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Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Atwood Holsten Brown Deaver & Spier (Lincoln Office)

Posted September 23, 2020

Atwood, Holsten, Brown, Deaver & Spier has earned a noteworthy record of success representing clients in workers’ compensation, personal injury, railroad, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. We also provide counsel for family law, real estate and estate planning matters. We are seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our team in Lincoln to provide general support and case management of a partner’s defense and plaintiff workers’ compensation and personal injury litigation caseload. Great work environment and competitive benefits, including paid health insurance, generous vacation, sick and personal days, potential for bonuses paid annually based on performance, life insurance.

Responsibilities include:
 Drafting legal documents including discovery, motions, pleadings, records subpoenas.
 Organizing and maintaining case files.
 Verbally communicating with clients, attorneys, medical providers, and insurance carriers.
 Maintaining and managing partner calendar and schedule.
 Meeting with clients.
 Preparing cases for hearings.
 Preparing Excel spreadsheets for wage calculations, exhibit lists, witness lists, and medical bill itemizations.
 Drafting correspondence to clients, attorneys, medical providers and insurance carriers.
 Gathering and analyzing documentation including medical records, bills, & wage information.
 Summarizing medical records and deposition transcripts.
 Billing Defense clients.
 Supervising additional team members.

Successful candidates:
Have a strong work ethic, are able to work well in a fast-paced environment, are reliable, have great personal skills, can manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, meet deadlines, have exceptional communication and written skills, and are highly organized.

Skills/Experience:
 1+ years of previous law firm experience highly preferred. Background in workers’ compensation and/or personal injury law very helpful.
 Proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe required.
 Knowledge of medical terminology or medical background preferred, but not required.

Résumés can be sent to Cassidy at cgillespie@atwoodlawyers.com


Bankruptcy Legal Assistant - John Rouse Law Firm

Posted September 21, 2020

John Rouse Attorney at Law
1023 Lincoln Mall Ste #101
Lincoln, NE 68506
jdrfirm@gmail.com

Please email resumes to jdrfirm@gmail.com


Paralegal Specialist / Attorney Advisor (Gen) - U.S Small Business Administration

Posted September 15, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration has an urgent need for Paralegals/Attorneys to review and close SBA Disaster Loans. Real Estate experience is a plus. Individuals waiting on bar results may apply. Attorneys must present a current bar card but may be licensed in any state.

The jobs are full-time but temporary (2 to 6 months), and many of them can be done virtually. We have expedited the hiring process to bring qualified people on board ASAP.

Please apply below

Paralegal Specialist
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/570155500
GS-0950-09/11; Full time (Temp)
Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing Disbursement Center (PDC); Fort Worth, TX;
Open to United States Citizens

Attorney Advisor (Gen)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563879200
(Supersedes previous announcement, EXC-20-057-PDC-10755112, to amend duty location)
GS-0301-09/11; Full time (Temp)
Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA); Processing and Disbursement Center (PDC); Duty Station Negotiable.
Open to United States Citizens


Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Strigenz & Hitz Law Firm

Posted August 27, 2020

Our small, friendly, relaxed and collaborative office seeks a legal assistant/paralegal to join our team.

The perfect candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong customer service mindset and be able to successfully undertake and complete projects, tasks and daily duties with limited supervision. You independently prioritize and manage a diverse and constantly changing workload with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Responsibilities include:
- interacting with clients and professionals in a competent and kind manner
- drafting, proof-reading, and filing court documents
- managing and monitoring case progression
- acquiring and maintaining Clients’ medical bills and records
- shared office management and clerical duties.

This is a flexible position which can be full or part-time for the right candidate.

Required Qualifications: Bachelors’ degree OR Associates degree in Paralegal Studies OR Associates degree and Paralegal Certificate OR equivalent combination of experience and education. Proof of educational background and experience is required. Must also have references. Pay commensurate with experience and skills.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to: mandy@nebjustice.com


Creditor Rights Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Walentine O’Toole, LLP

Posted August 26, 2020

Creditor Rights Paralegal/Legal Assistant position available: Walentine O’Toole, LLP is seeking a full-time paralegal/legal assistant for its foreclosure and bankruptcy areas in our Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa offices. The candidate must be detail-oriented, organized, a good communicator, and a self-starter. He or she must have the ability to work independently with some supervision in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and multi-task. Banking, foreclosure/bankruptcy and/or creditor experience is strongly desired, as is post-high school education/degree. Some administrative work is involved. Client contact and debtor contact will be necessary, and a willingness to learn and adapt is crucial. Experience with Microsoft Office products is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Full benefits are provided. Please send your resume, salary requirements, and references to Camille Hawk at chawk@walentineotoole.com for consideration.


