Acorns - Paralegal & Legal Operations Associate
Posted November 29, 2023
At Acorns we look after the financial best interest of the up-and-coming. We are innovators. We make bold decisions. We stay curious, inspiring one another to push past all previous thresholds of possibility. We are one team and are building a diverse community of team members, partners, and customers from all walks of life to foster creativity, challenge conventional thinking, and put the tools of wealth-making in everyone’s hands.
We are looking for missionaries who are rooted in purpose, to join our team. We can achieve our goals if we are a team of missionaries working toward a shared purpose and mission.
Our mission? With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering, proud step of micro-investing.
How do we accomplish our mission? Our values.
Lead With Heart
With compassion, integrity, and tenacity, inspire yourself and others to move past all previous thresholds of possibility
Make Bold Decisions
We are creating a new world. Be optimistic, adventurous, and courageous. Leap fearlessly into the future
Always Build Trust
Say what you mean, mean what you say, and do what you say you’re going to do. We are all owners. We are one team
Never Stop Growing
Change IS the constant. Stay hungry and curious. Be relentless in the pursuit of progress
Find a way
Never settle, no excuses, nothing is impossible. Just make it happen
Our values guide us, and our mission drives us.
Come join us and help deliver financial wellness for the whole family, creating compound growth at every life stage.
Paralegal & Legal Operations Associate | Acorns
Acorns is a company populated with creative and solution-driven individuals, and the Legal team is no exception. The Associate, Legal Operations & Paralegal will be a key contributor to the legal team, assisting the team as a general corporate athlete, and more specifically with fast-paced and document intensive projects, corporate records, corporate governance, stock administration, legal technology, legal budget, IPO readiness, contract review and management.
This role has the option to be remote or based in our Irvine, CA, or New York, NY offices.
-Corporate Governance: review, organize and maintain corporate records, board meeting materials, board and shareholder actions and third-party agreements.
-Legal Technology: oversee relationships with legal technology vendors including contract management and legal matter intake, equity management and board management vendors. Select and implement other legal technology providers.
-Legal Team Budget: understand and help manage the budget for the legal department.
-Commercial Contracts: prepare and maintain form legal documents and prepare drafts for attorney review. Assist attorneys with drafting, negotiating and executing commercial contracts including services agreements (including SaaS), SOWs, Order Forms, consulting agreements and influencer agreements.
-Assist with projects related to subsidiaries (GoHenry & PixPay), compliance, marketing, corporate finance, technology, IP and other legal matters.
-Develop and improve processes and playbooks related to the above and to help make the Legal Department more effective and efficient.
What you will bring to Acorns:
-At least 2+ years of professional experience, ideally at a late-stage startup
-A Bachelor's degree
-Proficiency with applications typically used in a legal office environment, such as Microsoft Office and G Suite applications.
-Experience with Shareworks is a plus.
-Exceptional organizational, project management and communication skills with an orientation to detail
-Ability to multitask, problem solve, work independently and balance competing priorities in a rapidly changing and fast paced environment
-Ability to manage multiple work streams and deliverables, and coordinate across functional initiatives to meet deadlines
-Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information
-A team player with a positive attitude, even in stressful situations
-Exceptional drive and precision in delivery
-A belief that your work is tied to your life's mission
-Optimistic about the potential of societal change
You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionate about Acorns' mission, vision, and values, please apply.
What we offer:
-Competitive salary and stock options
-A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family
-Flexible work hours, location, and paid time off
-401k discretionary match
-Monthly Acorns account contribution & GoHenry account for your family
-Wellness Days - Company-wide quarterly days off to rest + recharge
-Mindfulness, Mental Health, and Financial Wellness resources: Headspace, Ginger, and Addition Wealth are offered at no cost to you
-Acorns Career Development Program (Monthly Acorns to Oaks training sessions, development plans, quarterly development check-ins, Cornerstone’s online training platform)
-Roots Leadership Program for emerging leaders
-Monthly community celebrations, events, panel discussions, and speakers
-Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission, and our customers.
-The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.
Acorns is how everyday consumers save & invest for the long term. To date, customers have invested over $15 billion with Acorns, much of it in spare change. By putting the tools of wealth-making in everyone's hands, Acorns has become the largest subscription service in U.S. consumer finance, serving over 10 million everyday Americans. Customers get automated investing in diversified portfolios, a simple retirement product, a bank account that helps people spend less to invest more, and bonus investments from 20k brands. Plus, everyday Americans can easily invest in their kids and get money news they can use, all from the same app. From acorns, mighty oaks do grow!
