Bradshaw Law

Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary Opening

Date Posted
April 12, 2022
Full Time

Job Details

Prominent Des Moines law firm is seeking specialized legal assistant to provide support to attorneys in the firm's Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning and Probate practice area. This individual will work under the supervision of one or more attorneys to provide support in assigned legal matters. The perfect candidate will -

Be experienced in the following areas:

  • Greet clients and perform initial screening
  • Produce, proofread and file various legal documents
  • Prepare and distribute invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses
  • Assist with recording billable hours
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by maintaining multiple agendas and providing timely reminders
  • Make and schedule appointments
  • Docket court deadlines
  • Transcription and dictation
  • Provide support to one or more attorneys
  • Attend client meetings as required


And excel in the following skills:

  • Effective communicator - written and oral
  • Active Listener
  • Highly organized
  • Solid time management skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology
  • Legal document management
  • Proven experience as a legal assistant


Educational Requirements: High School diploma, or equivalent.

Work Experience: 2+ years' legal support experience required; 2+ years' experience working with attorneys in the specific practice area highly preferred.

Contact Information

Peggy Ostrander at


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