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Paralegal - Perry Law Firm

Posted August 8, 2022



This candidate will provide support in several areas of law working with several of the firm’s attorneys. Areas will include but are not limited to Business, Corporate, Banking, Loans and Collections, wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate. Paralegal will on occasion assist with Real Estate transactions.

Paralegal will generally be responsible for:
• Calendaring, drafting, typing, proofreading, and finalizing outgoing documents, correspondence, pleadings, and filings to ensure that all legal requirements and timelines are met; apply knowledge of proper use of grammar and spelling.
• Assist in corporate records management and entity organization
• Prepare and file UCC, corporate state filings to qualify and maintain entity good standing
• Perform research related to corporate documents and entities
• Research relevant statutes, rulings and regulations and prepare related summaries and memos
• Assist in Banking, Loans and Collections
• Assist in various Real Estate transactions
• Assist with miscellaneous internal/external requests for information
• Assist in the preparation of Wills, Estates, Trusts and Probate documents

Requirements:
Candidate should possess an Associate Degree, Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal studies with 3+ years corporate paralegal experience preferred.

Candidate should possess the following:
• Ability to work with many deadlines, time requirement conflicts
• Subject to frequent interruptions; ability to switch attention between tasks quickly
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and relationships within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Flexibility and willingness to assist in other areas as needed
• Candidates must have excellent organization skills and be capable of multi-tasking. Accuracy and attention to detail are required. Candidates must have experience using Word, Excel, Adobe, and Calendaring.

Perry Law firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Perry Law firm does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies, search firms or any third parties.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jana L. Dyer
Office Manager
jdyer@perrylawfirm.com
(Telephone: 402.476.9200)


Immigration Paralegal - Jackson Lewis

Posted July 13, 2022

Job Summary (basic description)
The immigration paralegal will prepare or file online all USCIS forms and draft supporting legal letters for all types of visas/applications/petitions.

Essential Functions
• Assisting and support immigration attorneys in the preparation and filing of immigration applications and petitions. This may include visa petitions, applications for permanent residency, naturalization applications, Adjustment of Status Applications, and/or PERM applications, depending on experience;
• Communicating with client HR and legal representatives on case preparation and status;
• Liaising with relevant government agencies including USCIS, CBP, US Department of State, and US Department of Labor;
• Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced;
• Prepare/coordinate document production and responses to requests for evidence;
• Assist attorney with gathering evidence, preparing supporting documents, preparing evidence and exhibits, and complying with procedural requirements and filing deadlines;
• Analyze and review case details to determine future actions;
• Demonstrate strategic thinking and initiative with regard to case assignments and identify and resolve delays in process;
• Enter time records;
• Create new files and update client matter reports;
• Address client case status inquiries, including processing remaining steps in filing, processing times, and consular appointment issues; and
• Conduct ongoing case tracking and management.

Qualifications/Skills Required
• 1 – 3 years of immigration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or similar position preferred
• Ability to manage client relationships for high-volume clients and complex projects under short deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Proficiency with various technology platforms, including Office 365, NetDocuments, immigration case management tools
• Communicate effectively in oral and written English
• Strong organizational and project management skills
• Initiative, team orientation and professionalism
• Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize assignments in a fast-paced environment
• Exceptional writing skills

Educational Requirements
• Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree a plus
• Paralegal Certificate a plus


Where to Apply

https://jacksonlewis.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/JacksonLewisBusinessandLegalProfessionalsCareers/job/US---NE---Omaha/Immigration-Paralegal_R439-2022


LEGAL ASSISTANT/FRONT DESK ATTENDANT - Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen

Posted July 7, 2022

Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen is seeking an individual for a part time Legal Assistant/Front Desk Attendant 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 and other documents
• Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines
• Coordinating and supporting attorneys as requested
• Greeting and directing visitors
• Answering phones
• Sorting incoming mail and processing outgoing mail
• Scanning and saving documents
• 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

This is a part time position for office located in Blair, NE. 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.


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 - Atwood, Holsten, Brown, Deaver, Spier & Israel P.C., L.L.O.

Posted June 23, 2022

Atwood, Holsten, Brown, Deaver, Spier & Israel P.C., L.L.O. has earned a noteworthy record of success representing clients in workers’ compensation, personal injury, railroad, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. We are seeking a full-time paralegal to join our team in Lincoln in the areas of civil litigation and personal injury litigation. We are seeking an experienced civil litigation paralegal. Ideally, the right candidate would have experience in civil litigation in general but will undergo training with current paralegals to facilitate a smooth transition for you and the firm. Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Bonuses are common, based on performance and the firm's success in any given year. Great culture and environment. Competitive benefits, including paid health insurance, life insurance, generous vacation, sick and personal days, and significant flexibility for life commitments and potential work from home opportunities after becoming established with the firm.

