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Full-time Litigation Paralegal - Gross Welch Marks Clare, PC, LLO

Posted May 25, 2022

Seeking a bright, positive, team-oriented individual with a friendly demeanor to join our well-established firm.

Prefer experience in personal injury law and property damage cases. Priority will be given to candidates with a degree in paralegal studies and/or paralegal certification. Must be a self-starter capable of managing a busy case load, have strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.

JOB DUTIES: Perform multiple legal functions which require exercise of independent judgment and application of legal knowledge with oversight by an attorney. Perform directed and self-initiated research using variety of sources. Subpoena medical records, organize, prepare medical record timelines & summaries for attorney and clients, medical bills summaries, and prepare trial notebooks. Responsibilities also include preparation of discovery responses (answers to interrogatories, responses to request for production and responses to requests for admissions); litigation case organization and preparation; fact finding (including interviewing witnesses); coordination of arrangements for depositions and other duties as assigned.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401(k), dental insurance, group disability insurance and covered parking.

Qualified candidates may email resume to dmaxell@gwmclaw.com


Paralegal – Burnett Wilson Law, LLP

Posted April 20, 2022

Burnett Wilson Law, LLP is seeking a full-time Paralegal to immediately join our growing firm located at 17525 Arbor Street, Omaha, Ne. The Paralegal will support several attorneys representing individuals, families, and business owners in the areas of estate and trust administration, family law, litigation, and bitcoin/cryptocurrency. The paralegal position requires a highly motivated, experienced candidate who can complete projects with a high degree of detail, efficiency, and professional excellence in a collegial environment.

Essential Duties /Responsibilities
• Preparing needed documents through researching, drafting, formatting, and proof-reading related correspondence
• Organizing, and maintaining client files (physical and electronic) and deadlines
• Scheduling and coordinating attorney meetings
• Communicating and meeting with clients and others
• Assisting attorneys as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience as paralegal
• Ability to demonstrate effective written/verbal communication and organizational skills
• Ability to work with multiple team members confidently and respectfully, including attorneys and other staff
• Ability to prioritize in a multi-tasking environment with accountability
• Ability to utilize critical thinking and exercise initiative
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications

Education and Experience preferences
• Law firm experience
• Career Certificate, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or related field of study

Benefits
• Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
• Benefit package included; waiting period may apply

Send resume to sue@burnettwilsonlaw.com


Paralegal - Milan Laser Hair Removal

Posted April 13, 2022

Why Milan Laser Hair Removal?

When you’re an ambitious professional you want to work with the best. Milan is currently the premier laser hair removal provider with plans to rapidly expand throughout the nation.

Because it’s fun and progressive. We’re not like other companies where you’re just a number. We are seeking independent thinkers who can add true value to our team.

Because, benefits. Milan will take care of you with paid vacation, 401k, full health, dental and vision. Oh and free laser hair removal. You won’t find that at other corporate gigs.

Because, growing is good. We’re always expanding, improving and looking for people ready for a challenge. Our team members learn the business from the inside-out and as our business grows, the opportunities abound.

Position Summary:

Milan Laser is seeking an experienced leasing paralegal to assist in rapid growth and expansion of clinics across the United States. This person will deliver 5-star results by providing excellent work product in fast-paced, consumer-oriented, retail environment.

Status: Full-time, salaried

Location: Omaha, NE

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Works with the General Counsel and partners closely C-Suite stakeholders
• Executes contract review
• Owns contract management and contract compliance
• Tracks and executes entity formation and corporate governance
• Tracks and manages compliance
• Manages insurance portfolio
• Secondarily, prepares, reviews, edits and negotiates with opposing parties on leases, lease amendments and other leasing documents, including due diligence lease review for acquisitions, and routinely make recommendations in negotiations
• Consult with and advise operations, marketing, finance, expansion, tech, and other in-house personnel with respect to the interpretation and enforcement of contracts and corporate governance issues
• Provide great partnership with all stakeholders
• Draft, review, edit and negotiate commission agreements, consents, letters of credit, and other legal document
• Participate in negotiating, processing, and tracking renewals and expirations of, leases and associated documents
• Assist with management and revision of leasing forms. Other document preparation and duties as assigned.
• Develop professional relationships with resources both within the Company and outside of the Company