Paralegal - Nebraska Medicine

Posted August 20, 2020

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift: First Shift (United States of America)

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we’re here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

• Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement.
• Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
• Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American’s top employers and the best employer in Nebraska.

This Paralegal will provide paralegal support and some limited administrative support for the Deputy General Counsel & Director of Legal Services and assist other attorneys on the team on occasion. This Paralegal will work on a wide range of projects covering a variety of legal subjects with significant responsibility in the areas of litigation (including interacting with outside counsel), real estate, risk management, healthcare, and patient issues.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree OR Associates degree in Paralegal Studies OR Associates degree and Paralegal Certificate OR equivalent combination of experience and education (one year of experience equals one year of education) 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.

Working at Nebraska Medicine means you're committing to meaningful, impactful work that will elevate the success of your fellow colleagues and will help our patients and their families feel comfortable, confident and cared for.

About Us

Nebraska Medicine includes two hospitals, the state's largest and highest rated Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue, along with more than 40 clinics. Working together, we can make greater advancements in quality health care while delivering exceptional patient care. We do this through relentless research, education and a shared desire to impact more lives.
Our team members, regardless of service area or department, work together to solve challenges, identify opportunities and elevate the Nebraska Medicine experience for both their colleagues and our patients.

Apply at https://nebraskamed.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NM/job/Omaha-NE/Paralegal_REQ-798


Executive Assistant/Chief of Staff - Lincoln, NE

Posted August 10, 2020

Company Information:
• Our client is rapidly growing financial services company with a cross-disciplinary leadership team and group of companies in insurance, technology and investments.
• They operate a modern technology-enable, insurance holding company to advance the insurance value chain through life and annuity products that allow reduced costs and increased customer service.
• Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska with 27 employees.

Benefits and Features:
• This role could evolve to a Chief of Staff position immediately or eventually
• Pre-IPO Positioned Company and Entrepreneurial Culture
• Tremendous Learning Opportunities for those Hungry to Grow
• Cash Bonus and Stock Options Incentives

Your Role with the Company:
The Executive Assistant role will be responsible for the following:
• Maintain calendar, coordinating meetings and travel for senior leadership
• Coordinate Quarterly Board Meetings and Shareholder Annual Meeting
• Maintain Corporate Structure and all Organizational documents
• Manage the Front Desk Receptionist and be available for support/relief
• Communicate with various State Departments of Insurance & third-party shareholder records management
• Support/Maintain fillings in domestic & foreign licenses, State & Federal forms with appropriate agencies, assist in SEC filings, etc.
• Assist with on-going business projects

This role will daily support the Senior Executive in Lincoln, NE and is not remote. Our client is looking for someone who is detailed & almost a perfectionist, professional, relationally savvy, able to multi-task but calm under pressure, flexible &adaptable, an excellent communicator, and a problem solver.

Community Information:
Lincoln has 275,000+ residents, the second largest city in Nebraska and the state capitol. It is home to the University of Nebraska and the city’s third largest employer. Lincoln is part of the greater Midwest Silicon Prairie with a growing tech scene. It is ranked No. 4 on Forbes' list of Best Places for Business & Careers and No. 2 on SmartAsset’s Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance. Lincoln has an extensive park system with 130+ parks and 248 miles of connected trails.

Background Profile:
• 8 years minimum of executive assistant and/or paralegal experience
• Background or familiarity with Insurance Industry and SEC filings - a Plus
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Salary $60-90k
Annual cash bonus (2-20%) + stock options (Both are discretionary)

Please contact Chris for further details at 816-859-5821 or chris@findthelions.com


Business Manager - Nebraska Supreme Court

Posted August 6, 2020

The Attorney Services Division of the Nebraska Supreme Court is accepting application for a full time Business Manager to oversee attorney compliance with Continuing Legal Education and Licensure requirements. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the management of programs that track and provide continuing education to attorneys and monitor licensure requirements to practice law. Performs, conducts and supervises the business affairs of those programs and coordinates the business functions and associated work units of the program. Business functions/activities of the program include some fiscal management in accounting for revenue. At this level, fiscal management is performed in a contributory role to other positions that are charged with the leadership role for the Division. Performs related work as assigned.