With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing.
-Lead with heart
-Make bold decisions
-Always build trust
-Never stop growing
-Find a way
-Commitment to a diverse community:
Acorns is committed to building a diverse community of customers, partners, and team members. We believe that fostering diversity not only fuels creativity, but also challenges conventional thinking and helps us properly represent the unique experience of the everyday consumer that we serve.
The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $61,000 and $76,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, equity grants, and discretionary cash bonus awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
Apply here: Acorns Paralegal & Legal Operations Position
Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation Paralegal - Dornan Law Team
Posted November 13, 2023
The Dornan Law Team (www.DLTlawyers.com) seeks to hire motivated paralegal in criminal defense and civil litigation. Experience with Amicus Attorney preferred. Position requires ability to work under deadlines while maintaining quality legal writing, professional communication skills, digital organization skills, and strong desire to zealously represent. Position offers competitive salary with medical, life, and disability insurance as well as 401(k) retirement. Firm encourages individual development while part of a strong legal team, with an emphasis on being family oriented and supportive. Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Litigation Paralegal - Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO
Posted October 2, 2023
Busy civil litigation firm is looking for a fulltime Paralegal with 3 to 5 years of experience. Primary duties include reviewing and summarizing medical records, drafting, preparing and issuing subpoenas; preparing for and scheduling depositions; drafting, coordinating and organizing discovery; assembling materials for depositions and trial and otherwise supporting litigation attorneys. Must be a team player, have strong professional communication, professionalism, organization and typing skills as well as working knowledge of Outlook and Office. Competitive salary, health insurance, 401K, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays.
Send resumes and qualifications to:
Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO
619 N. 90 Street
Omaha, NE 68114
No phone calls please.
Paralegal - Private Attorney Involvement Program - Legal Aid of Nebraska
Posted October 2, 2023
For more than 50 years, Legal Aid of Nebraska has provided dignity, hope, self-sufficiency, and justice through quality civil legal services. That is the important job of Legal Aid of Nebraska.
The Private Attorney Involvement (PAI) Program leads, facilitates, and coordinates efforts to engage the private bar in providing legal assistance to Legal Aid clients. We are seeking a highly organized Paralegal to join our team. The paralegal will work under the supervision of PAI attorneys to support work done by the program including conducting client intake, responding to client inquiries, drafting documents and correspondence, assisting in preparation and maintaining of reports. The paralegal will have direct client contact, contact with partner organizations, and outside law firms.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Conducts initial client intake.
• Communicates either orally or in writing with management, members of the firm, partnering organization, volunteer attorneys and their staff, and clients.
• Applies computer skills and data entry, using firm systems, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Zoom, Teams, JUSTICE and TIME case management system.
• Interviews clients to obtain necessary case-specific information.
• Drafts, proofs, and/or edits reports, legal documents and correspondence.
• Conducts investigations and documentary research.
• Organizes and maintains digital files.
• Processes all calls and communication in a courteous and professional manner.
• Enjoys working with diverse clients from all backgrounds.
• Maintains good relationships with the community of Legal Aid clientele, partners, and stakeholders.
Salary and Benefits
• $32,000-$40,000 depending on experience, additional bonus available for bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers
• 15 paid holidays
• AD&D insurance
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Long-term disability
• Paid FMLA
• Reimbursement for gym or health club membership
• Retirement plan
• Sick leave
• Vision insurance
• Wellness benefit
Legal Aid of Nebraska is an equal opportunity employer.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• At least one year of formal education in paralegal studies is preferred.
• CLA or other paralegal certification is desirable, but not required.
• At least one year of paralegal experience required and/or paralegal studies educational program and training.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to analyze information quickly and work well in a fast-paced environment.
• Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to manage multiple tasks efficiently
• Creative problem-solving skills.
• Spanish speaker preferred, but not required.
Family Law Paralegal - Law Offices of Willow T. Head, P.C. L.L.O.
Posted September 27, 2023
Family Law Paralegal - Join Our Legal Team! About Us:
At the Law Offices of Willow T. Head, P.C., L.L.O, we specialize in family law, serving clients in the Omaha and surrounding areas. With over two decades of dedicated experience, Attorney Willow Head is committed to providing exceptional personalized legal services while respecting the unique needs of our clients.
? Family Law Experience: Prior experience in family law, including divorce, child custody, and related areas, is highly desirable. Familiarity with family law court procedures is a significant advantage.
