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LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Posted September 13, 2019

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is seeking an individual for a Legal Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include:
• Formatting, proof-reading, and transcribing correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other documents,
• Utilizing advanced features in Microsoft products and other programs to ensure efficiency,
• Assisting clients, answering phones, and handling mail, email, and calendar inquiries,
• Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines, and
• Serving as an alternate assistant and alternate receptionist as needed.

Successful candidates have:
• The ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft products and other software,
• The ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal form,
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities,
• Three - five years of experience as a legal assistant preferred,
• Associates Degree in legal studies preferred.

Fraser Stryker provides challenging and rewarding work opportunities in a pleasant and professional environment. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, profit sharing and paid parking. Send resumes: applicants@fraserstryker.com


Legal Assistant

Posted September 9, 2019

Experienced legal assistant needed for busy law firm dedicated solely to plaintiff injury law. Varied duties include but are not limited to organizing files, client contact, medical record and medical bill acquisition and organization. Must have 3-5 years of work experience in the legal field. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. Word, Excel, Outlook, Needles, Adobe Acrobat experience helpful. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefit package including 401k profit sharing, employer-paid life insurance, employee health insurance and AD&D insurance, optional dental and AFLAC insurance, covered parking, paid holidays, semi-annual bonuses based on merit and longevity.

Contact: Brenda Floyd - Email: bfloyd@sgallnerlaw.com


Civil Litigation Paralegal

Posted September 4, 2019

This position involves working for five attorneys. The individual hired will be assisting lawyers in the litigation of workers' compensation cases from inception through resolution. The position entails extensive contact with clients, attorneys, insurance adjusters, and medical providers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- opening new files
- gathering and analyzing intake information and relevant documents
- fully investigating each case
- maintaining contact with clients on regular basis
- preparing first drafts of discovery documents and pleadings
- collecting documentation of damages sustained such as medical records and bills
- reading and summarizing medical records and reports
- organizing and maintaining files
- etc.

The individual hired must be able to jump into existing caseloads, have strong work ethic with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have great people skills, be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, have exceptional communication and written skills, and have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

Please send resume to jconway@prentissgrant.com to apply.

Job Benefits: Health insurance contribution, 401(k), paid time off, maternity leave, other

Salary Range: Competitive

Graduates: Recent graduates are welcome to apply; however, given the need to fill the position quickly, we cannot consider soon-to-be graduates at this time.


Real Estate Paralegal - Baird Holm LLP

Posted September 3, 2019

Job Description
Baird Holm LLP is seeking a full-time Real Estate Paralegal with at least three years' experience in real estate matters, including title, survey, contracts and zoning. Must be able to provide a range of high level support to attorneys by gathering, researching, analyzing, preparing and organizing information related to real estate and financial transactions.

As a Firm, we are constantly evolving to continue to provide world-class, exceptional support to our clients. In return, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, FREE covered parking, FREE access to a full onsite fitness facility, casual Fridays, and monthly Support Staff lunches.

Baird Holm’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and promoting a diverse work force is not only integral to the legal work of the Firm, but also to serving the interests of a wide-ranging client base.

If you’re interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to Leneé Petri, Director of Human Resources, at lpetri@bairdholm.com.

Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration. No recruiters/agencies please.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform legal research; search county real estate databases for deeds, liens, easements; search electronic court records; search GIS mapping databases.
• Analyze title insurance commitments and evaluate the status of title and liens on real property and resolve title defects.
• Collect and analyze due diligence closing documents; perform due diligence reviews.
• Retrieve and file documents from and with county and state government offices.
• Prepare correspondence, real estate transfer documents, loan documents, and various agreements.
• Prepare and record real estate transfer and loan documents.
• Perform, order, organize and prepare UCC searches and UCC result charts.
• Analyze ALTA surveys and legal descriptions of properties.
• Communicate well with Senior Paralegal, attorneys and third-parties.
• Prioritize tasks from multiple attorneys and multi-task to complete responsibilities on time.

EDUCATION and KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience in real estate law.
• Paralegal certification preferred.

