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Full-Time Paralegal - Baird Holm LLP

Posted May 9, 2018

We are seeking a full-time paralegal with 2 or more years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department to assist and provide support to our Immigration and Litigation attorneys. The paralegal will primarily be involved with the preparation and submission of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, permanent resident applications, and U.S. citizenship applications, with an emphasis on labor certification applications. He/she will assist immigration attorneys in assessing immigration options for corporate clients, obtaining U.S. work authorization for foreign nationals, and maintaining valid visa status of clients’ foreign national populations.

Other duties include:

• preparing labor certification documents;
• overseeing labor certification recruitment process;
• preparing letters in support of visa petitions;
• maintaining correspondence with clients;
• collecting evidence and visa documentation from clients;
• conducting case audits;
• maintaining contact with government agencies;
• researching visa application procedures and requirements; and
• maintaining client databases with respect to approval and validity dates of visa petitions.

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, Director of Human Resources at llang@bairdholm.com.  Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration.  

No recruiters/agencies please. 


Paralegal - Litigation

Posted May 8, 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; and
• 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. 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 May 4, 2018

The Paralegal is responsible for supporting the legal and compliance activities of CLS Investments, LLC ("CLS") and its subsidiaries. The Paralegal provides assistance with routine aspects of legal and factual data compilation and analysis.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
LEGAL ASSISTANCE
• Assists with legal and compliance duties such as drafting various agreements, legal documents and correspondence
• Prepares drafts and/or reviews various agreements, contracts and other regulatory filings
• Performs clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, writing letters, coordinating the execution of legal documents, and making preparations for board meetings
• Assists with corporate governance, including preparation of materials and drafting minutes for CLS board and committees
• Reviews emails and phone calls for compliance issues dictated by internal standards; refers escalated issues to General Counsel
• Manages email recordkeeping, including incoming and outgoing correspondence
• Follows-up on legal issues that arise
• Supports other legal and compliance activities including, but not limited to, resolution and documentation of matters in accordance with CLS standards

DOCUMENT MAINTENANCE
• Assists with maintenance of legal documents and records in adherence with applicable recordkeeping laws and regulations and CLS’s policies and procedures (including filing and proper coding into CLS’s electronic record keeping system)
• Establishes, maintains and updates legal contracts and templates
• Maintains all legal document records

DUE DILIGENCE
• Performs internal investigations in conjunction with internal auditing and regulatory compliance professionals including performance of investigative research and identification, preservation and collection of documentary evidence
• Coordinates all information and data to facilitate due diligence process

LEGAL RESEARCH
• Conducts legal research and compiles data as requested under applicable laws, statutes and regulations
May perform other duties as required and assigned.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS & CONTACTS
• Daily contact with compliance and legal team to plan and prepare drafts of legal documents, meeting minutes, etc.
• Daily contact with internal associates while performing legal review of contracts and answering questions concerning legal and compliance issues

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment
• Ability to keep abreast of relevant regulatory, legislative and other industry developments
• Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities
• Ability to evaluate fact situations, identify possible legal or compliance issues, and work to resolve such issues
• Ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgments when making decisions
• Ability to conduct investigative due diligence as well as fraud and risk assessments
• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
• Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
• Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Effective written, listening and verbal communication skills
• Superior grammar, spelling, editing and proofreading skills
• Effective problem solving and organizational skills

EDUCATION:*
• Minimum of an Associate's degree with a paralegal emphasis or related field required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

EXPERIENCE:*
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working for a law firm or in a legal department required
• Prior experience working in a Corporate Law practice or Financial Services industry preferred
• Notary Public qualification a plus
*Equivalent education and experience will be considered

Please apply online: https://www.clsinvest.com/careers/?p=job%2FofMi7fwa


Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Posted May 4, 2018

Growing litigation firm seeks outgoing and industrious collaborator with at least 3 years of experience to join our team as a full time Legal Assistant. Candidates must have experience working with trial attorney(s) and demonstrate their understanding and command of the required skills and competencies. Competitive salary, health insurance, 401K, paid vacation and holidays. Send resumes and references to:

Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO
619 N. 90 Street
Omaha, NE 68114
mharrington@woglaw.com
No phone calls please.


Paralegal

Posted May 4, 2018

Watson & Carroll, P.C., L.L.O. is looking for a bright, personable, highly motivated paralegal or legal assistant with strong communication and organizational skills to assist attorneys in medical malpractice. Our ideal candidate will have a medical background and/or experience in medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, or personal injury. We prefer the Candidate to have experience working on Iowa cases. The Candidate must work well without supervision and enjoy interacting with clients. Watson & Carroll does have benefits available. Please send resume, cover letter, and references.