To be considered for this opportunity candidates must meet the following requirements:

• Minimum 1-3 years related leasing paralegal experience with an in-house legal department, or law firm, preferably working on commercial contracts, leases, and entity management.
• Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-certified program a plus
• Willingness to learn and venture into other areas of law outside of leasing and real estate is a plus!
• Extremely strong PC skills with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, DocuSign, and Outlook), as well as the ability to learn and use proprietary computer systems and databases.
• Experience working with SalesForce, DocuSign, contract management platforms, document management systems and standard videoconferencing applications is desirable
• Experience with D365 contract management Preferred
• Extremely well organized, and able to communicate and partner effectively with internal team members and customers
• Must be professional, detail-oriented, proactive and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Superior written and verbal communication skills required
• Must be an independent, self-directed, organized and diligent worker, and able to work with minimal supervision
• Must have outstanding social skills, be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities
• Able to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple detailed tasks simultaneously, prioritize appropriately and delegate to resources available to include high volume of lease negotiation and closures. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Must be able to anticipate problems and issues and exercise independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and take action in solving problems while knowing when and to whom to escalate issues

You may apply here: Milan Laser Paralegal Application


Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Smith Slusky

Posted March 30, 2022

Smith, Slusky, Pohren & Rogers, LLP is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to immediately join our medium-sized firm located at the Blackstone Bldg. at 35th and Farnam. This is a full-time position. Experience in collections is helpful. Experience in family law, real estate and or evictions would match the job requirements. The qualified candidate should have past legal experience and/or have completed a paralegal program at an accredited educational institution. Experience in the field can count as education qualification. This position involves the support of two attorneys and requires an organized, highly motivated candidate who can complete projects independently and efficiently in a timely fashion. Qualified candidates should have experience in legal websites, Microsoft (Word, Excel, and Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat. Main responsibilities include preparing correspondence, filing, photocopying, scanning, keeping calendar for attorney, maintaining physical files and electronic files, e-filing, scheduling court dates, fielding client telephone calls, drafting legal documents including pleadings, interrogatories and requests for production, and various other duties as assigned.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Audrey Van Ackeren at avanackeren@smithslusky.com.

The firm does offer Health benefits starting in 90 days with 50% paid by firm, vacation accrued from first day.

Benefit Conditions:
• Waiting period may apply
• Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely
• No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


Baird Holm - Estates and Trusts Paralegal

Posted March 28, 2022

Baird Holm LLP is seeking a full time Estates and Trusts Paralegal to join our top-notch Wealth Management section. Our wealth management attorneys represent individuals, families, business owners, and fiduciaries in all phases of estate planning, estate and trust administration, succession planning, ownership transition, and trust and estate litigation. This position will offer you an opportunity to show your multi-tasking skills while working with a team and working individually with minimum supervision.

As a Firm, we are constantly evolving to continue to provide world-class, exceptional support to our internal and external clients, which requires a high degree of detail and excellent communication skills. In return, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, FREE covered parking, relaxed business attire, casual Fridays, and flexibility for work/life balance.

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 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administration of Estates and Trusts
• Meeting and communicating with clients, beneficiaries, and others.
• Preparing court documents to open, administer, and close a probate estate.
• Marshalling, organizing, and analyzing asset information.
• Coordinating with appraisers, accountants, and other allied advisors.
• Maintaining financial records of estates and trusts and preparing accountings.
• Preparing documentation needed to transfer/liquidate assets, including securities, real estate, and motor vehicles.
• Organizing and maintaining client files and calendars for estate and trust administration tasks.