Responsibilities include:

• Drafting legal documents including discovery, motions, pleadings, records subpoenas, demand letters, etc.
• Organizing and maintaining case files.
• Verbally communicating with clients, attorneys, medical providers, insurance carriers, expert and other witnesses, etc.
• Maintaining and managing calendar and schedule.
• Meeting with clients.
• Preparing cases for hearings and trials.
• Attending trials to assist attorneys.
• Preparing Excel spreadsheets for wage and damage calculations, exhibit lists, witness lists, and medical bill itemizations.
• Drafting correspondence to clients, attorneys, medical providers and insurance carriers.
• Gathering, analyzing, and summarizing documents, including medical records, medical bills, and wage/damages information.
• Summarizing medical records and deposition transcripts.

Seeking the following qualities:

• Hard-working and ability to thrive in a faced paced position
• Bright
• Curiosity and willingness to learn
• Attention to detail
• Organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
• Use of proper grammar when speaking and in writing
• Personal skills, including ability and willingness to talk to clients coming from wide range of backgrounds
• Ability to get along with others
• Desire to invest and take pride in work
• Dependable
Skills/Experience:

• Previous law firm experience highly preferred.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC required.
• Knowledge of medical terminology or medical background preferred, but not required.

To apply, please send resume to mrandall@atwoodlawyers.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


Paralegal – Estate and Trust Administration - Koley Jessen

Posted June 6, 2022

We offer our clients the largest and most credentialed team of estate planning and estate/trust administration professionals in the region. We serve as trusted advisors to some of the area’s most prominent individuals, executives, families and business owners to assist them with the accumulation, management, protection and transfer of their wealth. This affords us the opportunity to continually work on sophisticated and challenging projects, creating unlimited learning opportunities and increased levels of engagement for our team members. Our collaborative and team-oriented culture drives our ability to serve our clients’ needs.

As an Estate and Trust Administration Paralegal, you will be at the center of helping clients through the sometimes challenging process of settling the estates of their loved ones. You will have access to the resources of a large firm, but also have the opportunity to learn and grow with sophisticated and challenging work.

Job responsibilities include:
• Preparing court pleadings for probates, Nebraska inheritance tax proceedings and guardianship / conservatorship proceedings
• Gathering, analyzing, reconciling and documenting information on the value and title of estate / trust assets, debts, and expenses
• Conducting legal research, including statutory, regulatory and case law research
• Communicating directly by phone and written correspondence with clients, other professional advisors, executors / trustees, beneficiaries and court personnel
• Preparing and assembling initial drafts of Federal estate tax returns, Federal gift tax returns, Nebraska Inheritance Tax Worksheets and related documentation for review by supervising attorneys
• Coordinating asset transfers involving financial accounts, business interests (e.g., corporate stock and LLC units) and real estate, and preparing related transfer documentation

Who we want:
• A focused and organized professional with precise attention to detail and a desire to deliver impeccable service for clients
• A critical thinker with exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to simplify and explain complex topics to clients in an understandable manner
• An organized project manager who can balance multiple projects at various stages, while ensuring timely completion of work and meeting all deadlines
• A dedicated and driven individual who wants to be a part of a larger team to help guide clients through the estate / trust administration process

What you need:
• At least five years of estate / trust administration experience, with meaningful exposure to sophisticated estate and tax planning strategies for high net worth clientele
• Experience preparing Federal estate tax returns for taxable estates or for making portability elections
• Experience preparing Nebraska Inheritance Tax Worksheets
• Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including in particular Excel, and other computer / software technologies
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent time management abilities and proactive management of deadlines
• Keen attention to detail
• The ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Excellent academic and professional credentials

Additional preferred credentials that will be considered as highly valuable for this position:
• Paralegal degree from an accredited paralegal program
• Paralegal certificate
• Certified Public Accountant license

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.


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

Administrative Coordinator - Jackson Lewis

Posted July 13, 2022

Job Summary (basic description)
An Administrative Coordinator position will provide you with the opportunity to make an immediate impact to our Immigration team by providing project and administrative support to our legal teams. You will work in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging atmosphere with people who are passionate about immigration. The successful candidate will possess a customer service mindset, be very organized, able to multi-task and possess strong attention to detail.