Essential Job Functions
• Prepare pleadings, discovery, subpoenas, and other litigation support documents.
• Prior to depositions prepare outlines and notebooks; and following deposition prepare summaries.
• Summarize expert opinions for written discovery.
• Investigate cases utilizing legal research services, social media, and other research tools. Maintain regular contact with clients, healthcare providers, defense counsel, expert witnesses, insurance companies, and court personnel.
• Assist in preparation of, and attend depositions, mediations, and trials.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
• Be self-directed, communicate, and collaborate with the Watson & Carroll team.
• Take initiative to move projects to conclusion.
• Display strong client service that is positive, caring, and compassionate.
• Able to organize cases both in paper and electronic form.
• Plan and prioritize caseload in an organized fashion.
• Take direction well.
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, case management software, electronic filing, LexisNexis, and other research tools.
• Handle other tasks as needed by the Watson & Carroll team.

Paralegal Education, Experience, and Certification
• Associate’s or equivalent required OR 3+ years of previous paralegal experience.
• Paralegal certification preferred.

Watson & Carroll is a smoke free environment.
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City Attorney's Office - City of Lincoln, NE

Posted May 4, 2018

The City of Lincoln Law Department seeks a responsible, self-starter to assume the Paralegal position in our Civil Division. This individual's primary responsibilities will include litigation case support in the areas of federal civil rights, worker’s compensation, tort, and collections; coordinate the collection of electronic data and interviewing witnesses; assist in the discovery process, monitor and track productions; create and coordinate trial notebooks and exhibits; and miscellaneous duties as required. This individual must have knowledge of the legal system; possess strong oral and written communication skills; exhibit organizational skills; use sound independent judgment based on knowledge gained through experience; and be an efficient project manager. Must have excellent computer skills in the use of MS Office applications; Adobe Acrobat; and other applicable software. Knowledge and experience in the use of iPro Eclipse SE, CaseMap, and/or other legal review and litigation support software products is desired. An associate’s degree in paralegal studies or related field plus at least four years of experience as a paralegal, legal secretary, or similar position in a litigation practice, or equivalent.

Salary Range: $49,491.52 - $61,811.36

Application for this position must be made through the City-County Employment Office at 555 South 10th St., Lincoln, NE 68508 by filing an electronic application and supplemental questionnaire. Apply electronically at: www.lincoln.ne.gov - keyword: jobs OR http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lincolnne/default.cfm#s

Applications must be submitted electronically by Friday, May 18, 2018.


Bilingual Paralegal - Civil & Criminal Law

Posted April 27, 2018

Jason Finch & Associates is looking for a competent paralegal. A paralegal who is not afraid to work without constant supervision. Candidate must be bilingual (Spanish/English). Candidate will be working in multiple areas of civil and criminal law. Candidate will be expected to interact with clients on a daily basis and will handle multiple files. Jason Finch & Associates offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. We also offer benefits such as individual health insurance, retirement, and a relaxed atmosphere.

To apply, please email your resume to Daniel Urbano: durbano@jasonfinchlaw.com


Bilingual Paralegal - Family Based Immigration

Posted April 27, 2018

Jason Finch & Associates is looking for a competent paralegal. A paralegal who is not afraid to work without constant supervision. Candidate must be bilingual (Spanish/English). Candidate will be working in the area of family based immigration and removal/deportation. Candidate will be expected to interact with clients on a daily basis and will handle multiple files. Jason Finch & Associates offers competitive salary commensurate with experience. We also offer benefits such as individual health insurance, retirement, and a relaxed atmosphere.

To apply, please email your resume to Daniel Urbano: durbano@jasonfinchlaw.com


Litigation Paralegal

Posted April 24, 2018

Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our growing law firm. Interested parties must have a bachelor’s degree or completed formal education in the legal field.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to handle strict deadlines and juggle multiple tasks with ease. Must also have a working knowledge of medical terminology and medical chronologies. Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision are required. Experience with MS Office products is required and a working knowledge of litigation support software a plus.
Lamson, Dugan & Murray was established on simple principles: hard work, integrity, and excellence in our practice. Today, our team includes more than 35 attorneys who remain committed to those principles. We continue to expand our litigation and corporate expertise, while providing the highest level of service to our clients.
We offer a full benefit package, a great location with free parking and professional environment. If you would like to be considered for this position, please send resume and salary requirements to: apply@ldmlaw.com