Tax return preparation
• Preparing of federal estate gift tax returns.
• Preparing federal estate tax returns.
• Preparing forms for Nebraska and Iowa inheritance tax determinations and payment.

Miscellaneous
• Assisting attorneys with real estate and entity transfer matters.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. A minimum of 4 years of experience as a transactional paralegal.
2. Strong verbal and written communication skills
3. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including MS Excel
4. Must be a proactive self-starter with high level of attention to detail.
5. Must be a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERENCES:
1. Bachelor's or associate's degree and/or certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal education program
2. Certification from a national paralegal association preferred.
3. Estate and trust administration experience preferred.
4. Law firm experience preferred.
5. Familiarity with probate processes and rules, estate and gift tax laws a regulations preferred.
6. Experience with tax return preparation software preferred.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
• Health Insurance
• Health Savings Account
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Paid Time Off
• Holiday Pay
• Free Covered Parking
• 401(k)
• Profit Sharing Plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• Life Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Parental Leave
• Employee Referral Program

To Apply, please use this link: https://bairdholm.isolvedhire.com/jobs/555410-192042.html


Full Time Legal Paralegal/Assistant - McGinn Law Firm

Posted March 8, 2022

IMMEDIATE OPENING

McGinn Law Firm is seeking a full time legal paralegal/assistant for a litigation emphasis position. Please submit a cover letter and resume with relevant education and/or work history and salary requirements.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Applicant must be detail oriented and possess excellent grammar and proofreading skills. Duties to include client communication, composing drafts of pleadings, maintaining calendars, electronically file pleadings, managing e-discovery and indexing documents. Additionally, with attorney supervision, you will organize pleadings, exhibits, and appendices for filings, and assist attorneys in all steps of trial or hearing preparation.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Experienced
Professional communication skills: verbal, written, business correspondence, electronic
Self-motivated and must take initiative
Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word and Outlook
High school diploma
Positive work attitude and the desire to grow within the business environment
Contingent upon favorable professional references and criminal background investigation

HOURS –37.50 hours per week, Mon-Fri. Benefits available. Salary commensurate with experience. High School diploma, with some post-secondary education or paralegal study preferred, but not required.


Full-time Litigation Paralegal - Gross Welch Marks Clare, PC, LLO

Posted March 4, 2022

Seeking a bright, positive, team-oriented individual with a friendly demeanor to join our well-established firm.

Minimum 2 years’ experience in personal injury law, worker’s compensation and/or medical malpractice. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in paralegal studies and/or paralegal certification. Must be a self-starter capable of managing a busy case load, have strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.

JOB DUTIES: Perform complex legal duties which require exercise of independent judgment and application of legal knowledge with oversight by an attorney. Perform directed and self-initiated research using variety of sources. Subpoena medical records, organize, prepare medical record timelines & summaries for attorney and clients, medical bills summaries, and compile trial notebooks. Responsibilities also include preparation of discovery responses (answers to interrogatories, responses to request for production and responses to requests for admissions); litigation case organization and preparation; fact finding (including interviewing witnesses); coordination of arrangements for depositions and other duties as assigned.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefit package.

Qualified candidates may email resume to dmaxell@gwmclaw.com


Litigation Paralegal / Associate Paralegal - Union Pacific

Posted March 2, 2022

Union Pacific is hiring for Litigation Paralegal / Associate Paralegal
Department: Law
Location: Omaha, NE
Job Posting Closes 3/16/2022 at 11:59 PM Central Time
Interested candidates can review and apply online:
https://up.jobs/job/opening/Litigation%20Paralegal%20-%20Associate%20Paralegal/Omaha/NE/092851?jsl=52711847


PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT - Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen

Posted March 1, 2022

Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen is seeking an individual for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to become a part of our team. This position will work with various team members of the law firm and must have a strong work ethic, ability to meet deadlines, excel at multi-tasking and be able to work both on a team and independently.