SKILLS and ABILITIES DESIRED:
• Must be resourceful and able to work independently and yet communicate freely with attorneys and support staff in practice area.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel and other software programs used by the firm.
• Must be organized and able to prioritize work in a multi-tasking environment.
• Highly organized, detail orientated, and acute problem solving skills needed.
• Professional demeanor required while representing the firm whether in person or dealing with clients on the phone.


Litigation Secretary

Posted August 27, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Our mission: we are a preeminent workplace law firm dedicated to our clients and passionate about providing the highest quality, creative and effective representation of employers on the full range of employment and labor law matters, through offices strategically located throughout the country. We provide a rewarding and collegial work environment for the leading attorneys in our field as well as the team of staff that supports them. We are looking for a Litigation Paralegal and a Litigation Secretary to join our growing office in Omaha, Nebraska. Both positions are 37.5 hours per week. We offer a competitive salary, a full benefit package and an excellent working environment. Email resumes to OmahaRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com.

The Litigation Secretary will work with multiple attorneys, providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, drafting pleadings and documents; calendar maintenance for assigned attorneys; filing and electronic transcription. Position will also manage e-discovery, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents. With attorney supervision prepare chronologies of facts and production charts, perform searches and cull relevant information, organize pleadings, exhibits and appendices for filings, organize relevant documents for attorney review for witness interviews and depositions, and assist attorneys in trial preparation. Responsible for electronic filings for a range of state and federal courts, as well as having direct communication with court personnel, clients and opposing counsel. The successful candidate is very organized, comfortable with multi-tasking, detail-oriented team player possessing at least 5 years recent litigation secretarial experience (including electronic filing). Must be able to perform under tight deadlines in a consistently fast-paced environment. Educational requirements: Associate Degree required, 4 year college degree preferred.


Litigation Paralegal

Posted August 27, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Our mission: we are a preeminent workplace law firm dedicated to our clients and passionate about providing the highest quality, creative and effective representation of employers on the full range of employment and labor law matters, through offices strategically located throughout the country. We provide a rewarding and collegial work environment for the leading attorneys in our field as well as the team of staff that supports them. We are looking for a Litigation Paralegal and a Litigation Secretary to join our growing office in Omaha, Nebraska. Both positions are 37.5 hours per week. We offer a competitive salary, a full benefit package and an excellent working environment. Email resumes to OmahaRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com.

The Litigation Paralegal will manage e-discovery, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents. With attorney supervision prepare chronologies of facts and production charts, perform searches and cull relevant information, organize pleadings, exhibits and appendices for filings, organize relevant documents for attorney review for witness interviews and depositions, and assist attorneys in trial preparation. Additional duties to include: preparation of initial drafts of various pleadings and discovery documents in matters before Federal Administrative Law Judges (MSHA and OSHA), presentation of case summaries and courses of action to supervising attorneys, conducting legal research, including but not limited to, Lexis and Pacer research, cite-checking and shepardizing and assistance with motion preparation. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail with exceptional analytical skills. Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential. Educational requirements: Associate Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. Paralegal degree or related certificate. ABA Paralegal Certificate highly preferred.


Civil Litigation Paralegal

Posted August 26, 2019

Prentiss Grant Law Firm - Seeking Civil Litigation Paralegal

Details on the Position: This position involves working for five attorneys. The individual hired will be assisting lawyers in the litigation of workers' compensation cases from inception through resolution. The position entails extensive contact with clients, attorneys, insurance adjustors, and medical providers. Duties and responsibilities include: opening new files; gathering and analyzing intake information and relevant documents; fully investigating each case; maintaining contact with clients on regular basis; preparing first drafts of documents and pleadings; collecting documentation of damages sustained such as medical records and bills; reading and summarizing medical records and reports; organizing and maintaining files; etc. The individual hired must be able to jump into existing caseloads, have strong work ethic with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have great people skills, be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines; have exceptional communication and written skills; and have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

How to Apply: Please send a resume to kpaumer@prentissgrant.com.

Job Benefits: Health insurance contribution, 401(k), paid time off, maternity leave, other.

Salary Range: Competitive.

Graduates: Recent graduates are welcome to apply; however, given the need to fill the position quickly, we cannot consider soon-to-be graduates at this time.


