Job Details

Appellate Paralegal

Company name

Iowa Judicial Branch

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 41163 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Des Moines, IA
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - Appellate
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Appellate Paralegal The candidate will manage dockets and reviews filings made in the appellate courts, prepares letters, memoranda and legal documents for use by the court and the legal counsel in the appellate court clerk's office, assists in the preparation of trial court files for use during the appellate process; reviews briefs, appendices and other filed documents for appellate rules compliance, jurisdictional concerns and proper filing requirements, assists litigants and counsel with issues regarding the appellate process, assists in the preparation of motions for submission to the court, assists internal legal counsel with the screening of appellate cases, assists in the preparation of motions for submission to the court, assists with administrative duties of the courts with the tracking and filing of judicial reports and administrative orders of the supreme court and court administration, and performs other duties as assigned by the clerk. High School diploma or GED, 2 years of post high school education, and legal assistant or paralegal certification is required. Should have 1 year of experience as a paralegal/legal assistant. Experience in civil, criminal and juvenile work is preferred. Deadline: June 29, 2018.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, paralegal certification, references and a writing sample.

Company info

Donna Humpal
Iowa Judicial Branch
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

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