Responsibilities:
• Drafting, Formatting, and proof-reading correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other
• Documents
• Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines
• Coordinating and supporting attorneys at client meetings
• Assisting attorneys as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Successful candidate possesses:
• The ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft products and other software
• The ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form
• The ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks, completing them under time constraints
• A team player mentality

Full benefit package is included. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our employees perform substantive, valuable work and are critical to our client service mission. Training, career advancement and professional development, as well as excellent compensation may be obtained for the employee that is hard working, productive and a team player. Send resume to info@vwattys.com. For more information about our firm, go to www.vwattys.com.



Paralegal - Nebraska Legal Group

Posted February 23, 2022

Nebraska Legal Group is seeking an experienced, proactive, results- and detail-oriented Paralegal to join our cutting-edge divorce and family law firm. We are looking for candidates with substantive paralegal experience in family law.

Why is this an incredible opportunity?

We offer a fun work environment with a 1:1 Attorney/Paralegal ratio, highly competitive compensation package (salary, bonuses, health, vision and life insurance, PTO and employer-paid 3% 401(k) contribution) in a progressive, rewarding and stable work environment.

Our ideal candidate will have:

demonstrated experience delivering the highest quality representation to clients,
excellent communication skills - verbal and written,
a teamwork mindset,
outstanding organization and prioritization skills,
a great sense of humor.

Minimum Qualifications:

High-school diploma or equivalent (required)
Minimum of 2 years of paralegal experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree
Case Management software (Clio, Amicus, etc.) experience
Experience working in an environment where metrics and continuous improvement is a way of life

Interested Candidates:

Submit a resume and cover letter to Kayleen Doll at kayleen@nebraskalegalgroup.com explaining why you are perfect for this exciting opportunity. The cover letter is the most important thing so be creative and let us know who you really are. We look forward to hearing from you!


Litigation and Trademark Paralegal - Hilgers Graben PLLC

Posted February 16, 2022

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:
• Manage complex litigation matters in federal and/or state court, including knowledge of electronic filing, docket management, and similar 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
• 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 complex litigation experience preferred
• Trademark prosecution experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Send your resume to shoracek@hilgersgraben.com


Paralegal/Receptionist - Douglas County Attorney’s Office

Posted February 16, 2022

The Douglas County Attorney’s Office is seeking to hire a full time Paralegal/Receptionist. The position includes the following duties: Providing administrative and project support to attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff while advancing your technical skill and knowledge of the legal and court systems. Proofreads and assembles documents and materials related to projects and cases, including discovery, motions, briefs, and trial. Files documents electronically with the courts. Copies, scans, emails, and faxes documents as directed. Communicate with members of the public and clients on behalf of attorneys. Assists other staff with various projects and cases, including document creation and organization, case management, and production. Frequently interacts with the public in-person, over the phone, and via email while simultaneously managing other tasks. Performs other duties and special projects as requested. Part time duties include, but are not limited to: administrative assistant duties, including front desk reception, assigning certain tasks and assignments to attorneys and staff, and ordering and maintaining office supplies.

Minimum Qualifications:
 High school diploma required;
 0-5 years of legal or office experience;
 Outstanding communication and listening skills;
 Excellent command of grammar, spelling and sentence structure;
 Ability to prioritize in a multi-tasking environment;
 High degree of accuracy and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times;
 Ability to take direction;
 Ability to work independently and in a team environment as needed;
 Proficiency in Nuance PDF, or some other PDF viewer/editor software, and Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:
 Career Certificate, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or related field of study;
 Experience drafting legal memorandums and correspondence;
 Experience working in a law office; and
 Experience with Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, or other digital research database.

For questions regarding the position, or to submit a resume, writing sample, and references, please contact Theresia M. Urich (theresia.urich@douglascounty-ne.gov) or Jimmie L. Pinkham III (jimmie.pinkham@douglascounty-ne.gov).