CORPORATE PARALEGAL - DVORAK LAW GROUP, LLC – OMAHA

Posted August 26, 2019

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

SKILLS
• Critical thinking, personal initiative and accountability required.
• Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail required.
• Ability to create documents using correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; review legal documents to identify inaccuracies or omissions; pay attention to detail in all work and see work through to its logical conclusion.
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft office applications and law management software required.
• Ability to confidently and effectively interact with and demonstrate respect for clients, attorneys and all employees in a collaborative team-based culture.
• Confidentiality regarding all aspects of the business, discretion and tact are required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
• Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience required.
• Minimum of three years corporate and transactional work required.

BENEFITS:
• Group Health Insurance
• Group Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Short-Term Disability Insurance
• Critical Care Insurance
• Accident Insurance
• 401(k) Plan
• Long-Term Disability Insurance

Full-Time
Salary is commensurate with experience.

CONTACT:
jblumel@ddlawgroup.com
Subject Line: Corporate Paralegal Posting

MAIL:
Mr. Jeffrey J. Blumel
Dvorak Law Group - Job Posting
9500 W. Dodge Rd. Ste. 100
Omaha, NE 68114


Litigation Paralegal

Posted August 21, 2019

Job Summary (basic description): This position involves working with multiple attorneys, providing a full range of support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, first drafts of corporate documents, estate planning documents, probate pleadings, bankruptcy forms, criminal and civil pleadings, research, client contact. Must be exceptionally detail oriented and have excellent grammar and proofreading skills. Applicants with a history of success in supporting an attorney in estate planning, probate, corporate, business, and bankruptcy will be given preference.
Other duties will include first drafts of pleadings and contracts, calendar maintenance for assigned attorneys; filing pleadings. Position will also manage e-discovery, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents, service of process. With attorney supervision prepare chronologies of facts and perform research, organize pleadings, exhibits, and appendices for filings, organize relevant documents for attorney review for witness interviews and depositions, and assist attorneys in all steps of trial preparation.

Essential Functions

Engaged in the work of the attorney by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects.
• Provide support for up to three attorneys in transactional and litigation matters and backup support as needed.
• Assist with preparation of pleadings and discovery in federal and state court matters and arbitration proceedings.
• Assist with preparation of federal and state administrative filings.
• Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced during discovery; and, prepare/coordinate document production and responses to discovery requests.
• Prepare deposition and record subpoenas according to state and federal regulations; coordinate production of third-party records and summarize some; prepare deposition outlines and summaries.
• Analyze and review privileged documents.
• Trial and arbitration preparation; preparation and management of trial exhibits and other trial related assistance.
• Answer phones and communicate with clients daily.
• Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies.
• Prepare/revise correspondence, pleadings, documents and other clerical assignments.
• 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.
• Transportation--make changes to reservations as needed.
• Maintain docketing for attorneys.
• Schedule depositions.
• Handle various office and client filing; proofreading documents.
• Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills Required
• 5 years minimum recent legal secretarial experience within a law firm supporting litigation and transactional attorneys.
• Familiarity with state and federal rules and procedures a plus, along with law firm billing software.
• 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.
• Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedures and Rules of Criminal Procedures.
• 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.
• Proficiency in Windows environment including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well as a team in cooperative, large office environment and communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level.
• Knowledge of Tabs3, Worldox, Infusionsoft, and Practice Master is a plus.

Educational Requirements
• Associate Degree required; 4-year college degree preferred.
• Paralegal degree preferred.

Salary and Benefits
•Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.
•Berry Law Firm offers a generous benefits package.


Please direct resumes to: Reta@jsberrylaw.com.


Legal Assistant

Posted August 20, 2019

Wolfe Snowden Hurd Ahl Sitzmann Tannehill & Hahn, LLP, a downtown Lincoln, Nebraska law firm, is seeking a highly-motivated legal assistant with recent experience in the area of transactional law to join our team. Experience in estate planning and/or bankruptcy also preferred. This position will provide support for one or more attorneys with a well-established practice. Outstanding organizational skills, self-starter and attention to detail along with a mature, responsible, reliable demeanor and the ability to prioritize required. We offer competitive pay, a full benefits package and paid parking. This is a full time position, working 40 hours per week. Salary DOE.

