Nebraska Paralegal Association

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Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted September 24, 2018

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP, a long-standing and deep-rooted full-service business law firm, is seeking a paralegal in the area of insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, and general litigation

Position Responsibilities:
*Prepare draft and final documents
*Coordinate discovery and trial documents
*Summarize depositions
*Assist with all aspects of trial preparation
*Experience in reviewing and summarizing medical and billing records highly desired

Other Qualifications:
*Excellent writing and communication skills
*Handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks with great detail
*Professionalism in dealing with clients
*Ability to work with minimal supervision

Please submit your cover letter and resume to ljackson@akclaw.com or by mail to Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP, 8712 West Dodge Road, Suite 300, Omaha, NE 68114


Litigation Paralegal

Posted September 21, 2018

We are seeking a driven, hardworking, tech savvy, highly organized, Litigation Paralegal to join our litigation team.

This employee will provide high-level support to attorneys with all aspects of case management in both the state and federal courts. Case management tasks include: electronic case filing and research; discovery management including e-discovery; deposition and trial witness preparation; in-court trial management; preparation of complaints and answers and written discovery; legal research; and collections (e.g., recording judgments, executions and garnishments, searching assets) and also involves the following duties:

• Learning and using litigation related software;
• Client and witness meetings and communications;
• Drafts correspondence;
• Review, summarize and production of documents;
• Prepares outlines, exhibit lists, and notebooks for depositions and trial;
• Assists with all aspects of trial preparation and at trial.

Requirements:
A paralegal degree from an accredited paralegal program, paralegal certificate or Bachelor’s Degree is required. Other preferred skills include:

• Ability and willingness to master various computer software programs (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Nextpoint, Trial Director, NetDocuments and other litigation support applications);
• Knowledge of legal terminology, forms, documents, practices and procedures;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Resourcefulness and ability to work independently;
• Excellent organization; ability to prioritize work and handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks;
• Attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solve;
• Ability to confidently and effectively interact with clients, witnesses, attorneys and other employees in a team environment, maintaining confidentiality and using discretion and tact.

Our firm offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, including 401(k) with firm contribution, and the opportunity for professional development.

Please apply online at www.koleyjessen.com


Litigation Legal Assistant

Posted September 18, 2018

Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP is seeking a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant. The position will work mainly with medical malpractice defense and insurance defense. We are located at 10250 Regency Center, Suite 300 in Omaha.

Position Responsibilities:
• Prepare draft and final documents.
• Organizing discovery and trial data.
• Summarizing depositions and preparing trial notebooks.
• Manage individual client files.
• Input of attorney and legal assistant time into TABS for billing.
• Maintain client files in Worldox, document management system.
• Position requires transcription skills.

Qualifications:
• Prior litigation experience desired.
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required.
• Ability to function effectively in fast paced environment.

If interested, please email your resume to rtodd@pheblaw.com

You can also see more about our firm at www.pheblaw.com


Legal Administrative Assistant - Estate Planning

Posted September 18, 2018

We are seeking a reliable, experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team. This employee provides day-to-day administrative and clerical support for attorneys, law clerks and paralegals. The work requires an ability to critically assess and anticipate attorney needs in serving clients and managing workloads; and involves the following job duties, in addition to others that may be assigned to meet business needs:

• Create and edit legal documents by transcribing dictation or following written or verbal directions.
• Maintain efficient and organized electronic files.
• Assist in preparing legal documents, charts, graphs, exhibits and other case documentation.
• Docket court dates and deadlines
• Reviews and releases attorney time into Elite 3E Time Capture for invoicing.
• Assist in coordinating client meetings.
• Files documents electronically with the courts.
• Manage attorney calendar including scheduling appointments

A minimum of three years of responsible, relevant secretarial work in a legal setting is required. Other skills preferred include:

• Experience with estate planning and post death administration a plus, but not required.
• Skill in the use of various computer software programs (Microsoft Office required and document management software NetDocuments experience is preferred).
• Knowledge of legal terminology, legal forms, documents, practices and procedures.
• Skill in organization and critical thinking.
• Ability to create documents using correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; review legal documents to identify inaccuracies or omissions; pay attention to detail in all work and see work through to its logical conclusion.
• Ability to confidently and effectively interact with clients, attorneys and other employees in a team environment, maintaining confidentiality and using discretion and tact.

Our firm offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including 401(k) with firm contribution, and the opportunity for professional development.