? Education: An associate degree is required, while a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field is preferred. Paralegal certification with a focus on family law is advantageous.
? Experience: You should have 3-5 years of experience, with a strong emphasis on family law cases, including drafting legal documents, managing client files, and providing support in family law matters.
? Communication Skills: Exceptional oral and written communication skills are essential, especially when drafting legal documents, corresponding with clients, and communicating with opposing counsel. A client-focused, positive attitude is vital.
? Analytical and Critical Thinking: Strong analytical and critical thinking skills are crucial for analyzing complex family law issues, conducting legal research, and providing valuable support to attorneys.
? Organizational Skills: Excellent organizational skills are vital for managing family law case files, adhering to court deadlines, and maintaining meticulous records.
? Independence and Initiative: As a self-starter, you should work independently and proactively handle family law tasks with minimal supervision.
? Deadline Management: Effective in meeting deadlines, particularly those specific to family law court proceedings. Ensure accurate and timely submission of necessary documents.
? Software Proficiency: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Outlook is required. Familiarity with legal software and case management systems commonly used in family law practice is a plus.
? Technology: Comfortable with technology, including legal research databases specific to family law, electronic filing systems, and relevant software tools.
? Detail Orientation: Exceptionally detail-oriented to avoid errors in family law documents and maintain precise case records.
? Multi-Tasking: Excel at multitasking in a fast-paced family law environment, handling multiple cases, tasks, and deadlines simultaneously.
? Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all family law client matters and legal cases, which often involve sensitive personal and financial information.
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
Applicants are required to provide a list of 3 professional references, including contact information. Please ensure your references are familiar with your work in family law and can speak to your qualifications and experience. Salary to commensurate with experience.
? Manage family law cases comprehensively, overseeing each case from inception to resolution.
? Draft a wide range of legal documents, including pleadings and responses.
? Efficiently handle discovery requests, ensuring timely and accurate responses.
? Maintain clear and professional communication with clients through telephone and email correspondence.
? Interface with the Court system, facilitating effective and respectful interactions.
? Take initiative to move projects to conclusion and creatively problem solve.
? Diligently track critical deadlines and hearings, ensuring accurate docketing and calendaring.
? Prepare and dispatch official correspondence, adhering to professional standards.
? Execute other essential paralegal duties as assigned, contributing to the smooth operation of the practice.
Join us in delivering exceptional legal services and apply today to embark on an exciting journey with the Law Offices of Willow T. Head.
Job Type: Full-time
• Paid time off
• Paid Holidays
• Retirement plan
• Annual Review
• Monday to Friday
• No travel
Work Location: In person
All submissions will remain confidential. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Posted August 29, 2023
Litigation Paralegal *Must have experience summarizing medical records and litigation experience 37.5 Hour work week Hybrid Opportunity
Full Job Description
Are you a Litigation Paralegal looking for work and life balance? If that sounds like you, this is the perfect position.
A very reputable firm located in Downtown Omaha is seeking a skilled Litigation Paralegal. This Litigation Paralegal role will consist of a 37.5-hour work week, an hour lunch, and after training (about 3 months) this position gives you the option to work two days from home. This Litigation Paralegal must be experienced in analyzing and summarizing high volume medical records and all aspects of civil litigation. Compensation for the Litigation Paralegal role is $55K-$65K.
• Obtains, analyzes, and summarizes medical records
• Manages, records, and organizes all discovery and trial data and prepares and maintains trial notebook
• Collects, analyzes, organizes, and maintains factual information and documents in accordance with correct legal practice and procedure.
• Organize and prepare pleadings, drafts interrogatories, and answers interrogatories and responds to requests to produce documents under the supervision of assigned attorney
• Summarizes testimony, transcripts, and depositions.
• Obtain and organize trial exhibits
• Assists in locating and preparing witnesses for trial and coordinates witnesses' appearance at trial
• Develop and maintain working relationships with clients
• Attending trials with attorney
• Would be supporting 3-5 attorneys
• Other duties as assigned
• Experience analyzing and summarizing medical records
• Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc.
• Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations
• Knowledge of local, state, and federal court practices and procedures
• Skilled with Technology such as Microsoft Products (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other important databases
• Ability to maintain a heavy workload through organization and prioritization of projects
• Ability to collaborate with attorneys and other staff
• Ability to communicate with co-workers and other clients in a courteous and professional manner
• Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree required
Interested in this position?
Email your resume: Lillian@cornerstonestaffinginc.com