Job duties: Oversees computer based programs that track attorney compliance with licensure rules and Mandatory Continuing education functions and associated processes and operations for the Judicial Branch Attorney Services Division. Trouble shoots user issues in filing on-line reports. Develops and implements program administrative service monitoring and evaluation systems to determine operational effectiveness and discover any problems or potential problems. Establishes and maintains proper reporting systems for tracking revenue and compliance with Court rules, policies/procedures. Uses distance learning platform to design courses for attorneys from content developed by experts. May prepare monthly/quarterly reports, ensures accuracy of records and compliance of transactions with established policies/procedures. Examines data on documents to ensure the information is accurate and complete. Approves vendor courses that qualify for CLE credit.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of computer programs tracking data. Ability to run data base systems and to troubleshoot issues within database operations. Ability to: organize and present facts and opinions to exchange information and ideas and to promote division needs, plans, and objectives; conduct research activities; summarize technical data and conclusions into reports; analyze data and draw conclusions; learn agency programs, functions, policies, procedures, processes, communications channels, and objectives related to assigned responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively; establish positive working relationships with all contacts; maintain accurate records; identify and resolve administrative and transactional problems; maintain confidentiality of stored information read, understand, interpret and apply rules/regulations, policies/procedures and other work directives; prepare various budget/financial/administrative reports using computer software applications (such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Enterprise Business Manager, Power BI etc.).

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or other related field and one year business-related experience; related work experience may be substituted for the Bachelor?s degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in paralegal studies or computer science. Course design experience using Articulate or other on-line design programs.

Please visit https://statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska's Veterans Preference Laws.


Legal Administrative Assistant Positions

Litigation Legal Assistant - Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP

Posted September 17, 2020

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 desire
Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required
Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment

If interested, please email your resume to rtodd@pheblaw.com

You can also read more about our firm at www.pheblaw.com


Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary – Lustgarten & Roberts, P.C., L.L.O. Omaha, NE

Posted September 11, 2020

Lustgarten & Roberts is hiring a Legal Secretary to help in preparing legal documents, correspondence, briefs, and email communications. Applicant must have proficiency in computer software, particularly MS Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat. This position requires self-initiative, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time management to comply with deadlines, ability to multitask, and the ability to work with people.

Position Responsibilities:
*Prepare draft and final documents
*Assist with all aspects of trial exhibit preparation
*Experience in Family Law and Collections pleadings desired

Other Qualifications:
*Handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks with great detail
*Professionalism in dealing with clients
*Ability to work with minimal supervision

Please email resumes and your contact information to Justin Roberts at jroberts@lrattorneys.com


Legal Administrative Assistant – Hausmann Construction - Lincoln Office

Posted August 13, 2020

Hausmann has steadily matured into one of the region’s premier commercial general contracting, construction management, and design build firms. Our team is seeking an organized and reliable person who is driven to help with the day-to-day operations of a busy legal department, while working effectively as a part of a dynamic team.

The Legal Administrative Assistant will support the Hausmann Legal Department by providing a full range of detail-oriented administrative support, including preparing, editing and proofreading documents and correspondence, coordinating the flow of information between colleagues and clientele, collecting and retrieving information to address legal matters, and providing clerical support with scheduling, filing, maintaining records, and monitoring deadlines.

The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, along with strong problem-solving skills, accuracy, judgment and the ability to adapt and thrive in a deadline-driven environment through professional and courteous communication 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 submit a resume to careers@hausmannconstruction.com.


Legal Secretary - City Attorney’s Office – Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted August 11, 2020

The City Attorney’s Office has an opening for a highly responsible Legal Secretary in the Civil Division Primary responsibilities include preparation of legal documents for City Council, Planning Commission, legal holds, litigation case management, and document generation. Applicant must have advanced proficiency in computer software, particularly MS Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro, including case management systems and integration of the use of technology to streamline and efficiently perform their responsibilities. This position requires self-initiative, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time management to comply with deadlines, ability to coordinate projects and processes, strong oral/written communication skills, and the ability to work with people.

Applications must be made electronically through the Human Resources Department for the City of Lincoln. The deadline is August 21 2020.

www.lincoln.ne.gov
Keyword: jobs

OR

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lincolnne/default.cfm#s