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Legal Secretary/Paralegal - Copple, Rockey, Schlecht, Mason & Werth P.C., L.L.O.

Posted October 26, 2022

Immediate opening for full time legal secretary/paralegal for AV-rated law firm in West Omaha, Nebraska. Duties include transcribing documents from dictation, assisting attorneys in scheduling, meeting deadlines and trial preparation. Qualified candidates must have strong word processing and organizational skills and be detail-oriented. Familiarity with legal terminology very helpful. Knowledge of WordPerfect and E-Filing in Federal and State Courts preferred but not required. Previous office or law firm experience preferred but not required. Wages commensurate with experience. Submit resume to jmhopkins@greatadvocates.com


Corporate Paralegal - Koley Jessen

Posted October 26, 2022

Koley Jessen is seeking a reliable, driven, and experienced Paralegal to join our Corporate Department. This Paralegal will be a key player on our business teams working closely with attorneys and clients to provide over-the-top service and achieve the best results for our clients.

Who We Want:

Strong commitment to thoroughly understanding clients’ businesses, corporate structure, locations, and people.
Serves as a link between attorneys and clients to deliver excellence with a passion for quality and an eye for details.
Support clients of all sized through various stages of general corporate law, from integral corporate documents to general on-going maintenance/compliance.

What You’ll Do:
Prepare and file documents for corporate, limited liability company and partnership formations, amendments, conversions, reinstatements, mergers, qualifications, reorganizations/restructurings, dissolutions and withdrawals.
Conduct searches for entity name availability.
Prepare and file Form SS-4s to obtain EINs.
Prepare basic organization documents, including initial stock subscription agreements, stock certificates and stock ledgers.
Prepare organizational, annual and special consents, by-laws, and stock issuances.
Prepare and maintain minute books for entities (electronically through database).
Prepare organizational entity structure charts.
Prepare and file annual/biennial reports in various jurisdictions.
Order status reports, good standing certificates and charter documents.
Coordinate research and filings with corporate service providers and Secretary of State offices.
Assist in closing of private placements, including drafting ancillary documents, preparing signature pages, updating investor schedules, tracking receipt of signatures, and compiling fully executed copies of documents and agreements.
Assisting with preparing minutes, resolutions and various other corporate documentation, and processing audit letters.
Assist with closings by assembling closing documents and signature pages.

What You Need:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree; OR
A paralegal degree from an accredited paralegal program, paralegal certificate; OR
Minimum of three (3) years paralegal experience or prior legal experience in a position demonstrating an aptitude to perform the requirements this position requires.

Other requirements include:
Knowledge of legal terminology, legal forms, documents, practices and procedures.
Skill in the use of various computer software programs (Microsoft Office, Document Management System, Data Rooms, Minute Book Software, and Adobe).
Strong grammar, proofreading, and writing skills.
Skill in organization, critical thinking, project management, attention to detail, and good judgment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a professional, constructive and courteous manner.
Ability to confidently and effectively interact with clients, attorneys and other employees in a team environment, maintaining confidentiality and using discretion and tact.
Ability to take initiative and multi-task in a demanding, deadline-driven environment with strong follow-up.
Ability to learn quickly with minimal supervision.

What We Offer:
Koley Jessen is a dynamic law firm powered by highly-talented people. Our collaborative culture drives our ability to provide over-the-top service and achieve the best results for our clients. Our investment in one another fuels our success and ensures that Koley Jessen will always be a great place to work and to grow professionally.

Koley Jessen celebrates, supports and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Koley Jessen strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other ground prohibited by law.


Corporate Paralegal - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted July 6, 2022

Fraser Stryker PC LLO is seeking an individual for a Corporate Paralegal position.

The Corporate Paralegal completes and maintains corporate records such as biennial reports, tax reports, and minutes of meetings. They conduct Uniform Commercial Code, tax lien, corporate status, credit, and other related searches and investigations. They also draft corporate resolutions, amendments to bylaws, and articles of incorporation as well as prepare and file documents necessary for forming and maintaining business entities.

Successful candidates have a Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies, or an Associate's Degree and a Paralegal Certificate. They have knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relating to corporate law and governance, are able to demonstrate effective analytical skills, are able to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form and have excellent organizational skills. One to three years of corporate/commercial legal experience preferred.


Paralegal Position– Hicks Law, PC, LLO

Posted June 29, 2022

Hicks Law’s primary focus is criminal and juvenile defense, & personal injury cases. We are a small firm looking for reliable and determined staff to help improve the viability of our office. There is a lot of room for growth and experience. The position will include the following array of duties:

 Drafting pleadings and discovery responses/requests
 Correspondence with clients, attorneys, judicial personnel, & other interested third parties
 Maintaining office calendars and deadlines
 Maintaining client files and contact info; closing out old files
 Tracking & documenting billable hours; assisting with billing
 Utilizing Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Outlook, and Excel; legal programs like CLIO Billing and other online billing programs, Justice & Filebound
 Maintaining the office in general & providing support to all legal staff
 And training of any new staff to the office requirements & protocols

Candidates need a knack for paying attention to detail. To be able to problem solve on their own & maintain their responsibilities without constant supervision or oversight. To be assertive in the pursuance of their duties and be reliable. While experience is preferred, it’s not required, as everyone must start somewhere. Pay is based on experience & skills & will increase on a tiered system as mastery of office skills & familiarity improves. Initially a part-time position to transition to a full-time position upon showing of a good work ethic & relationship with the office.

