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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.


Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted August 2, 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 requirements 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 match, and the opportunity for professional development.

Please apply online at www.koleyjessen.com


Part-Time Paralegal, Flexible Hours

Posted August 2, 2018

Sole practitioner lawyer seeks paralegal or experienced secretary for part-time position at The Law Center located at 3814 Dodge Street. Assist the attorney in preparing for hearings and trials, provide excellent customer service to clients in all communications - electronic, telephone, or in person. Computer competence a must. Competitive salary and flexible schedule. Please send resume to deborah@denenberg.com


Labor & Employment Litigation Paralegal

Posted July 30, 2018

We are 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 Holms 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
Associate degree required; bachelors degree preferred.
Formal training for paralegal recommended.
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.
Paralegal certification from an American Bar Association approved program preferred.


Legal Assistant

Posted July 20, 2018

West Omaha business, tax, trusts and estates law firm seeking Legal Assistant 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 resumes to info@vwattys.com


Corporate Legal Assistant

Posted July 20, 2018

McGill, Gotsdiner, Workman & Lepp, P.C., L.L.O. has been serving commercial enterprises and individual clients in a broad range of civil practice areas since 1975. The keystones of our firm culture, integrity, expertise and compassion, form the foundation for our long-term client relationships and drive our work product. We strive to maximize the value of service our clients receive while ensuring high quality work. While we place particular emphasis on business clientele in the Midwest, our close affiliation with the LEGUS International Network of Law Firms allows us to effectively serve our clients' needs in jurisdictions throughout the United States and around the world. We are mid-sized firm located on 114th & Dodge in the First National Bank building. The firms practice areas are made up of approximately 50% corporate related work and 50% commercial litigation. Please visit our website www.mgwl.com for more information about the firm.

The firm is seeking a sophisticated corporate legal assistant who enjoys and has experience in general corporate work, mergers and acquisitions, banking, and real estate. Must be familiar with corporate formation, annual minutes, Secretary of State website and respective electronic filings. Experience in other areas of law helpful, but not necessary. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required; experience with Paperport and Sharefile helpful, but not essential. Strong knowledge of red-lining and working with multiple versions of documents in a document management system required. The firm is very technologically driven. Each legal assistant has two 27 monitors, their own printer and desktop scanner.

Requirements:

Post-secondary education (Associates or Bachelor's Degree in related field)
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, document management systems, electronic filing and Adobe Professional.
Must be a self-starter capable of managing a busy workload and working in a team oriented environment.
Must have high attention to detail, be quick-thinking and responsive, a consummate professional, even-keeled, and proactive.
We offer a family friendly, flexible work environment, competitive salary and generous benefit package including health, dental, life/LTD, voluntary benefits and 401(k). Highly competitive pay based on experience. Interested and qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Jennifer Colwell, Firm Administrator. jennifercolwell@mgwl.com or 402-825-1829.


Administrative Genius

Posted July 13, 2018

Insured Financial Services is a full-service Building Consulting Firm, providing Insurance Dispute Resolution Services, Expert Damage Assessments and Cost Estimating of damaged structures anywhere in the country.

We are excited to meet you! Let's see if we are the right fit for each other!

Administrative Genius:

We are looking for a dynamic individual that will thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment, ready to take ownership and put their experience and talent to use immediately. Ready to learn and use our state of the art Client and Information Management System in a fun and challenging small office environment. Willing to work directly with our staff, including the Owner, General Manager, Directors, Project Managers, Attorneys and with all of our clients and business partners. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications with benefits.

Skills - This job might be for you if:

You want to be an integral piece to an exciting and growing fast paced business that works with clients locally, regionally and around the country.

You enjoy solving problems, individually and as a part of our team. You love taking on difficult challenges and finding creative solutions. You dont get flustered easily. If you dont know the answer, youll dig until you find it.

You pay attention to the details. As far as youre concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused, and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.

You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you are equally comfortable communicating in person, in writing or on the phone.

You are motivated and driven. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked, whether it is your field of expertise or not.

You are going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

Requirements:

Highly-organized with ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced professional environment. Strong written and communication skills along with attention to detail. Extensive computer and database expertise. Punctual. Fun to work with!

Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Even Better if:
Associates Degree or higher
At least 5 years recent administrative/legal experience within a law firm or in the insurance industry.
Typing 65+ wpm.
Familiarity with state and federal judicial rules and procedures.
Litigation experience is a plus
Knowledge of both state and federal court systems/ agency rules.
Proficient in MS Office Suite and prior experience with a document management system is preferred
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate internally and externally.
Project/Case Management experience

Get all the details on the position and apply here.


