Nebraska Paralegal Association

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Bankruptcy Paralegal

Posted March 19, 2019

Koenig|Dunne, PC, LLO is seeking an experienced bankruptcy paralegal to join our highly engaged and energetic team. 1-2 years of bankruptcy paralegal experience preferred.

Tasks include:
- Support bankruptcy attorneys in the management of cases
- Preparation of legal documents
- Communication with clients

Email resume to ChristiL@koenigdunne.com.

Position available: Immediately
Position: Full Time
Benefits: Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability & Retirement
Pay: Information available upon request, we offer competitive wages.


Judicial Assistant to US Circuit Court Judge

Posted March 19, 2019

Full job description here: JudicialAssistant_032019.pdf


Certified Paralegal

Posted March 12, 2019

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for daily operational analysis of The Legal Processing Department. Acts as the operational expert and addresses operational issues to ensure they are resolved in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Essential Job Functions
• Handles escalated legal orders, researches state law, corresponds with law firms and collaborates with in-house counsel as it pertains to bank garnishments, levies and subpoenas.
• Administers all operation functions within the assigned organization. Ensures that all policies and procedures are adhered to as defined by bank standards and aligned with corporate goals and initiatives and comply with regulatory guidelines.
• Evaluates work flow procedures and implements changes to improve efficiencies. Ensures that all policies and procedures set by business unit are being followed.
• Analyzes and reviews internal and industry changes and recommends changes that may impact business needs.
• Partners with management and staff to work on planning, implementation of projects that support the operational function.
• Recommends changes in the coordination of budgets, resources and deliverables to ensure timely completion of projects.
• Works individually or with a team in recommending action, scheduling and planning projects, estimating cost and managing projects to completion.

Other Job Duties
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience
• Must be a Certified Paralegal.
• Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
• May have practical knowledge of project management.
• Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.


Paralegal - PromiseShip

Posted March 5, 2019

Click here to view the job posting: Paralegal.pdf


Tax Paralegal

Posted February 26, 2019

West Omaha tax, business and estate planning firm seeks experienced, self-motivated, well organized and detail oriented Tax Paralegal. Candidate will assist lawyers providing tax related legal services to businesses and individuals. This person will have the ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects, accurately and efficiently. Successful candidate needs to be comfortable with financial statements and spreadsheets, must be an excellent writer and proofreader and be proficient using MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; Adobe and Acrobat XPro. Pay commensurate with experience and skills. This is a full time position with benefits. Apply by emailing resume to info@vwattys.com.


First National Bank Paralegal

Posted February 26, 2019

Overview:

Provide support to the attorneys within the First Bankcard Legal department including drafting and reviewing contracts/amendments, legal research and writing, special projects and creating correspondence for internal and external uses.

Key Responsibilities:

Drafting and/or analyzing various types of contracts and amendments under supervision of department attorneys Conduct legal research and writing for department attorneys as assigned Analyze and communicate legal opinions Provide backup for administrative duties
Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies or equivalent work experience Experience with research and/or administrative experience within a law firm or corporate team Experience supporting a team (preferably a team of attorneys) Demonstrated experience and comfort with managing multiple projects of various complexities simultaneously Additional Qualifications:

Ability to investigate, research problems and present possible solutions Ability to prioritize and adjust work in response to business requests.

Interested candidates can email amelislong@fnni.com


Paralegal - Nebraska Medical Center

Posted February 21, 2019

Provide paralegal support to the legal department of Nebraska Medicine, an academic health system that includes two hospitals, a physician practice group, and multiple affiliated legal entities. Review, draft, and negotiate contracts and corporate legal documents. Evaluate transactions for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, including HIPAA, Stark Law, and Anti-kickback Statute. Perform research and analysis on a variety of corporate and healthcare legal matters. Translate legal concepts into guidance that is easy to understand and applicable to internal business units. Support attorneys with other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree OR Associates degree in Paralegal Studies OR Associates degree and Paralegal Certificate required.
• Minimum five years of paralegal experience in a law firm or in-house corporate legal department, to include performing legal research and reviewing and drafting contracts required.
• High ethical standards and integrity required.
• Driven self-starter able to work independently with minimal supervision while still demonstrating good judgment required.
• Meticulous attention to detail required.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and strong customer service mindset required.
• Ability to prioritize and manage a diverse and constantly changing workload in a fast-paced environment required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Health law experience preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Contact Mary L. Adams, Talent Acquisition Recruiter at 402-559-9654 or maadams@nebraskamed.com with any questions. Visit here to apply.


Corporate Paralegal - Koley Jessen - Omaha, NE

Posted February 19, 2019

Koley Jessen is a dynamic law firm powered by dynamic people. The firm is seeking a reliable, driven and experienced Paralegal to join our Corporate Department. This paralegal will be a key player on our business and transaction teams working with attorneys and clients to provide over the top service and achieve the best results or our clients.

Examples of duties and projects for this role include assisting with due diligence, investigations, coordinating transaction closings, organizing post-closing documentation, preparing minutes, resolutions and various other corporate documentation, and processing audit letters.

At Koley Jessen, we invest in each other. We are a team of passionate and dedicated professionals who guide and challenge each other to grow and achieve. Our collaborative culture drives our ability to solve complex and challenging client problems with imagination and determination. Our investment in one another drives our success and ensures that Koley Jessen will always be a great place to work. If you’ve been searching for a place like and are ready to invest in your future, contact us today.

Requirements:

1) A B.S. or B.A. degree; OR
2) a paralegal degree from an accredited paralegal program, paralegal certificate; OR
3) a minimum of three (3) years paralegal experience or prior legal experience in a position demonstrating an aptitude to perform the requirements of this position is required.