Please apply online at www.koleyjessen.com


Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted September 18, 2018

We are seeking a reliable, experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to join our employment & immigration team. This employee provides day-to-day administrative and clerical support for attorneys, law clerks and paralegals. The work requires an ability to critically assess and anticipate attorney needs in serving clients and managing workloads; and involves the following job duties, in addition to others that may be assigned to meet business needs:

• Create and edit legal documents by following written or verbal directions.
• Maintain efficient and organized electronic files.
• Prepare petition packets for filing with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services & other entities.
• Reviews and releases attorney time into Elite 3E Time Capture for invoicing.
• Assist in coordinating client meetings.

A minimum of three years of responsible, relevant secretarial work in a legal setting is required. Other preferred skills include:

• Skill in the use of various computer software programs (Microsoft Office & Adobe Acrobat required and document management software NetDocuments experience is preferred).
• Knowledge of legal terminology, legal forms, documents, practices and procedures.
• Skill in organization and critical thinking.
• Ability to create documents using correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; review legal documents to identify inaccuracies or omissions; pay attention to detail in all work and see work through to its logical conclusion.
• Ability to confidently and effectively interact with clients, attorneys and other employees in a team environment, maintaining confidentiality and using discretion and tact.
• Ability to communicate in Spanish & English (both verbally & in writing) preferred.

Our firm offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including 401(k) with firm contribution, and the opportunity for professional development.

Please apply online at www.koleyjessen.com


Litigation Paralegal

Posted September 12, 2018

Labor & Employment Litigation Paralegal

Baird Holm is seeking a full-time Litigation Paralegal to assist and provide support to our Labor & Employment attorneys. Your primary responsibilities as a Paralegal will be to provide high level support to attorneys and trial teams with all aspects of case management which includes supporting litigation cases (state and federal) and arbitrations ranging from single-plaintiff actions to large, multi-plaintiff class actions; cite checking and Bluebooking briefs and memos; electronic case filing and PACER research; discovery management including e-discovery and deposition preparation; maintenance of electronic case files; and other litigation-related duties as required. Our ideal candidate will have at least three years of specific labor and employment litigation experience including issuing state and federal court subpoenas.

As the oldest and largest locally based law firm in Omaha, Nebraska, Baird Holm LLP is annually recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the region. Our people are the defining factor that sets our firm apart from others. We believe that collaboration, diversity, and passion for the law bring our clients world-class solutions to real-world challenges. Since 1873, Baird Holm has constantly evolved to meet the changing needs of our clients we represent leading and emerging companies, and take pride in offering a diverse, collaborative team of attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants who are committed to professional excellence in a collegial environment.

Baird Holm's commitment to attracting, retaining, and promoting a diverse work force is not only integral to the legal work of the Firm, but also to serving the interests of a wide-ranging client base.
If you're interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity you can submit a resume, along with a cover letter, in full confidence to Lyndsay Lang, Baird Holm Manager of Human Resources at llang@bairdholm.com. Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration.

No recruiters/agencies please.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Performs legal research; searches court records for filings; may perform civil or criminal background checks.
2. Drafts correspondence, pleadings and motions for review by assigned attorney.
3. Prepares discovery requests; prepares outlines and notebooks for and summarizes depositions; prepares and tracks subpoenas.
4. Contacts and interviews witnesses and potential witnesses.
5. Reviews and analyzes document evidence.
6. Files documents with various courts.
7. Organizes and coordinates files, both physical and electronic.
8. Creates and maintains databases for litigation or other practice support.
9. Communicates and meets with clients to accomplish specific tasks.
10. Performs duties as required by practice area assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1. Must be resourceful and able to work independently and yet communicate freely with attorneys and support staff in practice area.
2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; command of grammar, spelling and sentence structure.
3. Proficiency in applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and other legal support applications used in the practice.
4. Must be organized and able to prioritize work.
5. Positive customer service orientation.
6. Attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solve.
7. Professional appearance and demeanor in order to represent the firm professionally at all times whether in person or dealing with clients on the phone.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
1. Associate degree required; bachelor's degree preferred.
2. Formal training for paralegal recommended.
3. Minimum three years' paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department which includes progressive responsibility in managing litigation matters, as well as Federal Court Litigation experience.
4. Paralegal certification from an American Bar Association approved program preferred.


Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted August 31, 2018

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is seeking an individual for a Legal Administrative Assistant position. Responsibilities include:
· Formatting, proof-reading, and transcribing correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other documents;
· Utilizing advanced features in Microsoft products and other programs to ensure efficiency;
· Assisting clients, answering phones, and handling mail, email, and calendar inquiries;
· Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines; and
· Serving as an alternate assistant and alternate receptionist as needed.

