth, are professional, educated, and intelligent. This person is a top performer, able to focus on service, productivity, and profitability.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal or legal assistant to join our growing legal team. In this position, you will help lawyers by investigating facts, researching laws and regulations, and preparing and maintaining legal documents. Organizational skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are a must.

The ideal candidate should be positive, confident, and passionate. Being organized and prepared is just as important as being able to stay calm when last minute situations arise. This person should be highly relational, dynamic, collaborative, motivated as well as have a sense of humor. This Paralegal/Legal Assistant understands the importance of being respectful, detail oriented, responsible and driven.


ABOUT THE JOB (RESPONSIBILITIES)

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Full Time ƒ?? Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc.)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices
  • Assist attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Interview witnesses and help prepare them for hearings/trial
  • Assist with case settlements


SPECIFICATIONS

Required

  • High School Diploma
  • 1 year of previous paralegal/legal assistant experience
  • Drafting Skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Positivity
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Preferred

  • Some college experience, including an Associate or Bachelorsƒ?? degree
  • Paralegal certification or degree
  • 3 years’ previous paralegal/legal assistant experience
  • Previous experience with legal database software


WHY WORK FOR GOOSMANN LAW?

Leadership Says:

  • Worth it! Strong commitment to mission and values
  • Founded in 2009, Goosmann Law is Growing an average of 20-30% a year
  • The brand and Firm are known and respected
  • The legal service provided to our clients is excellent
  • It is within family friendly communities (Sioux City, Sioux Falls, Omaha)
  • Goosmann Law strives to make a difference in the communities in which we work and live
  • The culture is well-regarded and fun
  • Thereƒ??s opportunity for growth
  • Strengths-based
  • Goal oriented
  • Innovative & creative

The Team Says:

  • The employees care for one another
  • The people and culture are genuine
  • Culture of excellence and fun
  • The Firm is family oriented
  • The Firm is flexible
  • The Firm is a team
  • Employees take ownership and pride in their work
  • Thereƒ??s a passion for the brand
  • New challenges every day
  • Interesting work
  • The Firm invests in employees and promotes from within
  • Employees are respected

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at www.GoosmannLaw.com, or contact JaNay Rose @ 712-226-4000. All inquiries will remain confidential.

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