Other requirements include:

• Skill in the use of various computer software programs (Microsoft Office and Adobe document management software).
• Knowledge of legal terminology, legal forms, documents, practices and procedures.
• Skill in organization and critical thinking.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a professional, constructive and courteous manner.
• Ability to create documents using correct 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.

To apply, please visit our website at Koley Jessen.


Immigration Paralegal - Jackson Lewis - Omaha, NE

Posted February 15, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.

This position is located in Omaha, NE.

Job Summary (basic description): The immigration paralegal will prepare or file online all USCIS forms and draft supporting legal letters for all types of visas/applications/petitions.

Essential Functions
• Assisting and supporting attorney in the preparation and filing of immigration applications, including immigrant visa petitions, applications for permanent residency, naturalization applications, including PERMs, Preference Petitions and Adjustment of Status Applications.
• Prepare and provide appropriate questionnaires, forms and documents; provide instructions and assistance to clients for proper completion;
• Act as liaison between corporate clients, beneficiaries and attorneys;
• Address client case status inquiries, including steps in process remaining, processing times, and consular appointment issues;
• Prepare and compile DOL and CIS applications and supporting documents for filing;
• Conduct ongoing case tracking and management;
• Identify and resolve delays in process; and
• Organize, maintain and regularly review client files to make sure they are complete and up to date.

Qualifications/Skills Required
• 1 – 3 years of immigration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or similar position preferred
• Must be self-motivated, highly detail oriented and have a proactive work ethic
• Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage client relationships for high-volume clients and complex projects under short deadlines
• Proficiency with various technology platforms, including Office 2016, Document Management System, Internet Explorer, Nuance or Adobe PDF, Case Management System, Tracker, LawLogix or similar
• Communicate effectively in oral and written English
• Strong writing skills
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Initiative, team orientation and professionalism

Educational Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Paralegal Certificate a plus

Please direct resumes to: omaharecruiting@jacksonlewis.com.


Estate Planning Paralegal - Koley Jessen - Omaha, NE

Posted February 15, 2019

We are seeking a reliable, experienced Paralegal to join our Estate and Business Succession Planning Department. This employee prepares initial drafts of estate planning documents, including wills, trust agreements, correspondence and other required documents.

The employee will also provide assistance to Attorneys and Law Clerks with client-related issues, in addition to other job duties that may be assigned to meet business needs:

• Gather, analyze, reconcile, and document information on the value and title of estate assets, debts, and expenses.
• Conduct legal research including case law and statutes.
• Communicate with clients, advisors, trust officers, and court personnel.

Requirements:

A paralegal degree from an accredited paralegal program, paralegal certificate and/or a minimum of three (3) years paralegal experience or prior legal experience in a position demonstrating an aptitude to perform the requirements of this position is required.

Other requirements include:

• Skill in the use of various computer software programs (Microsoft Office and document management software).
• Knowledge of legal terminology, legal forms, documents, practices and procedures.
• Skill in organization and critical thinking.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a professional, constructive and courteous manner.
• 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.

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Legal Assistant/Secretary - Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson, Buettner & Stover, P.C., L.L.O. - Norfolk, NE

Posted February 10, 2019

Seeking full-time legal assistant/secretary for busy law practice. Clerical duties, including: file management, status hearings/deadlines, prepare letters and pleadings. Candidate must be able to multi-task, proofread and organize documents. Send resume to lawyers@norfolknelaw.com or to: Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson, Buettner & Stover, P.C., L.L.O., Attn: Kerrie, P.O. Box 888, Norfolk, NE 68702-0888.


Legal Secretary/Assistant - Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO - Omaha, NE

Posted February 10, 2019


Growing litigation firm is looking to add hard working, organized, detail-oriented member to our team. Candidates must have at least 2-3 years of experience working with trial attorney(s) and demonstrate their understanding and command of the required skills and competencies, including typing, dictation, filing, copying, scanning, answering phones, and efiling. High School/GED required. College degree preferred. Competitive salary, 401K and benefits.

Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO
619 N. 90 Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Send resumes to mharrington@woglaw.com. No phone calls please.


Family Law Paralegal

Posted December 10, 2018

Seeking full-time paralegal with experience handling family law matters (divorce, custody, paternity and modification cases) for a busy family attorney in West Omaha. Excellent pay and work environment. Email resume to nebraskadivorce@yahoo.com.


Paralegal

Posted December 10, 2018

Summary: Evans & Dixon is currently looking for a litigation paralegal for our Omaha office in Miracle Hills. This position works primarily in our Workers' Compensation practice. Job duties will be varied and include a full range of litigation support with some general office tasks. The candidate we’re looking for must be reliable, detail oriented, excel in a team environment but also be able to work independently in a busy and growing office.

Essential Qualifications:
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to contribute to a positive team atmosphere.
• Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
• Strong written and verbal and communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Keep cases organized by establishing and organizing files, monitoring calendars, tracking deadlines, inputting information into file database and case management software, confirming case status with attorney.
• Maintains attorney calendar, including recording and monitoring court appearance dates, depositions, pleading deadlines, discovery deadlines.
• Preparation of case and medical summaries.
• Draft legal documents, including pleadings, discovery documents, interrogatories and discovery responses.
• Assist with trial preparation including exhibits and trial binders.

Education/Experience:
Two or four year college or university program or certificate; or 2 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and general proficiency and ability to learn various software applications.
We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and vacation.

Send your resume to blamson@evans-dixon.com. You can also mail information to Evans & Dixon, LLC, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 11422 Miracle Hills Dr., Suite 400, Omaha, NE 68154, or fax it to 402-397-0807.


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.