To apply, please send resume to Karen Hicks at karen@karenhickslaw.com


Paralegal - Jason Hubbard Law LLC

Posted June 14, 2022

Jason Hubbard Law (https://jasonhubbardlaw.com/) is a growing private practice seeking a self-motivated, efficient, and detail oriented Paralegal. Duties include:

• Drafting and preparing pleadings and corresponding documents with an emphasis on attention to detail in writing and proofreading;
• Utilizing computer programs such as: Microbilt, WorkNumber, and Justice;
• Client correspondence;
• Maintaining general office administration; and
• Attorney support.

Candidates should have strong problem solving skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple case tasks, initiative to perform projects accurately to meet deadlines, and maintain a professional demeanor for client interaction. Successful candidates must have a minimum of 2 years paralegal experience. Familiarity with GoogleDrive, including Sheets, Docs, Calendar and gmail is preferred. Pay will correspond with experience and skills. This is a part-time position.

To apply, please send resume to JasonHubbardLaw@gmail.com


Litigation Paralegal - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted June 13, 2022

• Fraser Stryker Law Firm is hiring for a full time Litigation Paralegal to join our team. Employees can expect a flexible, challenging, and rewarding work environment.

Our Litigation Paralegals collect, analyze, organize and summarize documents, prepare pleadings, and draft and answer interrogatories. They also assist in locating and preparing witnesses for trial, and obtaining and organizing trial exhibits. This position utilizes a variety of software and on-line applications to accomplish their day to day tasks. Litigation Paralegals may also be asked to help prepare wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents periodically.

Successful candidates have a Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or an Associate’s Degree and a Paralegal Certificate and three to five years of litigation experience. They must also possess the ability to communicate professionally, both written and verbal, while working with a variety of team members. This position also requires the ability to demonstrate effective analytical and organizational skills.


Litigation Paralegal/Associate Paralegal - Union Pacific

Posted June 6, 2022

Department: Law
Location: Omaha, NE
Reference Number: 093982
Closing Date: 06/16/2022 at 11:59 PM Central Time
Job Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Description

This is a paralegal position located in Omaha, NE supporting the litigation group with a focus on personal injury and employment related litigation (FELA, grade crossing, tendered cases and third party) as well as FRSA Whistleblower cases working closely with in-house and outside counsel. The paralegal is responsible for a heavy litigated caseload and drafting pleadings and discovery responses to reduce outside counsel spend. The Paralegal is also responsible for identifying and gathering documents responsive to discovery and coordinating with company witnesses. This position is assigned to the Labor and Employment Litigation Team within Union Pacific's Law Department.
Provide substantive case management and advanced paralegal support for litigated matters impacting Union Pacific Railroad.

Accountabilities
• Assist in-house and retained counsel in all aspects of litigation management from inception to conclusion, including matter intake, internal and external communication, pleading preparation and review, discovery management, settlement and other case management obligations
• Conduct pre-claim investigations and initial case assessments, collect and review records, and create tools to assist with case analyses
• Investigate and respond to administrative complaints
• Assist in interviewing witnesses and deposition preparation
• Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
• Assist in meet and confer process and draft case specific discovery to plaintiffs and other parties
• Perform legal and non-legal research to assist attorneys in establishing UPRR's position and formulation of strategy
• Assist in pre-trial and trial preparation. Assist attorneys during trial as required
• Perform research pertaining to a range of legal and factual issues
• Desire and ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Excellent attention to detail
• Proactive, solution-oriented approach to identifying and resolving issues

Qualifications
Required
• A Bachelor of Arts degree in paralegal studies, or other bachelor's degree in conjunction with paralegal certificate. Will consider equivalent work experience.
• Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
• Proficient computer skills and experience with legal support technology
• Excellent customer service skills, time management, project management, and follow-up
• Proficient Microsoft Suite skills with a personal injury litigation focus (law firm or corporate law department)

Preferred
• 5 or more years experience as a Paralegal

Work Conditions
• Benefit information can be found under the Benefits section on up.jobs (https://up.jobs/why/benefits/index.htm)

Apply at up.jobs


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


Legal Administrative Assistant Positions

Legal Assistant or Administrative Assistant - Gotschall & Sholes PC, LLO

Posted November 1, 2022

Gotschall & Sholes PC, LLO is looking to hire a legal assistant or administrative assistant to work primarily in their Atkinson office. Gotschall & Sholes offers competitive wages, benefits and provides for flexible hours. If interested, please submit a letter of application and resumé to Gotschall & Sholes PC, LLO, P.O. Box 300, O’Neill, NE 68763, ATTN: Michael Sholes or email us at michael@gotschallsholes.com.


LEGAL RECEPTIONIST / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted July 6, 2022

Fraser Stryker is seeking an individual for a Legal Receptionist / Administrative Assistant position.

This role will answer phone, greet clients, and direct them to meetings. They will be responsible for handling mail and calendar inquires for their assignments, and will utilize a number of advanced features in Microsoft products and other programs for efficiency. They will be responsible for formatting, proofreading, and transcribing correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other documents while maintaining files and deadlines.

Successful candidates have the ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities. An Associate's Degree in the legal field and 1 to 2 years of administrative experience is preferred.


Legal Administrative Assistant - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted June 13, 2022

• Fraser Stryker is seeking an individual for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant position.

Our Legal Administrative Assistants format, proofread, and transcribe correspondence, pleadings, and other documents. They also utilize a number of advanced features in Microsoft products and other programs to ensure efficiency. This position also maintains and monitors assigned files and deadlines. Our Legal Administrative Assistants assist clients, answer phones, handle mail and calendar inquires, as well as serve as an alternate assistant or receptionist as needed.

Successful candidates have the ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities. An Associate's Degree in the legal field and three to five years as a Legal Assistant is preferred.


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.


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