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Legal Analyst - Woodmen Life

Posted December 4, 2018

WoodmenLife is seeking a full time Legal Analyst to assist in-house counsel in conducting legal research, audits, case investigations, litigation/arbitration case management, legal document preparation/review, complaint resolutions, regulatory compliance and other matters as needed. The Legal Analyst will also assist associates with general legal questions, review basic legal documents and act as a liaison between employees, Sales associates, customers and in-house counsel.

Visit our website, This is Woodmen Life to learn more about WoodmenLife, our benefits and to see a full job description or click here to apply online.


Contract Administrator – Lincoln Office

Posted November 29, 2018

Hausmann has steadily matured into one of the region’s premier commercial general contracting, construction management, and design build firms. Our team is seeking a professional and reliable person who is driven to help with the day-to-day operations of a busy office environment.

The Contract Administrator will support the Project Management team from the beginning of a project by assisting with the preparation of contracts and related documents, along with compliance tracking and proper project documentation from all project participants. General knowledge of construction related contract and insurance policies is preferred, along with experience with Sage software. Problem-solving skills, attention to detail, along with professional and courteous communication skills and a team attitude will all be sought in a successful applicant.

An exciting opportunity with Hausmann awaits the right candidate. This is a busy, high-volume and friendly environment that will suit a hardworking person with the desire to grow in a company with an award-winning culture. Benefits include a competitive wage, comprehensive and competitive benefits package, an energetic work environment and opportunities for advancement.

To apply, please send a resume to careers@hausmannconstruction.com.


Legal Assistant

Posted November 9, 2018

Downtown Lincoln law firm is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant with experience working with medical records. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. This position is responsible for file management, maintaining case files, preparing legal documents. Candidate must have excellent organization skills and be capable of multi-tasking. Accuracy and attention to detail are required. Candidates must have experience using, Microsoft Office and Adobe.

Please email a cover letter and resume to jdyer@perrylawfirm.com.


Litigation Paralegal

Posted October 29, 2018

Wolfe, Snowden, Hurd, Luers & Ahl, a downtown Lincoln, Nebraska law firm, is seeking a full-time Litigation Paralegal with at least two (2) years of current litigation experience. This position is responsible for providing paralegal support to attorneys in complex litigation case file management, including independent performance of routine legal research; maintaining case files; preparing legal documents for filing; preparing and serving subpoenas and discovery requests; receiving, reviewing, documenting and summarizing discovery responses including, but not limited to, medical records, employment records, social media and personal history; summarizing depositions of plaintiffs, defendants, expert witnesses and witnesses; maintaining meticulous time records following the latest rules and guidelines; and communicating with clients, experts and witnesses in a professional and courteous manner. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401K profit sharing, paid sick leave and vacation, and paid parking. Salary DOE.

Email resume, cover letter and references to lschmidt@wolfesnowden.com.


Estate Planning Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted October 29, 2018

Legal Administrative Assistant – Estate Planning

Koley Jessen is 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


Paralegal

Posted October 15, 2018

West Corporation’s legal department is looking to add a Paralegal to add to our team in Omaha! Key responsibilities include:

*Performing a variety of paralegal functions in support of the legal department with an emphasis on corporate governance and subsidiary management (domestic and international)
*Coordinate the execution process for corporate documents, including receipt, execution, filing, retention and overall document management.
*Ensure records are maintained and updated on a continuous basis.

Applicants for this job will be expected to meet the following minimum qualifications:

Education
*Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, paralegal study, or related field required
*Bachelor's degree in business administration, paralegal study, or related field preferred
*Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements
*Paralegal certification from an accredited college or university preferred

Experience

*Minimum of 3 years’ experience performing paralegal, contract, or administrative support duties required, preferably in a law firm or legal department.
*Completion of additional undergraduate course work beyond an Associate's Degree may be substituted for 1 or 2 year of paralegal experience

Other

*Intermediate knowledge of Word and Excel required

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