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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.


Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted October 31, 2018

Downtown Firm with free parking! Great benefits and hours!

•Formatting, proofreading 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
•Serving as an alternate assistant and alternate receptionist

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
• Associates Degree in legal studies preferred

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Legal Assistant/Discovery Clerk

Posted October 31, 2018

We are seeking a well-qualified, punctual, conscientious experienced legal secretary to assist a reputable law office near downtown Omaha. Individual must possess excellent typing, telephone, communication, grammar and computer skills. Candidates must be self-motivated, able to prepare discovery packets/responses, motions/subpoenas, jury instructions, arbitration packets, assist with scheduling/calendaring, correspondence, client contact, follow through on assignments, and other duties as needed.

This position could be flexible part-time or fulltime hours. Work with a close-knit team of seasoned professionals.

$18/hour

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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

West is connecting people and ideas.
We are delivering on their potential.
We are improving the way we work and live.

At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network – based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.

We connect. We deliver. We are West.

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Litigation Paralegal

Posted October 3, 2018

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is seeking an individual for a Litigation Paralegal position. 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.
*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.


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