Employment Opportunities

Legal Assistant, Part-Time

Schwartz Law is growing! We are now hiring for a part-time Legal Assistant. This position will be based out of our Coeur d'Alene office on Government Way. Duties include supporting our paralegal and attorneys by answering the phone, assisting with maintaining paper files, processing incoming documents, e-filing documents, sending client correspondence, and other administrative tasks.  This position will start at 24 hours per week, and we are looking to fill it immediately. Experience preferred, but we are willing to train. Pay DOE.

What you need:

  • Ability to adapt well to change

  • Excellent computer skills - specifically, working knowledge of  Word and  Acrobat

  • Consistently demonstrate a sense of responsibility

  • Ability to take direction and follow internal procedures

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Discretion in handling confidential information in a professional and ethical manner

  • Ability to work closely within our tight-knit office family

  • Compassion and patience for clients from diverse backgrounds dealing with difficult circumstances

  • A sense of humor

  • Legal experience preferred but not necessary

What we offer:

  • Hands-on training and real experience in a high-volume criminal defense office   

  • Traditional daytime schedule with weekends and major holidays off

  • Flexibility - while we require a consistent schedule from week to week, we are flexible about days (we are open to you working 3 longer shifts or 5 shorter ones)

  • Opportunity for growth

  • No medical or retirement benefits at this time, but the possibility for retirement benefits in the future

About us:
We are a small law office in North Idaho primarily serving clients in Kootenai and Shoshone counties. We focus mostly on criminal defense, with an emphasis on serving indigent clients as appointed counsel (public defenders). We also handle cases falling under the Child Protective Act.

 

Application deadline is October 14, 2021. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to courtney@cdaschwartz.com.