LDMLitigationParalegal.pdf


Litigation Paralegal

Posted April 19, 2018

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Perform legal and nonlegal research;
· Draft pleadings, motions, discovery, briefs, memoranda, and correspondence;
· Assist with case management, strategy, and progression;
· Assist attorneys with deposition preparation including preparing witness question outlines and compiling the necessary exhibits to be offered during the deposition;
· Assist with all aspects of the discovery phase including preparing discovery requests and discovery objections and responses, issuing all types of subpoenas, and coordinating depositions;
· Assist in the gathering, review, and production of documents during the discovery phase of litigation;
· Prepare for and attend client meetings, document productions, depositions, hearings and trials;
· Prepare summaries of depositions, documents and medical records;
· Assist in trial preparation by preparing trial and exhibit notebooks, preparing direct and cross examinations, and coordinating the necessary travel arrangements and various resource needs for trial;
· Assist at trial by outlining testimony, organizing exhibits and preparing witnesses; and
· Handle routine correspondence and maintain telephone contact with client.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education
· Bachelor’s degree from accredited paralegal/legal assistant program with five years of related litigation experience at a law firm or a corporate law department.

Apply to this position online:
Kutak Rock Careers


Legal & Compliance Administrative Assistant

Posted April 19, 2018

The Legal & Compliance Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the legal and compliance activities of Orion Advisor Services, LLC ("Orion"), a wholly owned subsidiary of NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC (“NorthStar”). The Legal & Compliance Administrative Assistant provides assistance with administrative and other routine aspects of legal matters handled by the Orion legal team.

BOOKS AND RECORDS MAINTENANCE
• Entry and maintenance of legal documents and records into NorthStar’s electronic recordkeeping system in adherence with applicable recordkeeping laws and regulations and NorthStar’s policies and procedures (including proper assignment of document metadata).
• Prepare and distribute monthly contracts reports to executive management.
• Ensure document metadata in NorthStar’s electronic recordkeeping system is accurate and up to date.
• Maintain accurate and current advertising records on behalf of Orion.

LEGAL & COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE
• Review contracts to determine appropriate terms to be reflected in the metadata assigned to documents within NorthStar’s electronic recordkeeping system.
• Review and approve communication and advertising materials for Orion for compliance with Orion policies and procedures, and in connection with applicable laws and regulations.
• Work with Orion’s marketing team to review the continued accuracy of marketing materials and propose changes as needed.
• Review emails and phone calls for legal and compliance issues as dictated by Orion’s policies and procedures; refer escalated issues to manager.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
• Performs other clerical and administrative duties as necessary to support the Orion legal team.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS & CONTACTS
• Daily contact with Orion legal team.
• Daily contact with internal associates while performing legal review of advertising materials, discussing contract status, and other legal issues.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Ability to understand legal terms commonly referenced in legal documents
• Ability to provide accurate data entry
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment
• Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities
• Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
• Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
• Effective written, listening and verbal communication skills
• Superior grammar, spelling, editing and proofreading skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

EDUCATION:*
• Minimum of an Associate’s degree with a paralegal emphasis or related field required
• Orion Series 65 certification must be obtained within 90 days of employment

EXPERIENCE:*
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working for a law firm or in a legal or compliance department required
• Financial services experience preferred
*Equivalent education and experience will be considered

Please apply online:
Orion Advisor Services, LLC Careers


Temporary Litigation Paralegal

Posted March 29, 2018

Omaha & Lincoln Law Firm is seeking a Temporary Litigation Paralegal who has worked in the area of Personal Injury, specifically Auto Accident cases. Prior litigation experience with at least 2-4 years is desired. Duties include: drafting and completing discovery, scheduling hearings and depositions, organize documents and coordinate document productions, conduct various facets of research, prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation, prepare for and attend depositions, draft and file necessary pleadings, court filings, act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies, prepare for and attend trials.

Salary is based on experience. Hours are 8:30 – 5:30, Monday thru Friday. The individual must have a willingness to work in a law firm with a vision for giving a “voice” to accident victims. If you are a confident person who is not afraid of challenges then our firm is what you are looking for, please reply with a cover letter and your resume. We have an office available in Omaha and/or Lincoln for this temporary position.

NOTE: This is a temporary position, approximately 4/10/18 – 5/30/18.

Required experience:

* Litigation experience: 2-4 years;
* Personal Injury Auto Accident Paralegal: 1-3 years;
* Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Applicants can submit their resumes to abbie@justiceyoudeserve.com and maribel@justiceyoudeserve.com


Litigation Paralegal

Posted March 29, 2018

The Litigation Paralegal position at Mutual of Omaha prepares, analyzes, and summarizes legal documentation, performs legal research, manages litigation dockets and provides assistance to contribute to the effective legal services for the companies.