Successful candidates have:
· The ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft products and other software;
· The ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form;
· Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities;
· Three - five years of experience as a legal assistant preferred; and
· Associates Degree in legal studies preferred.

Fraser Stryker provides challenging and rewarding work opportunities in a pleasant and professional environment. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, profit sharing and paid parking.
Send resumes to: applicants@fraserstryker.com


Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Posted August 23, 2018

Immediate opening for full time legal secretary/paralegal for AV-rated law firm in West Omaha, Nebraska. Duties include transcribing documents from dictation, assisting attorneys in scheduling, meeting deadlines and trial preparation. Qualified candidates must have strong word processing and organizational skills and be detail-oriented. Familiarity with legal terminology very helpful. Knowledge of WordPerfect and E-Filing in Federal and State Courts preferred but not required. Previous office or law firm experience preferred but not required. Wages commensurate with experience.

Submit resume to: msmckeever@greatadvocates.com


Paralegal/Legal Secretary

Posted August 17, 2018

Family law attorney, Steve Stroh, is adding a part-time paralegal/legal secretary position. Ideal candidate should have experience in handling divorce, custody and modification cases, have excellent typing skills and be ready to communicate with clients. Flexible hours and schedule with competitive pay. Send resume to nebraskadivorce@yahoo.com or contact Steve directly:

Bianco Stroh, LLC
2426 S. 179th Street
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 933-2477
email: nebraskadivorce@yahoo.com
website: attorneystroh.com


Paralegal

Posted August 17, 2018

Vandenack Weaver LLC, a West Omaha business, tax, trusts and estates law firm seeking Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience. The qualified individual will be a team player but able to work independently. Experience with entity maintenance and trusts and estates helpful. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic and technology driven environment. Must also have excellent communication, organization, time management skills. This position offers a competitive salary, benefits and a positive work environment. Send resume to info@vwattys.com


Legal Assistant

Posted August 17, 2018

Vandenack Weaver LLC, a West Omaha law firm, is seeking a part time Legal Assistant. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of Quickbooks, tax programs, and use of spreadsheets. Successful candidate must be able to follow directions and processes, be articulate, assertive, and be able to multi-task while maintaining great attention to detail.

Prefer three years experience and must be able to work in a fast paced environment. We are looking for someone that is articulate, assertive, and can multi-task while maintaining great attention to detail. Send resume to info@vwattys.com


Litigation Paralegal

Posted August 7, 2018

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is seeking an individual for a Litigation Paralegal. Litigation Paralegals work under the direction and supervision of an assigned attorney and:
• Collect, analyze, organize, and summarize documents, medical records, discovery, testimony, transcripts, and trial data for multiple attorneys and multiple cases;
• Prepare pleadings, draft and answer interrogatories, and respond to requests to produce documents;
• Assist in locating and preparing witnesses for trial;
• Utilize a variety of software and on-line applications to assist with discovery and organizing, summarizing, and producing documents; and
• Obtain and organize trial exhibits, attend trial if necessary.

Successful candidates have:
• Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies or an Associate’s Degree and a Paralegal Certificate,
• Ability to demonstrate effective analytical and organizational skills, experience with e-discovery a plus.
• Ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form,
• Ability to work with a variety of team members including attorneys and other staff,
• Three to five years of litigation experience preferred.

Fraser Stryker provides challenging and rewarding work opportunities in a pleasant and professional environment. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, profit sharing and paid parking.

Send your resume to: applicants@fraserstryker.com.

You can also mail information to:
Fraser Stryker PC LLO
Attn: Human Resources Manager
500 Energy Plaza
409 South 17th Street
Omaha, NE 68102.


Paralegal

Posted August 7, 2018

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP, a long-standing and deep-rooted full-service business law firm, is seeking a paralegal in the area of insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, and general litigation

Position Responsibilities:
*Prepare draft and final documents
*Coordinate discovery and trial documents
*Summarize depositions
*Assist with all aspects of trial preparation
*Experience in reviewing and summarizing medical and billing records highly desired

Other Qualifications:
*Excellent writing and communication skills
*Handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks with great detail
*Professionalism in dealing with clients
*Ability to work with minimal supervision

Please submit your cover letter and resume to ljackson@akclaw.com

Or by mail to:
Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP
8712 West Dodge Road, Suite 300
Omaha, NE 68114.