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Palmer Group is partnering with a local Des Moines law firm in their search for an experienced Civil Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team. If you have experience assisting attorneys and working with civil litigation law and are in search of the next step in your career, this might be the role for you. Connect with us today to learn more about this exciting opportunity! 


  • Transcribe, prepare, and edit correspondence with clients and legal documents
  • Process state and federal court filings in a timely manner through the electronic filing system
  • Manage attorney and company calendars to ensure all deadlines are noted and met. Enter and review time on behalf of assigned attorneys
  • Coordinate depositions of  multiple parties, including scheduling court reporters, managing appointments, and organizing meetings
  • Copy and organize documents for external use 
  • Coordinate travel with airlines, hotels, and rental cars
  • Creating and maintaining client matter lists


  • 3 + years of civil litigation experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong attention to detail and experience proofreading, formatting, and managing documents
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and complete tasks for 2-3 attorneys

Work Model: 

  • On-Site
  • Monday – Friday 
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM or 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM  

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Shelby Mensen at (515) 225-7000 or email Shelby at 

Ref: JOB-45134

Shelby Mensen

Senior Recruiter

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $55,000 - $70,000 per Year