Paralegal - City of Lincoln Law Department

Posted January 21, 2022

The City of Lincoln Law Department seeks a responsible, self-starter for a temporary Paralegal position in our Civil Division with primary responsibilities supporting the discovery phase of complex litigation; collecting and organizing data; and providing direct support to staff attorney. Knowledge of the legal system; strong oral and written communication skills; and organizational skills are desired. Hours are negotiable (20 – 40 hours/week).

This is a temporary position and is not eligible for benefits.

Application for this position must be made through the City-County Employment Office by filing an electronic application and supplemental questionnaire. Apply electronically at: www.lincoln.ne.gov - keyword: jobs

Applications must be submitted electronically between 01/22/2022 and 01/30/2022.


Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys

Posted January 12, 2022

Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys (www.inserra.com) is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant 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 our team helping injured client get onboarded to the Firm, and opening their claim file, and helping these clients through their treatment and healing process. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years experience in a personal injury firm work setting. Job duties including utilizing case management and document management software to maintain file organization, and applicant would be proficient in the Microsoft Office 365 products, as well as Excel and Quickbooks.

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


Corporate Paralegal - Dvorak Law Group, LLC

Posted January 3, 2022

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

Working with business entity documents to include formation, merger and dissolution documents, resolutions, minute books, stock ledgers, subscription, shareholder, operating and employment agreements.
Assistance with and coordination of all phases of corporate and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.
Assistance with and maintenance of closing files for corporate transactions, including deal documents, closing checklists and books.
Researching and reserving business entity names.
Reviewing and organizing due diligence materials.
Performing UCC/lien searches and filings.
Preparation and recording of deeds.
State and Federal securities and other miscellaneous research and filings.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Paralegal Certificate not required.
Working knowledge of corporate and transactional work highly preferred.
IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

Critical thinking, personal initiative and accountability required.
Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail required.
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.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft office applications and law management software required.
Ability to confidently and effectively interact with and demonstrate respect for clients, attorneys and all employees in a collaborative team-based culture.

WHO WE ARE:

Dvorak Law Group’s highest priority is a collaborative approach whether working internally or with our clients and their trusted advisors to provide the highest level of service and help our clients navigate their legal challenges. Our firm is also committed to maintaining a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

BENEFITS:

Group Health Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Group Dental Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Vision Insurance (employee paid)
Short-Term Disability Insurance (employee paid)
Critical Care Insurance (employee paid)
Accident Insurance (employee paid)
401(k) Plan (employee contribution/employer match)
Long-Term Disability Insurance (employer paid)
Life Insurance (employer paid)
Dependent Care FSA (employee paid)
Health Savings Account (employee paid)
Employee Assistance Program (employer paid)

This position is an at-will position.

https://dvoraklawgroup.com/corporate-paralegal/

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=corporate+paralegal&jk=6bf84449f38fc6f8&_ga=2.21773115.127984342.1629142714-2061677467.1626722358&_gac=1.24183368.1628005567.CjwKCAjw0qOIBhBhEiwAyvVcf1vfblmLeQjW3a8xrn1gBddBG1dSHTjFHVBG4eLeOXeuJbNw2XtnRhoCWeQQAvD_BwE


Workers’ Compensation Paralegal - Prentiss Grant LLC

Posted December 28, 2021

Prentiss Grant LLC is seeking a full-time workers’ compensation paralegal. Prentiss Grant LLC is an Omaha-based law firm, practicing mostly insurance workers’ compensation defense. We also specialize in mediation, personal injury, premises liability, subrogation, and coverage opinions. Our firm consists of five attorneys.

