Nebraska Paralegal Association


Paralegal Positions

Paralegal - Federal Public Defender - District of Nebraska

Posted April 8, 2024

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Nebraska is seeking a full-time Paralegal in our Omaha office. The position will help manage day-to-day operations. The Federal Public Defender operates under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide vigorous criminal defense representation to our clients under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

The Paralegal provides a range of services to staff attorneys including:
• Drafts legal pleadings ensuring completeness of documents and conformity with pertinent laws, rules, regulations, precedents, policies, and office requirements.
• Assists the attorneys at hearings and trials. Drafts motions and prepares subpoenas for records, witnesses, etcetera.
• Collects, reviews, and organizes discovery and exhibits.
• Collects client records that can be obtained via online sources, fax, etcetera.
• Performs all tasks associated with the management of appellate procedures – files notice of appeal, monitors deadlines, orders transcript, prepares records excerpts, drafts, and files appeal motions, etc.
• Provides backup for case management functions such as calendaring and docket control.
• Performs all other duties as assigned at the requests of staff attorneys.

Applicants must:
• Be a high school graduate.
• Have an established working knowledge of federal criminal law and procedure.
• Possess good judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, tact, and a commitment to the representation of indigent persons accused of federal crimes.
• Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills including computer literacy (Windows and Word).
• Be able to take directions and work independently.
• Be a United States citizen, or a person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation from this agency.

This graded position is full-time with federal benefits and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Salary: JS-11 to JS-14). Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation including an FBI name and fingerprint check and an IRS tax check. Subject to availability of funds.

Appointment is contingent upon successful completion of an FBI background check. Employees of the Federal Public Defender are members of the judicial branch of government and serve “at will.” Qualified candidates may apply by forwarding a letter of interest and resume with three (3) professional references to: Martin Adams, Administrative Officer, Please see for additional information.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Applications must be received by May 10, 2024. This position is subject to the availability of funding.

We are an equal opportunity employer and seek a diverse range of candidates to join our team.

Litigation Legal Assistant / Paralegal - Pansing Hogan Ernst & Buser LLP

Posted April 8, 2024

Pansing Hogan Ernst & Buser LLP is seeking a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

- Format and finalize detailed legal documents to include pleadings
- Transcribing dictations
- Communication with clients
- Calculate and calendar court deadlines
- File documents in state and federal courts, keeping current with court rules and filing procedures
- Perform general research to support and assist attorneys
- Managing individual client files
- Input of time into the billing system
- Management of electronic files in a document management system

Job Type: Full-time, in Firm

Pansing Hogan Ernst & Buser LLP has provided legal services to its clients in extensive business and litigation matter for more than a hundred years, with roots of the law firm tracing back to 1894. You can read more about the firm at Send your resume to Ricky Todd, Legal Administrator,

Paralegal - My Staff

Posted April 8, 2024

Advance Your Legal Career with a Top Client through MyStaff!

Are you a detail-oriented legal professional seeking a dynamic and impactful opportunity? MyStaff, a leading staffing firm in Omaha, is searching for a highly motivated individual to join our client's growing legal team. This is a unique chance to work alongside experienced attorneys in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Ideal candidates will have litigation experience in wills, estate, probate or medical malpractice OR have litigation experience and be open to those areas.

Job Duties:
• Conduct in-depth legal research and prepare thorough case summaries.
• Draft legal documents like correspondence, pleadings, and motions.
• Assist with client intake, case management, and meticulous trial preparation.
• Ensure the organization and maintenance of legal documents and electronic files.
• Manage attorney calendars and deadlines with precision and efficiency.
• Maintain effective communication with clients, attorneys, and other legal professionals.

Paralegal Requirements:
• 3+ years of legal experience as a paralegal.
• Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or Paralegal certificate and prior experience
• Possesses sharp analytical and research skills with a meticulous eye for detail.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, conveying complex legal information effectively.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and legal research databases (Westlaw, LexisNexis, etc.).
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks with efficiency and organization.
• Driven by a passion for the law and a desire to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

• Competitive salary starting at $55K+ and negotiable based on experience.
• 401K, profit sharing and medical benefits.
• Collaborative and supportive work environment fostering teamwork and growth.
• Exposure to a variety of challenging and intellectually stimulating legal matters.
• Become part of a dynamic and growing legal team.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for the legal field, we encourage you to submit your resume to for this exciting opportunity!

