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Paralegal - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted February 24, 2021

Boutique Tax, Business, Trust and Estate Law Firm in West Omaha seeks experienced, self-motivated, well organized and detail oriented Paralegal. Candidate should have the ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects accurately and efficiently. Successful candidate needs to have minimum of 3 years paralegal experience and must be an excellent writer and proofreader. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with timekeeping software and general technology preferred. Pay commensurate with experience and skills. This is a full time position with benefits.

Benefits - Benefits include medical, dental and vision, health savings, 401K, long term disability insurance

To apply, please send resume to info@vwattys.com


Litigation Paralegal - Hilgers Graben PLLC

Posted February 15, 2021

Hilgers Graben PLLC is a nationwide litigation firm based in Lincoln, Nebraska. We were recently named one of the Inc. magazine’s fastest growing companies in the country. Our innovative firm is seeking a Litigation and Trademark Paralegal to help support our nationwide litigation practice.
We are looking for someone who fits our firm’s core values: no jerks, investing in building trusted professionals, having a culture of service, no fear, and thought leaders. You can find a description of our core values here: https://hilgersgraben.com/why-hg/.

Our preferred candidate can handle the following types of tasks:

• Collect, analyze, organize, and summarize documents, discovery, testimony, transcripts, and trial data for multiple attorneys and multiple cases
• Prepare pleadings, draft answers to discovery, and prepare documents for production
• Assist in preparing witnesses for depositions and trial
• Utilize a variety of software and on-line applications for discovery assistance and document production
• Obtain and organize trial exhibits (attend trial as necessary)

We are looking for someone with the following skills:

• Ability to demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills
• Previous experience with e-discovery (not required)
• 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 years of litigation and/or Trademark experience preferred (not required)


Email Resume to: shoracek@hilgersgraben.com


Litigation/Trial Paralegal - Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys

Posted February 11, 2021

Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys (www.inserra.com) is seeking an experienced Litigation/Trial Paralegal to join our team and help our clients get “Focused on Healing, Then Results.” IKS is a two-attorney firm with a support staff of eight other caring team members who solely represent Plaintiffs in Nebraska and Iowa injured by the negligence of other parties.

Job Description: This position involves working with one litigation attorney preparing filed lawsuits for potential jury trials. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10+ years experience in personal injury litigation and trial preparation work. Job duties including utilizing case management and document management software to maintain file organization, scheduling all litigation deadlines and court hearings, drafting and filing pleadings in state and federal courts in Nebraska and Iowa, answering written discovery, noticing depositions, issuing medical records subpoenas, and creating trial notebooks and medical record exhibits in preparation for trial.

Email resume to clkkelley@inserra.com

Position is immediately available and full-time
Benefits: 401K/Profit Sharing
Pay: Commensurate with experience, but IKS offers very competitive salary and a great vacation package with Friday afternoons off during the summer months


Paralegal - Koenig Dunne PC LLO

Posted February 9, 2021

Koenig|Dunne, PC, LLO is seeking an experienced family paralegal to join our highly engaged and energetic team. The ideal candidate will wholeheartedly engage in legal advocacy. The candidate should be able to work independently, take initiative, prioritize multiple case tasks, and meet deadlines. 1-2 years of family law paralegal experience preferred.

Tasks include:
- Support family law 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: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability & Retirement
Pay: Information available upon request, we offer competitive wages.

About Koenig|Dunne: People turn to Koenig|Dunne, PC, LLO when the future of their families is at stake. When life doesn’t go as planned, Koenig|Dunne is your guide through the complexities of the legal world. A recipient of the Better Business Bureau Integrity Award, the firm’s reputation for advocacy with excellence comes from over 35 years of stellar service in a fully supportive environment. Its primary practice areas include divorce, custody, and estate planning. For more information please visit www.koenigdune.com


Bilingual (English/Spanish) Intake Paralegal - Legal Aid of Nebraska

Posted February 9, 2021

Description
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The Intake Paralegal processes applications from potential low-income clients and makes decisions regarding eligibility for service using established guidelines through the use of software, and assists clients by gathering information and directing them to appropriate resources. The Intake Paralegal may convey to callers legal advice provided by an attorney.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Screens applicants to determine eligibility and potential conflicts of interest.

• Obtains case information from client to relay to attorney.

• Relays the legal facts and advice given by an attorney to the client, following up with written materials and careful documentation of all information.

• Maintains communications with other Legal Aid of Nebraska offices on eligible cases.

• Refers clients to other agencies when appropriate.

• Maintains paperwork, handbooks, copies, and various assigned projects.

• Maintains general office support and administration.

• Assists in implementing firm goal of expanding consumer, housing, and government benefits cases.

• Complies with all Legal Aid of Nebraska policies and procedures.

• Complies with all LSC regulations.

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
Required Experience:

• Zero to three years of experience making direct customer contact and customer service.

• Must demonstrate the ability to work with people in extremely distressing situations.

Required Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalent required.

• Some college or formal education in paralegal studies from an accredited institution is desirable.

KEY COMPETENCIES

• Communication skills: Verbal & Written (with Management, Co-workers, Clients, Vendors, Attorneys).

• Computer skills and data entry (Microsoft suite programs, Pika, LHN, Phone system, ).