This job posting is reflective of the Paralegal essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Sr. Paralegal and Paralegal Specialist levels have variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.

Essential Job Functions:

* Review and manage assigned litigation files by working directly with the in-house attorney, business units, outside and opposing counsel.
* Perform substantial work throughout the entire litigation lifecycle, including performing all elements of litigation case management, discovery, pre-trial and trial activities.
* Coordinate, gather and review documents and evidence in paper and electronic form, assist attorney with initial file review, make appropriate recommendations, and prepare responses to requests for admissions, interrogatories and requests for production of documents.
* Draft legal documents and correspondence such as petitions, settlement agreements, letters and memoranda.
* Coordinate, prepare for and assist the in-house attorney and outside counsel with witness preparation for depositions and trial.
* Utilize on-line legal research tools such as LEXIS to research and extract legal information, summarize and relay findings to the in-house attorney and outside counsel.
* Maintain the case management system throughout the litigation lifecycle.
* Provide legal support to the Law Operation and business units through the performance of special projects.
* This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
* This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Extensive knowledge of the American legal system, including federal and state court systems and legislative and administrative systems and substantive, procedural, public, private and civil law; the ability to identify sources of American law.
* Sound use of judgment; ability and initiative to work independently; solid decision-making skills.
* Effective human relation and oral and written communications skills.
* Attention to detail, time management planning and organizational skills and the ability to work under pressures of deadlines and established priorities. Uncompromising use of discretion and commitment to confidentiality.
* Excellent research and analytical skills.
* Excellent technical knowledge of computerized legal research systems, the Internet, word processing and spreadsheet software, legal software applications and programs and ability to operate a personal computer; ability to develop search strategies, report formats and extract pertinent information appropriately.
* Knowledge of Operation policies, practices, and procedures, knowledge of overall company structures.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor Degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA accredited Paralegal institute or Bachelor Degree with a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited Paralegal institute
* Minimum of 5 years experience as a paralegal.

Please apply for this position online: http://careers.mutualofomaha.com/cw/en-us/job/494390?lApplicationSubSourceID

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405, option 4.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Posted March 21, 2018

Small but busy general civil practice law firm with established client base seeks self-motivated, well-organized, and detail oriented Paralegal or Legal Assistant with at least 5 years of experience. Duties include typing, dictation, answering multi-line phone system, file maintenance, filing, scheduling hearings, meetings and depositions, preparing pleadings and discovery, e-file in-state and federal courts, scanning documents and otherwise supporting litigation attorneys. 40 hours per week. Qualified candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, be a team player and proficiency using MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Nebraska state and federal court electronic filing systems, Adobe Acrobat and Westlaw. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience. Please forward resume to: kfoster@petersonfosterlaw.com


Paralegal/Receptionist – 3/4 Time

Posted March 21, 2018

Paralegal and a Receptionist 3/4 Time position

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Omaha, NE

Non-smoker.

Skills required:

* Typing 60+ wpm
* Writing Skills (grammar, spelling, punctuation, proofreading, etc.)
* Ability to complete tasks as assigned in a timely manner
* Ability to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
* Meticulous attention to detail is an absolute necessity
* Prior law-office experience required
* You should be able to follow directions for proper completion of a task
* You need to be able to work independently while having the ability to meet deadlines without supervision
* You will need to be able stay within the guidelines and directions given
* You should be able to handle a file from opening to closing after proper training and guidance
* Should have VERY STRONG organizational skills, good work ethic and be reliable.
* Problem Solving Skills
* You should be a motivated self starter Have the ability to figure what needs to be done and do it within the guidelines established
* Phone etiquette
* Customer Service/Interpersonal Skills
* Communication Skills
* Ability to use a computer very efficiently
* Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
* Basic knowledge of business machines (copier, scanner, printer, etc.)
* Ability to multi-task

Duties include (but are not limited to):

* Organizing and preparing cases to file
* Creating documents from templates usually MAIL MERGE Documents
* Filing documents with the Court
* Mailing correspondence to necessary parties
* Clerical support for attorney

This is a busy law firm and we’re looking for someone who works well under pressure.

Compensation based upon experience, work ethic and productivity. You will need to be able to pass a background check. Past employment and references will be checked. Only qualified resumes please. Please send cover letter & resume jamatbjm@cox.net.

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