MyStaff is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Paralegal - Lutton Law Office, LLC - Ashland, NE

Posted March 28, 2024

Lutton Law Office, LLC seeks a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our small firm located in the vibrant and growing town of Ashland, NE. Candidates must be detail-oriented, organized and able to communicate effectively and accurately and willing to support multiple attorneys with various time-sensitive tasks. Our firm offers candidates a small-town environment and the ability to work hands-on with challenging but rewarding matters.

• Provide support to up to four attorneys in various areas of law including: real estate, estate planning, probate, entity formation and contract review, tax and family law.
• Preparation/revision and filing of correspondence, pleadings, documents and more as directed;
• Research statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources;
• Handle routine correspondence and maintain telephone contact with clients;
• Organize and maintain electronic and paper filing;
• Consult with the supervising attorney(s) whenever a legal judgment, legal opinion or legal advice is necessary;
• Basic accounting and reconciliation;
• Backup support to Receptionist for other administrative and clerical duties; and
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Skills & Abilities
• Ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form;
• Ability to work well under deadlines and prioritize assignments;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys, clients and staff;
• Attention to detail;
• Ability to handle documents and other information with confidentiality and discretion; and
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Word and Excel.

Qualifications: Education & Experience
• High school (or equivalent) required;
• Preference given to those with a Bachelor’s degree and/or successful completion of an accredited legal assistant or paralegal program; and
• Preference given to those with related work experience.

• Salary commensurate with experience and certification.
• Benefits package including: Paid Time Off, Simple IRA, Group Disability Insurance, Life Insurance and single Health Insurance.

Additional Information:
• Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Applicants are encouraged to e-mail their cover letter and resume to

Paralegal - Omaha Track, Inc. - Omaha

Posted March 21, 2024

About the Company:

Omaha Track is the innovative product and service supplier to the railroad industry-dedicated to providing excellence, quality, and value. We are committed to remaining the industry leader by focusing on continuous growth and improvement in our 4 areas of focus: Materials/Railroad Services/Equipment/Terminal Service

Omaha Track, Inc. is seeking a Paralegal to join our Omaha Track Team. We are looking for a dependable, motivated worker who is dedicated to teamwork, and professionalism.

Position Description:

Collaborate with Operations team and other department managers to prepare and review contracts for new and ongoing projects, subcontractors, MSA contractors and vendors, and to ensure risk mitigation and compliance with regulatory guidelines and operational needs. Manage leases, real estate tax filings and related transactions for Omaha Track and its subsidiaries.

Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of experience with a law firm or corporation drafting and managing business contracts

Other requirements include:

Demonstrated knowledge of contract law
Completion of Paralegal program and Railroad operations experience are a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with a focus on tact, coaching, public relations, and professionalism
Demonstrated ability to prioritize appropriately and successfully manage projects through completion

Professional Skills and Responsibilities:

Review and revise any open contracts and draft contracts as needed, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations
Communicate with contractors on any open items – including potential new subcontractors and/or MSA contractors as well as any updates/changes with current contractors
Ensure timely and accurate contract approval
Maintain Sub Contractor agreements including Insurance compliance, requirements, and renewals
Monitor subcontractor insurance and communicates with HUB to receive approval on insurance
Educate Operations and other departments as needed regarding requirements in contracts
Collaborate with safety on employee rosters for new subcontractors or roster changes
Write contract letters and other communications and notices
Prepare, file, track and maintain leases
Prepare, file, track and facilitate payment of property taxes
Real Estate related transactions
Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions and other legal sources; provides written analysis as needed
Maintain and organize all contract, lease, property tax and related files including uploading and tracking documents
Track expiration dates
Ensure that all records are accurate and up to date
Track outside counsel invoices and process them for payment
Coordinate receipt and organization of due diligence documents
Offer notary services as needed
Other related duties as assigned

Qualified candidates may click on this link to apply and upload current resume:

Contact Holly Holmes in HR at 402-505-9305 or with questions.