Litigation Legal Assistant

Posted July 12, 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, experience with medical cases is a plus.
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


Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Posted July 11, 2018

Johnson Tabor & Johnson is looking to expand its team. We are a law firm practicing primarily in the areas of personal injury and workers compensation in Nebraska and Iowa. We are looking for candidates to help us provide excellent, courteous and prompt service to our clients. The job would include: answering the phone; communicating with clients, medical providers and opposing counsel; scheduling appointments; requesting medical records and bills; drafting correspondences; drafting medical record summaries and medical bill summaries; preparing discovery, exhibits and other documents. We are considering candidates looking for part-time or full-time employment. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Requirements:
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat
Effective communication skills
Detail-oriented
Organized
Self-motivated
Dependable and Reliable

Experience Required:
No previous experience in the legal field is necessary to apply.

Preferences (not required to apply):
At least one year of experience in the legal field, preferably in the areas of personal injury and/or workers compensation.
Experience working with medical records and medical bills.

Please submit resumes and cover letters to:
Adam Tabor atabor@johnsontabor.com


Legal Administrative Assistant - Estate Planning

Posted June 29, 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 requirements 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 match, and the opportunity for professional development.

Please apply online at: www.koleyjessen.com


Family Law Legal Assistant

Posted June 29, 2018

The ideal candidate for this family law firm will ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management and organization by providing services to clients under the supervision of an attorney. This individual will communicate frequently with the clients in order to keep them appraised of the status of their case. Additionally, this candidate will answer the phone, draft documents, bill clients with Tabs billing program, do filing, be proficient in Microsoft word and do all things attorney requests in order to aid the legal proceedings and office.

Responsibilities
Provide administrative support to lawyer
Handle communication with clients
Locate and develop case relevant information

QuaIifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Experience in legal assistance
Familiarity with law, legal procedures, and protocols

Please submit resumes to kathleenmschmidt@yahoo.com


Metropolitan Community College - Adjunct Instructor

Posted June 22, 2018

Microsoft Word for the Law Office.

This course is offered online or on campus, depending upon the quarter.

Qualifications require a bachelors degree and either (1) graduation from an ABA-approved paralegal program OR (2) certification as a paralegal (e.g. via the Certified Paralegal exam). Related experience (e.g. using Microsoft Word in a law office) is required. Teaching experience is helpful.

Apply online at https://www.mccneb.edu/About-MCC-Nebraska/Human-Resources/Working-at-MCC.aspx


Estate Planning, Real Estate and Probate Paralegal

Posted June 17, 2018

Rembolt Ludtke LLP was founded in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1970 with a goal of partnering with our clients to help them find the way to succeed. Today our group of 26 attorneys travel throughout the Great Plains to build relationships, counseling our clients in their communities.
This full-time position is located in our main office in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, between the Nebraska State Capitol and the Justice and Law Enforcement Center.
Summary of Responsibilities
Performs a variety of duties to assist attorneys to whom assigned with specific focus on the areas of Estate Planning, Real Estate and Probate. Maintains positive contact with clients and observes confidentiality of client matters. Organizes and maintains case files, pleadings and other documents and attorney notebooks. Summarizes articles, reports, witness statements and depositions. Keeps accurate time records.

Under the direct supervision of the Firms attorneys, a Paralegal performs substantive legal work that requires basic knowledge of the law and legal concepts. The Paralegal is required to recognize, evaluate, organize, analyze, and communicate relevant facts and legal concepts. The Paralegals duties vary and depend largely on the specific area of practice in which the Paralegal is engaged.

Key Responsibilities
Follows the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the state.
Manages the progression of client matters.
Communicates directly with clients, but does not provide legal advice.
Assists the attorney in client interviews and investigation.
Drafts client correspondence.
Reviews and analyzes matters to prepare matter evaluations and status reports to clients.
Drafts legal documents for attorney review, including, as applicable, entity documents, estate plans, court pleadings and filings, and submissions to state and federal agencies.
Attends, as applicable, depositions, hearings, trials, executions of wills, and real estate closings.
Utilizes computerized litigation techniques and software when applicable.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Paralegal degree or commensurate on the job experience to gain expertise needed to do substantive legal support work, preferably in the areas of Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business Transactions and Probate.
Knowledge of legal principles and practices at a level normally acquired through formal paralegal training or its equivalent.
Understanding of law firm client billing practices and procedures and ability to follow the same.
Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
Articulates understanding of logging appropriate billable hours. Is able to accurately capture billable hours and enter into Practice Master system at the end of each working day.
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow the instruction effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.
Professional Certifications and Credentials
Required to be Public Notary though the State of Nebraska
Paralegal Associate Degree or related certification preferred
We offer an excellent benefits package and salary is negotiable based on experience. Please visit our website at: http://.remboltlawfirm.com
Submit resume to: jsnyder@remboltlawfirm.com


Immigration Paralegal

Posted June 12, 2018

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 firms 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 and reports to the Office Administrator.

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
One - three years of immigration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or similar position
Must be self-motivated, creative, 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 2013 and LawLogix
Communicate effectively in oral and written English
Strong organizational and project management skills
Initiative, team orientation and professionalism

Educational Requirements
Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree preferred
Paralegal Certificate a plus

To apply please email resumes to: http://OmahaRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com/