• Bilingual Intake Paralegals must demonstrate the ability to conduct client interviews and relay legal advice in a language needed by Legal Aid of Nebraska clients while documenting the interview and advice in English.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Minimal hazards. General office working conditions and any hazards associated with travel.

Apply here:https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/30902


Paralegal (Health, Education & Law Project) - Legal Aid of Nebraska

Posted February 9, 2021

Description
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

To provide support to the attorneys by conducting client intakes and inputting client information, communicating with social workers and case managers from various contractual hospitals and clinics, responding to client inquiries, drafting court pleadings and other documents such as wills, powers of attorney and powers of attorney for health care, preparing correspondence and requesting medical records. Coordinating attorney site visit times and outreach schedules.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Communicate either orally or in writing with management, members of the firm, partners in statewide network, clients and the public.

• Applies computer skills and data entry, using firm systems such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Pika.

• Calls and screens referrals to determine eligibility and potential conflicts of interest.

• Relays the legal advice given by an attorney to the client, following up with correspondence when appropriate.

• Drafts, proofs and/or edits legal documents and correspondence for attorney review.

• Maintains general office support and administration.

• Occasionally meets with clients to assist in completing paperwork or on-line applications.

• Communicates with statewide firm members to coordinate assistance with outreach programs required by grants.

• Assist HELP staff attorneys with calendar management and site visit coordination.

• Communicates with social workers/case managers about legal referrals when necessary.

• Complies with policies, procedures and Mission Statement

• Complies with all LSC Regulations and record keeping in the handling of the cases.

• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
Desired Abilities & Qualifications

• Spanish speaking.

Required Abilities &Qualifications.

• Must demonstrate the ability to work with people in extremely distressing situations.

• Must demonstrate the ability to communicate with social workers/ case managers in a professional manner.

• Must possess organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.

• Must be detail oriented.

Required experience:

• One year or more experience with client/customer contact or service required.

• One year or more paralegal experience strongly preferred.

Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalent required.

• Some college or formal education in paralegal studies from an accredited institution is desirable but not required

Apply here:https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/447096


Manager, Estate and Legal Services - Moylan Kropp

Posted January 20, 2021

Moylan Kropp is a comprehensive financial planning firm dedicated to tailoring recommendations for each individual client. We work with a team of Certified Financial Planners TM, Certified Public Accountants, estate planning attorney, and insurance professionals.

We are currently seeking a candidate to join our team as Manager, Estate and Legal Services. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Sean Moylan at sean@mkrp.com by February 1, 2021.

Learn more about us at our website www.moylankropp.com.

FSLA Status: Exempt
Full-time

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This position serves to manage the legal activities of the firm specifically estate planning, probate and financial planning.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work closely with the Senior Partner of Estate and Legal Services to manage the firm’s legal and estate projects.

2. Assist with the maintenance of legal documents and records, such as estate plans, wills, governance documents, and small business filings and records.

3. Assist in the preparation of drafting legal documents and legal correspondence.

4. Draft and send letters, memos and other communications to clients, internal partners, external vendors and entities.

5. Conduct periodic research, build reports and presentations.

6. Assist with the maintenance and organization of the legal team calendar and project management software.

7. Manage the filing and proper coding of legal documents and correspondence into electronic record keeping and client relationship management systems.

8. Build relationships with current and potential clients by providing exceptional customer service.

9. Assist with special projects as requested including helping execute the organization’s client events.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist with general correspondence to clients including serving at the front desk, answering phones, mail distribution and other duties as requested.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:
All expenditures require approval of managing partner.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed should be representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and related work experience
Minimum of an associate degree in with a paralegal emphasis required, a Bachelor’s or Professional degree is desired. Minimum of 3 years of experience working for a financial services company, law firm or in a legal department required.

Overall compensation will reflect education and industry experience.

Certifications, Licenses, Designations
None required

Other Skills and Qualifications
1. Prior experience in financial services preferred.

2. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to shifting and competing priorities.

4. Superior grammar, spelling, editing, and proofreading skills.

5. Ability to understand legal terms commonly referenced in legal documents.

6. Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

7. Ability to create, compose, and edit written material.

8. Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail.

9. Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment.

10. Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities.

11. Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

12. Effective written, listening, and verbal communication skills.

13. Effective problem solving and organizational skills.

14. Professional demeanor and appearance with outstanding customer service skills.

Physical and Office Demands
1. Position requires the ability to sit in one place for long periods of time.

2. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds may be required with UPS, Fed X and other deliveries.

3. Ability to work from the office required. This is not a work from home position.

Compensation
The position provides a competitive salary, yearly bonus, paid vacation, parental leave, 401k, 401k benefit matching, disability, health and life insurance. Compensation is based upon education level achieved and years of experience in the industry.


Legal Administrative Assistant Positions

Family Office Accounting Coordinator - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted February 24, 2021

Client facing position handling and/or supervising bookkeeping, accountings, inventories, and tax returns. Minimum associate degree in accounting. Background in trusts and estates helpful. Excellent communication skills a must. Three years minimum experience in bookkeeping and accounting or trust and estate accounting.

Vandenack Weaver core values include: People; Excellence; Service; Community; Innovation; Wellness; Accountability; Industry Forefront; Diversity; Integrity. The right candidate will exhibit characteristics reflective of VW core values, which allow us to provide the type of care and service to our clients that truly make an impact. VW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that is commensurate with experience and demonstrated skill set.

To apply, please send resume to info@vwattys.com