Litigation Paralegal - Lamson Dugan & Murray - Omaha

Posted March 7, 2024

About the Firm:

Headquartered in Omaha, NE, Lamson Dugan & Murray (LDM) has more than 40 attorneys practicing within the areas of litigation and corporate law. LDM’s extensive experience enables the Firm to offer expertise in 25 different practice areas, allowing the Firm to remain committed to quality representation, accessibility, and relentless hard work on behalf of clients. LDM also has a growing location in West Des Moines, IA.

Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP is seeking a seasoned Litigation Paralegal to join our Omaha location. Interested candidates must have a paralegal certificate, bachelor’s degree or completed formal education in the legal field. Salary range is $60k-70k.

Qualified candidates will have at least three years of a paralegal working in litigation.

Other requirements include:
• Excellent communication skills,
• Strong attention to detail,
• Ability to handle strict deadlines and juggle multiple tasks with ease.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology and medical chronologies a plus
• Experience in personal injury or medical malpractice is preferred.

Why Choose Us?
Have you heard the saying “Work hard, play hard?” That’s us. We are dedicated to our clients and the work we do, ensuring quality, integrity, and excellence. In all reality, that means sometimes we put in more hours than planned, but you’re never alone. When you are part of the LDM team, you are part of a team that supports you, helps you develop your skills, and provides you with the resources to achieve your goals.

On the flip side, when we say we “play hard” what we mean is we ensure you carve out time to take care of yourself, have fun and build strong relationships with your fellow LDM team. From celebratory activities to volunteering in our community – there are various opportunities to explore outside interests and clear your mind from the daily grind.

At Lamson Dugan & Murray we believe in a strong culture. Whether you’re an attorney or staff, we recognize that it takes everyone to make the wheels go around. Here, you’re not just a number, you’re family.

Paralegal/Executive Assistant - Horsepower Today, LLC - Omaha

Posted March 6, 2024

Horsepower Today, LLC is seeking a bright, team-oriented, and results driven individual with a friendly demeanor who is not afraid to problem-solve, take on new challenges, perform multiple functions, adapt, and evolve alongside our fast-paced start-up.

Personal Skills:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated experience delivering the highest quality representation to sophisticated clients.
• Great attention to detail and critical thinking.
• Outstanding organization and prioritization skills with ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
• Discretion to maintain confidentiality.
• 'No work is beneath me’ type of attitude.

Professional Skills and Responsibilities:
• Prepare legal documents such as contracts and agreements, collect information and complete various complex business applications, review and proofread other documents for accuracy and completeness.
• Research, collect, and prepare agendas, proposals, documents, letters, memos, presentations for meetings, discussions, and email communication.
• Create operational policies and procedures with the assistance of the executive team.
• Assist executive team and HR Director with staff onboarding by creating offer letters, running background checks, and coordinating new hire paperwork.
• Maintain professional calendars for Horsepower’s CEO and COO, coordinate and schedule meetings, appointments, conferences, and make travel and accommodation arrangements; arrange food, refreshments, and run simple errands, as needed.
• Perform general clerical duties such as answering phone calls, organizing digital files, scanning, photocopying, mailing.

Company Background:
Horsepower Today, LLC is a fractional consulting and family office services start-up located in the beautiful Blackstone Plaza in Omaha, NE. We provide a competitive salary, benefits, hybrid work schedule, and a friendly, trust-based team environment. This is a perfect ground-floor opportunity with a company that is about to disrupt several industries.

This position reports directly to Horsepower’s CEO and COO. Please submit resume to Diana Novoselska at

Litigation Paralegal - Gross Welch Marks Clare, PC, LLO

Posted February 23, 2024

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.

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; flexible scheduling; excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401(k), dental insurance, group disability insurance and covered parking.

Qualified candidates may email resume to

Litigation Paralegal - Cassem, Tierney, Adams, Gotch & Douglas

Posted February 14, 2024

*Must have experience summarizing medical records and litigation 37.5 Hour work week, Hybrid position with advancement opportunities

Full Job Description

Litigation Paralegal Opportunity – Work-Life Balance in Downtown Omaha

Are you a Litigation Paralegal seeking a rewarding career with a focus on work-life balance? Look no further! A highly regarded firm in Downtown Omaha is currently hiring a skilled Litigation Paralegal to join their team.