The ideal paralegal candidate will have experience in workers' compensation, either plaintiff or defense. He/she will be responsible for communicating with insurance carriers, employers, attorneys, and/or medical providers; preparing and responding to discovery requests; calculating workers’ compensation benefits (e,g., AWW, TTD, TPD, PPD, PTD, LOE, SOB); preparing settlement documents; finalizing all settlement matters; gathering medical records/bills; reviewing medical records/bills; summarizing medical records/bills; drafting legal pleadings; and trial preparation.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies (preferred)
• 2+ years’ of paralegal experience (workers’ compensation preferred)

Applicants may forward resumes to Cory Paumer at cpaumer@prentissgrant.com


Remote PT Legal Assistant - Demerath Law Office

Posted December 21, 2021

This position will require around 20 hours per week from home managing cases. Prefer 3-5 years of experience. Salary will be based on experience. Contact Larry Demerath at demerath@aol.com for more information.


Law Firm Administrator

Posted December 13, 2021

Crosby Guenzel LLP seeks a Law Firm Administrator to oversee the day-to-day administration of a law firm and perform a variety of clerical and administrative support tasks to facilitate the efficient operation of the law firm.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Manages the day-to-day operations of the office.
• Manages the daily operations of information systems.
• Manages equipment, office services, and facilities.
• Prepares monthly statements to clients using firm billing software and ensures accuracy and timely delivery of statements.
• Performs, in conjunction with outside bookkeeper, accounting functions which include billing, preparation of financial statements, management of reports, and collections.
• Manages vendors and ensures timely and accurate payments to vendors.
• Maintains a positive work environment by facilitating effective communication and information sharing among professional, paraprofessional, management, and support staff.
• Prepares legal correspondence and documentation.
• Consults with outside accountants for preparation of tax returns, and the production of other reports as required by law.
• Performs administrative duties, including ensuring timely filing of business and tax reports as required by law.
• Engages with clients and assists in preparation for client conferences.
• Assists with human resource management as needed.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by Partners.

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
• Detail-oriented and professional.
• Advanced understanding of office management practices including knowledge of bookkeeping procedures and information systems.
• Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
• Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or other similar software program.
• Ability to maintain confidential records.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive pay commensurate with experience.
• Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K with employer contribution.

Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: manager@crosbylawfirm.com


AccessLine® Paralegal

Posted December 10, 2021

Description

The AccessLine® Paralegal processes applications over the telephone from potential 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.


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

• Obtains case information from potential 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 LAN 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 LAN policies and procedures.

• Complies with all LCS Regulations.

• Other duties as assigned.



Requirements
Required Experience:

One to three years of experience making direct customer contact and customer service required.

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 but not required.


Required Skills

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

• Computer skills and data entry (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and TIME).



Preferred Skills:

One year of paralegal experience preferred.

English/Spanish bilingual preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

•$32,000-$40,000 depending on experience, additional bonus available for bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers

•Medical

•Vision & Dental

•403(b)

•Employer paid life insurance

•Paid holidays

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/24103/Legal-Aid-of-Nebraska/AccessLine-Paralegal


Sr. Legal Analyst - WoodmenLife

Posted December 2, 2021

Assists in-house counsel in conducting legal research, audits, case investigations, litigation/arbitration case management, legal document preparation /review, complaint resolutions, regulatory compliance and other matters as needed within designated timeframes. The Senior Legal Analyst will work directly with home office and Sales associates to answer general legal questions, review legal documents and act as a liaison between employees, sales associates, customers and in-house counsel.

What we are looking for:
• Prior successful experience working at a law firm or corporate law department.
• A minimum of 4-5 years in a Legal Analyst role or similar position required.
• Undergraduate degree or degree in paralegal studies program from ABA approved school required.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information.
• Knowledge of insurance principles and terminology, insurance contracts, insurance law, statutory and common law related to insurance coverages.
• Proficiency with computerized legal research software {LexisNexis and/or Westlaw) and Microsoft Office and Adobe.
• Experience using E-discovery and electronic matter management system.
• Strong research, analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to comprehend and critically analyze legislative and regulatory laws and apply them in practical situations.
• Professional and effective human relations with ability to build relationships with internal and/or external customers to ensure expectations are met or exceeded.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Interpersonal and reasoning skills that include problem solving and conflict resolution. Ability to weigh different courses of action and recommend solution that contributes to Woodmen's overall customer service and corporate goals.
• Time management planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple project assignments, work under pressure to meet established deadlines and in an environment with changing priorities.