Essential Functions
• Case manage data entry and continued maintenance of date integrity
• File and maintain electronic files and supporting documentation
• Create, edit, print and distribute materials as requested
• Close matters; maintain any and all records as required by firm policy
• General administrative duties as needed (i.e. faxing, copying, scanning)
• Meet assigned deadlines and communicate case progress/status/issues to paralegals and attorneys
• Build knowledge of firm and client processes
• Update client information in Tracker and Net Documents
• Monitor status of cases, track expiration dates, run reports
• Provide additional administrative support to the department and the office as requested

Qualifications/Skills Required
• Must have strong attention to detail and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
• Knowledge of Office 365, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Punctual with excellent attendance.
• Ability to multi-task, and timely respond to deadlines as well as balance workload.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in cooperative, small office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.
• Experience with immigration law and/or working in a law firm is a plus.
• Bilingual a plus.

Educational Requirements
• High School diploma or equivalent required.
• Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Where to Apply
https://jacksonlewis.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/JacksonLewisBusinessandLegalProfessionalsCareers/job/US---NE---Omaha/Administrative-Coordinator_R561-2022


Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court - Judicial Assistant

Posted July 13, 2022

Description
Are you a highly detailed person with legal experience? Do you enjoy working as part of a team, yet are independently responsible for your workload?

The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court is looking for a highly responsible and detail-oriented person to provide direct judicial support to Judges of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. We offer a unique experience where the legal, insurance, and medical industries intersect. An experience that cannot be found in other areas of the Nebraska judicial system.

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

1701 Farnam, Room 173, Hall of Justice, Omaha, NE

Examples of Work
Transcribe and/or draft decisions, orders, correspondence, and other legal materials. Proofread, edit, and cite check documents for accuracy. Verify and organize exhibits from hearings and trials, including scanning exhibits into the court’s computerized information systems when necessary.

Closely monitor court filings and documents received via eFiling. Examine contents for consistency with statutory and procedural requirements.

Assemble materials to create new docket folders for motions. Distribute appropriate documents to the parties involved.

Process new coverage enforcement motions from the Attorney General’s office. Prepare summons and serve appropriate parties via certified mail, sheriff, or other delivery methods allowed by statute.

Schedule motions, conferences, and trials for the assigned judges. Assist in coordinating video hearings or trials when necessary.

Process motions and prepare orders for the assigned judges and decisions for all judges.

Schedule court rooms, court reporters, interpreters, and overnight travel arrangements for the assigned judges. Work with Douglas County or District Court Administrator’s Office to schedule additional court rooms in Omaha when necessary.

Organize court rooms before and after hearings, including testing of courtroom technology equipment. Clean and/or sanitize as necessary.

Provide technical support to users of the courtroom technology equipment.

Maintain accurate records of filings and legal actions on forms and in the computer system.

Maintain calendars for the assigned judges and review for scheduling conflicts.

Greet and direct visitors. Screen and transfer telephone calls for the judges.

Perform various secretarial duties, including but not limited to, opening and distributing mail and preparing correspondence and other materials as required.

Maintain the flow of files and information with the main office in Lincoln using e-mail, shared directories, and databases on a computer network.

Verify accuracy of decisions and orders to be published on a daily basis.

Work in cooperation with the other judicial assistants and judicial coordinator, which includes providing support and backup, to effectively manage the workflow of all judges.

Monitor operation of Omaha office computers, printers, and computer network, and report problems to computer services personnel.

Disseminate directives regarding parking, security, repairs, cleaning, etc. from Douglas County Building Commissioner, implement and coordinate the same.

As workload permits, review closed cases and determine which cases are ready for permanent retention in accordance with the court’s Record Retention Schedule. Review filings and documents for completeness. Purge qualified docket records and scan pleadings, exhibits, and other documents for permanent retention.

Perform other duties as directed by the Clerk of the Court.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Completion of legal/paralegal course work, or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to enable the individual to perform the duties of the position and meet the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to type accurately, minimum 65 words per minute required.

PREFERRED: Previous court or legal assistant experience. Transcription experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current office practices and procedures and use of standard office equipment.

Knowledge of business English, grammar, and punctuation principles.

Knowledge of court policies and procedures.

Knowledge of legal terminology and format.

Knowledge of legal documents pertaining to the court.

Skill in the use of a computer keyboard.

Skill in the use of word processing and spreadsheet software.

Skill in taking and/or transcribing dictation.

Skill in active listening.

Ability to create and maintain a positive working environment.

Ability to type accurately, minimum 65 words per minute.

Ability to file and retrieve documents accurately.

Ability to effectively utilize the court’s computer system and to implement information technology solutions, processes, and procedures.

Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment within a broad framework of existing policies and procedures.

Ability to make and implement decisions effectively in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Ability to understand and accurately follow complex verbal and written instructions.

Ability to work on projects with only general supervision.

Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize individual work assignments and communicate the status of assignments.

Ability to accurately proofread and cite check legal materials.

Ability to draft decisions, orders, correspondence, and other legal materials.