Position Highlights:

• Work Schedule: Enjoy a 37.5-hour work week with a one-hour lunch break.
• Flexibility: After approximately three months of training, the position offers the flexibility to work from home two days a week.
• Responsibilities: The role involves analyzing and summarizing high-volume medical records and managing all aspects of civil litigation.
• Compensation: Competitive salary ranging from $55,000 to $60,000.
Key Responsibilities:
• Obtain, analyze, and summarize medical records.
• Manage and organize discovery and trial data, preparing and maintaining trial notebooks.
• Collect, analyze, and organize factual information and documents in accordance with legal practices.
• Assist in preparing pleadings, drafting interrogatories, and responding to requests for document production.
• Summarize testimony, transcripts, and depositions.
• Obtain and organize trial exhibits.
• Assist in locating and preparing witnesses for trial, coordinating their appearance.
• Develop and maintain relationships with clients.
• Attend trials with assigned attorneys.
• Support 3-5 attorneys with various tasks.


• Experience in analyzing and summarizing medical records.
• Knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures.
• Familiarity with state and federal laws and regulations.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Products (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other relevant databases.
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills to manage a heavy workload.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with attorneys and staff.
• Excellent communication skills with co-workers and clients.
• Bachelor's or Associate's degree required.

To Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply. For further inquiries, contact Lillian at 402-682-8996 or email your resume to

Join this dynamic team and take the next step in your litigation paralegal career!

Nebraska Department of Justice - Paralegal - Office of the Solicitor General and Civil Litigation Bureau

Posted January 30, 2024

Position Summary:

This position will perform substantive legal assistant work and will be responsible for reviewing, editing and filing appellate briefs, as well as developing cases for civil litigation. This position will primarily support attorneys within the Office of the Solicitor General but will also support attorneys in the Civil Litigation Bureau.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist with preparing legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, motions, discovery and correspondence. Manage and prioritize cases in a team environment by effectively establishing, organizing, tracking, and maintaining case files and records. Assist with calendaring of deadlines, monitoring of calendars, ensuring deadlines are being met, and inputting case actions and information into electronic files and case management software. Assist with case development including communications with courts, counsel, parties and witnesses, as well as preparing draft documents, finalizing briefs and pleadings, and assisting with court filings. Assist attorneys with preparing for oral arguments, hearings, and trials. Assist with coordinating court appearances and travel.


Paralegal certificate required. Certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) or the American Alliance Certified Paralegal (AACP) credential offered by the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc. is preferred. Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred. One to two+ years of Legal Assistant or Paralegal experience required. Must have outstanding organizational, time management, and administrative skills, pay excellent attention to detail, and have the ability to prioritize and multitask. Must possess excellent telephone, writing, and proofreading skills, and enjoy working in a team environment. Must be self-motivated.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with comparable state agency paralegal positions and candidate experience. Full state benefits provided.

The Nebraska Department of Justice is dedicated to assuring equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration without regard to political affiliation, race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, or religious creed and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights.

This position is eligible for veterans’ preference.

Applicant accepting a job offer must pass a background check.

Legal Administrative Assistant Positions

Administrative Assistant - Federal Public Defender - District of Nebraska

Posted April 8, 2024

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Nebraska is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant in our Omaha office. The position will help manage day-to-day operations. The Federal Public Defender operates under the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide vigorous criminal defense representation to our clients under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Administrative Assistant duties include but are not limited to:
• Assisting the Administrative Officer, CJA Panel Administrator, and Computer Systems Administrator regarding general operations, financial and data management, human resources, and policy;
• Assisting the Administrative Officer preparing, reviewing purchase orders, payments in the financial management system; anticipated office furniture, supplies, and equipment needs; updating inventory and equipment maintenance;
• Assisting with administrative inquiries from staff and vendors regarding purchasing, human resources, property, facilities projects, etcetera;
• Assisting CJA Panel Administrator with voucher processing and case appointments;
• Assisting Computer Systems Administrator with case data management;
• Assisting answering telephones as needed.
• Performing all other duties as assigned.