WoodmenLife is a solid financial company with 130 year history. As a member of the WoodmenLife family, you’re joining others who share your commitment to family, community and country. Through WoodmenLife, you’ll have opportunities to connect with others, give back locally, and honor those who make an impact. As a not-for-profit life insurance company, we’ve been helping to protect the financial future of families, making a difference in hometowns across America since 1890. We are passionate about our members, servicing others, being open minded, providing an environment of inclusion and collaborative spirit. We also provide world class benefits and competitive compensation to our associates.

*This position will be required to work in the corporate office in Omaha, NE.*

To learn more and apply, visit https://www.woodmenlife.org/careers/home-office/


Legal Administrative Assistant Positions

Legal Administrative Assistant - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted March 28, 2022

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is seeking an individual for a Legal Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities include:
• Formatting, proof-reading, 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, and
• Serving as an alternate assistant and alternate receptionist as needed.

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.

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 resumes: applicants@fraserstryker.com.


Legal Assistant – Federal Public Defender District of Nebraska

Posted March 9, 2022

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Nebraska is accepting applications for a full-time Legal Assistant in our Omaha office. The federal defender organization operates under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide criminal defense and related help in federal courts.

Job Description: This position provides secretarial and clerical support to the attorneys and staff utilizing advanced knowledge of legal terminology, Word and information processing software. This is not an entry-level position. Legal Assistants must understand U.S. District and Circuit court rules and protocols; create, edit, and proofread legal documents, correspondence, and memoranda; transcribe dictation; perform cite checking and assemble documents for filing and mailing. Duties also include case management, such as opening and closing cases in our case management system, screening and referring telephone calls and visitors; screening incoming mail; reviewing outgoing mail for accuracy; handling routine matters as authorized; assembling and attaching supplemental material to letters or pleadings as required; maintaining calendars; setting appointments as instructed; organizing and photocopying legal documents and case materials; and case file creation and management.

The ideal candidate will have a general understanding of office confidentiality issues, such as attorney/client privilege; the ability to analyze and apply relevant policies and procedures to office operations; exercise good judgment; have a general knowledge of office protocols and secretarial processes; analyze and recommend practical solutions; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat; have the ability to communicate effectively with assigned attorneys, other staff, clients, court agency personnel, and the public; and have an interest in indigent criminal defense. Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated while also excelling in a fast-paced team environment. Spanish fluency is preferred.

Requirements: Minimum qualifications are high school graduate or equivalent and at least three years legal secretary experience, federal criminal experience preferred. Starting salary ranges from JSP-7 to JSP-8, $45,022 to $49,860 annually depending on experience.

Salary and Benefits: This position is full time with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and life insurance, vision and dental benefits, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, sick leave, 11 federal holidays, participation in the Federal Employees’ Retirement System, and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan with up to 5% government matching contributions. Salary is payable by direct deposit.

Conditions of Employment: Appointment to the position is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and/or investigation including an FBI name and fingerprint check. Employees of the Federal Public Defender are members of the judicial branch of government and considered “at will.” You must be a U.S. citizen or person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation as a federal employee.

Application Information: In one PDF document, please submit a statement of interest, resume, and three references to:

Martin Adams, Administrative Officer
martin_adams@fd.org

Applications must be received by Friday, April 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled and is subject to the availability of funding. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire individuals who will promote the diversity of the office and federal practice.