Ability to maintain an accurate work product while working in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

Ability to meet established workload requirements.

Ability to perform effectively under stress.

Ability to attend to detail.

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to apply customer service and quality assurance principles.

Ability to apply critical thinking techniques.

Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court and/or state personnel at all levels, and with the public.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to follow established policies and procedures.

Ability to comply with established work schedules.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/3625078/judicial-assistant


LEGAL ASSISTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT - Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen

Posted July 11, 2022

Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen is seeking an individual for a Legal Assistant/Accounting 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:
• Support Family Office division by monitoring client account statements
• Data entry tax information
• Assist with entering information regarding assets and for tax returns
• Provide general support to Life Care Planning division
• Make appointments and follow up
• Drafting, formatting, and proof-reading correspondence and other documents
• Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines
• Coordinating and supporting attorneys as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Successful candidate possesses:
• Numbers/accounting background
• 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
• Ability to think critically with initiative and interest in seeking solutions for the contribution to the team

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.

Vandenack Weaver Truhlsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide an equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, transgender or sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.


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 Assistant - Petersen Law PLLC

Posted June 21, 2022

Legal Assistant – Job Description and Duties

Small law office with full time position available for a highly motivated professional individual with excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently and learn quickly.

Job duties would include: assisting in managing documents and files for cases, creating and preparing documents with a document assembly program (training available), creating and preparing related correspondence and general office work, such as filing, retrieving files, photocopying, date and calendar management, answer the phone, run short errands and mail processing.

Skills required: Word processing (Word/WordPerfect), Spreadsheet (Excel), E-mail (Outlook), drafting basic letter writing and drafting forms and basic computer operations. Basic bookkeeping knowledge helpful.

Must have ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, clients and the public. Attention to detail and efficiency a must, with the ability to meet deadlines. Legal experience not required.

Requires ability to sit for long periods of time, view the computer screen, knowledge of basic filing procedures, knowledge of basic mail processing procedures, bending and stooping, walking up to 6 blocks on errands twice or three times per day, retrieving files from cabinets or basement storage, light lifting up to 20 pounds and other similar tasks.

Education required: High school diploma or equivalent; College experience; General office experience.

Benefits include: Paid holidays, personal paid time off, retirement plan, educational opportunities and parking.

To apply, send resume and cover letter: deborah@petersenlawcb.com


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 Administrative Assistant - Koley Jessen

Posted June 6, 2022

Koley Jessen is a dynamic law firm powered by dynamic people. The firm is seeking a reliable, and driven Legal Administrative Assistant to work closely with attorneys and paralegals to provide over-the-top service and achieve the best results for our clients.

Our collaborative culture drives our ability to solve complex and challenging client problems with imagination and determination. Our investment in one another drives our success and ensures that Koley Jessen will always be a great place to work. Every team member is a vital part of any legal matter. The Legal Administrative Assistant partners with Attorneys and Paralegals to provide solutions to our clients, creating unlimited learning opportunities and increased levels of engagement. The Legal Administrative Assistant will also be a member of the Legal Administrative Assistant team and collaborate with other Legal Administrative Assistants on projects as needed.

A Legal Administrative Assistant at Koley Jessen has the ability to multitask in a consistently fast-paced environment, and possesses a proficiency in Microsoft Office applications while embracing relevant technology to actively improve his/her skills through formal and informal learning/training. The Legal Administrative Assistant will also possess effective verbal and written communication skills and has the ability to adapt his/her communication style to suit different audiences. An eagerness to learn and perform at a high-level of engagement and practice critical thinking skills is ideal.

Depending on the practice area, Legal Administrative Assistant job duties include, but are not limited to:
• Administrative tasks (time entry, expense reports, printing, calendaring, scanning, mailings, maintaining and organizing electronic files, coordinating travel arrangements)
• Legal-specific tasks (dictation/transcription, document revisions, document conversions, redlining, docketing)
• Other higher-level tasks (document drafting, assisting with closings, preparing virtual closing books, court filings, scheduling hearings).

Preferred skills and experience include at least two (2) years of legal assistant or administrative assistant experience, and proven proficiency with Microsoft Office and other computer/software technologies.

Koley Jessen offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including 401(k) with firm contribution, and the opportunity for professional development.

Koley Jessen is an energized law firm. You feel it the minute you walk in the door. We move fast and work smart. We solve client problems with agility and thrill them with over the top client service. Our team-driven culture is dynamic and collaboration is vigorous. At Koley Jessen, our energy powers the quality of our work and the quality of our lives. Discover the power of a career at Koley Jessen and energize your future. Contact us today.

Koley Jessen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide an equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, transgender or sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.


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.


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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


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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