Candidates must have a high diploma or equivalent, at least three years of general experience, and at least two years of progressively responsible administrative experience. Some higher education may be substituted for experience. Candidates must be highly motivated self-starters, detail and policy oriented, able to multitask, have a demonstrated history of dependability, able to handle confidential matters with discretion and exhibit professional conduct at all times. Exceptional organizational, written, and oral communication skills are required. Candidate should possess strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, and have experience with accounting, purchasing, and general office management. Contracting officer certification and procurement experience is preferred, but not required. Law office and federal experience is a plus. The Administrative Assistant works closely with all staff to fulfill the mission of a fast-paced legal office. Duties and responsibilities will progress as the needs of the office change.

This graded position is full-time with federal benefits and salary commensurate with experience (Salary: JS-9 to JS-11) and qualifications. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation including an FBI name and fingerprint check and an IRS tax check. Subject to availability of funds.

Appointment is contingent upon successful completion of an FBI background check. Employees of the Federal Public Defender are members of the judicial branch of government and serve “at will.” Qualified candidates may apply by forwarding a letter of interest and resume with three (3) professional references to: Martin Adams, Administrative Officer, Please see for additional information.

Applications must be received by May 10, 2024. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek a diverse range of candidates to join our team.

Legal Assistant - Slowiaczek Albers & Whelan PC LLO

Posted April 7, 2024

Slowiaczek Albers & Whelan PC, LLO, a boutique family law firm with a combined 85 years of family law experience, is seeking to add another full-time legal assistant to our team.

Responsibilities for the ideal candidate include:
• Draft and process legal documents and correspondence.
• Maintain and organize files, attorney calendars, and effectively communicate with clients.
• Answer telephones and schedule consultations and meetings.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Have the ability to work independently and in a team environment. Confidently interact with clients, attorneys, co-workers and other professionals.
• Have a positive attitude and maintain a professional appearance.
• Be highly organized, detail oriented, have excellent grammar and proofreading skills along with superior verbal and written communication skills. Able to prioritize and manage time efficiently.
• Have a minimum of a High School Diploma. A college degree or equivalent experience in the legal field is preferred.


401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Time Off and 8 paid holidays each year
Early Friday Dismissal

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to Betsy Dickey at All inquiries will remain confidential.

Legal Secretary - Jackson Lewis - Omaha

Posted February 13, 2024

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

This position is located in Omaha, NE.

The legal secretary will work with multiple attorneys providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents; calendar maintenance; various office and client filing and electronic transcription.

The successful candidate types at least 65+ wpm accurately, is a very organized multi-tasking, detail-oriented team player possessing at least 5 years recent legal secretary experience (including electronic filing).

Essential Functions
• Engaged in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources in order to achieve.
• Provide support to up to four attorneys in labor and employment law matters, including litigation and backup support as needed.
• Answer phones and communicate with clients, the court, opposing counsel and other internal staff on a daily basis.
• Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies.
• Preparation/revision and filing of correspondence, pleadings, documents and other clerical assignments as directed.
• Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material.
• Run conflict checks and open new client engagements as requested.
• Maintain calendars, CLE, reports and time records.
• Book and organize travel arrangements including flights, hotels, transportation, make changes to reservations as needed.
• Maintain docketing for litigation attorneys.
• Transcribe electronic dictation, and schedule depositions.
• Various office, court and client filing and e-filing; proofreading documents.
• Perform other administrative duties, as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills Required
• At least 5 years recent legal secretarial experience within a law firm, at least one of which was in the labor and employment field.
• Typing 65+ wpm.
• Law firm billing software a plus. Familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures, including PACER and e-filing.
• Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology as well as court filings.
• Experienced with trial preparation and briefs.
• Punctual with excellent attendance.
• Proficient with generating Tables of Authorities and Table of Contents.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills.
• Ability to multi-task, and timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload.
• Knowledge of Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.

Educational Requirements
• High School diploma or equivalent required.
• 4-year college degree preferred.
Jackson Lewis offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
• Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account
• Firm-paid holidays, vacation and sick time
• Employee assistance program and other firm benefits

Please apply at: Careers R59-2024