No phone calls please. Submissions not following this format will not be considered. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


Legal Administrative Assistant - Gross Welch Marks Clare, PC, LLO

Posted March 4, 2022

Title: Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA)
Reports to: Attorneys supported, Administration & Finance Director, LAA Coordinator
Objective: Attorney support

• Key areas of responsibility
o Legal:
 Proficient in computer and typing skills
 Transcription of dictation using Winscribe software
 Multi-tasking, filing, monitoring and calendaring
 Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, court reporters, and court personnel in a
professional and confidential manner
 Scanning and profiling all incoming and outgoing correspondence into PerfectLaw Software
 Efficiency and completion of tasks in timely, accurate and professional manner
 Capturing attorney time in PerfectLaw

• Communicates with
o Attorneys
o LAA Coordinator
o Staff
o Administration

• Terms of Employment
o 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

• Qualifications
o Two-years’ experience
o Computer skills
o Software skills (Word, Outlook, Excel)
o High level of diplomacy, professionalism
o High level of organizational, detail and follow-through skills
o Ability to work on deadlines and multi-task priorities

If you are interested, please email your resume to dmaxell@gwmclaw.com .


Legal Assistant - KOUKOL & JOHNSON, LLC

Posted February 18, 2022

KOUKOL & JOHNSON, LLC is a growing firm in Omaha, Nebraska seeking a legal assistant who can work up to 40 hours per week, year-round, starting immediately. Pay is negotiable, commensurate with experience, and will start at no less than $20/hour. Firm benefits include: paid vacation and sick leave, flexible working hours, work-from-home opportunities, firm laptop use, 401(k) and matching, health insurance, potential for paid continuing education and certification benefits, and potential for annual, billing-related, and discretionary bonuses. This position is available to start on February 21, 2022, and will be held open until filled.

This position will involve providing the firm with assistance on document creation, research on administrative and compliance needs, litigation support, e-filing, and other tasks related to managing the firm’s daily operations. A qualified legal assistant can expect to work regularly in firm’s usual practice areas, including: (a) commercial litigation; (b) banking and credit union law (c) consumer collections; (d) foreclosures and repossessions; (e) bankruptcy and creditor’s rights (f) contract and business disputes (g) business formation, transactions, and compliance (h) all areas of family law; (i) family law mediation (j) estate planning, trusts, probate, inheritance taxation, and probate and trust litigation (k) general and complex civil litigation in both state and federal court (l) consumer protection and fraud litigation; and (m) appeals.

A qualified legal assistant will have strong calendar management and client management skills. Experience working in law firms is preferred but not required. A legal assistant who lives in Omaha and that can be present in the KOUKOL & JOHNSON office for their scheduled hours each week is preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will have: (1) the ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex legal and firm matters in oral and written form; (2) strong work ethic, excellent attention to case details, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client files as needed; (3) effective analytical skills, willingness to learn new areas of the law and administrative expertise, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment; (4) the ability to interact effectively with senior members of legal teams, associate attorneys, and clients; and (5) familiarity with and skills in the Microsoft Office suite of products, PDF creation and manipulation platforms like Adobe, and practice management software platforms like Tabs 3 and Practice Master.

Please submit all application materials, including a resume (required), writing sample (optional), references (optional), and school transcripts (if within 3 years of graduation) to: Michael W. Milone, mmilone@lifelonglawyers.com


Positions

New Client Intake - Avalon

Posted January 4, 2022

Avalon is hiring for a New Client Intake position! This person would be working in a large professional Omaha law firm on behalf of Avalon.

Their duties would include collecting and inputting the appropriate data for new clients as well as new matters that come into the law firm.

They will also be responsible for performing conflict checks for these new clients and matters.

This would be a full time position. Monday – Friday. 8am – 5pm. $16 - $20 per hour

Phone 402-210-9990
sam.delsenno@teamavalon.com
www.teamavalon.com


Document Specialist - Avalon

Posted January 4, 2022

Avalon is hiring for a Document Specialist! This person would be working in the service center of a large professional Omaha law firm on behalf of Avalon.

Their duties would include but not limited to scanning of documents, printing, copying and helping process mail.

This would be a full time position. Monday – Friday. 8am – 5pm. $14 - $16 per hour

Phone 402-210-9990
sam.delsenno@teamavalon.com
www.teamavalon.com