To apply, please email resume, letter of interest and references to lschmidt@wolfesnowden.com.


Litigation Legal Assistant

Posted August 20, 2019

Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP
Litigation Legal Assistant
Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP is seeking a full-time Litigation Legal Assistant. The position will work mainly with medical malpractice defense and insurance defense. We are located at 10250 Regency Center, Suite 300 in Omaha.

Position Responsibilities
Prepare draft and final documents
Organizing discovery and trial data
Summarizing depositions and preparing trial notebooks
Manage individual client files
Input of attorney and legal assistant time into TABS for billing
Maintain client files in Worldox, document management system
Position requires transcription skills

Qualifications
Prior litigation experience desire
Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required
Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment

If interested, please email your resume to rtodd@pheblaw.com
You can also read more about our firm at www.pheblaw.com


Litigation Paralegal - Lincoln, NE

Posted August 7, 2019

Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our growing law firm in our Lincoln, Nebraska office. Interested parties must have a bachelor’s degree or completed formal education in the legal field.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to handle strict deadlines and juggle multiple tasks with ease. Must also have a working knowledge of medical terminology and medical chronologies. Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision are required. Experience with MS Office products is required and a working knowledge of litigation support software a plus.

Lamson, Dugan & Murray was established on simple principles: hard work, integrity, and excellence in our practice. Today, our team includes more than 40 attorneys who remain committed to those principles. We continue to expand our litigation and corporate expertise, while providing the highest level of service to our clients.

We offer a full benefit package, a great location with free parking and professional environment. If you would like to be considered for this position, please send resume and salary requirements to: apply@ldmlaw.com.


Litigation Paralegal

Posted August 7, 2019

Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our growing law firm. Interested parties must have a bachelor’s degree or completed formal education in the legal field.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to handle strict deadlines and juggle multiple tasks with ease. Must also have a working knowledge of medical terminology and medical chronologies. Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision are required. Experience with MS Office products is required and a working knowledge of litigation support software a plus.

Lamson, Dugan & Murray was established on simple principles: hard work, integrity, and excellence in our practice. Today, our team includes more than 40 attorneys who remain committed to those principles. We continue to expand our litigation and corporate expertise, while providing the highest level of service to our clients.

We offer a full benefit package, a great location with free parking and professional environment. If you would like to be considered for this position, please send resume and salary requirements to: apply@ldmlaw.com/.


Paralegal

Posted July 22, 2019

If you are a paralegal w/ at least 3 years of divorce/family law experience we have an AWESOME position on our team for you. Our team creates the very culture that all of us want to be a part of: drama free, values based, with great customer service and great pay. We will consider paralegals who do NOT have experience in this area if you have other great substantive legal experience

Please take a look at our website at www.NebraskaLegalGroup.com then send us a brief cover letter explaining why you are perfect for this position, along with a current resume. The letter is the most important item you will submit, so please be creative and tell us who you really are! In addition to great salaries, we also offer health insurance, an automatic 3% payment to your 401k, and every Friday off at 3:00 pm. NO phone calls please, and submit all materials in .pdf to kayleen@NebraskaLegalGroup.com. We look forward to hearing from you!


Corporate Paralegal

Posted July 22, 2019

McGrath North law firm is seeking a Corporate Paralegal with at least 2 years of experience to join our Business and Corporate practice group supporting attorneys on general corporate work and transactions. This position will be responsible for preparing and filing annual reports, preparing UCC documents, maintaining corporate files, drafting organizational documents, drafting closing documents, and calendaring deadlines. Candidate must possess excellent organization skills and be attentive to detail, proficient with technology, calendar and meet multiple deadlines, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word.rnFounded in Omaha in 1959, McGrath North has grown into one of the Midwest's largest and most reputable firms. Our experience and proficiency have made McGrat h North the firm of choice for clients in Nebraska, the Midwest and beyond.

Contact us to schedule an interview and hear about our top level compensation and benefits package. Information may be submitted to Donna Russell at drussell@mcgrathnorth.com or 1601 Dodge Street, Suite 3700, Omaha, Nebraska 68102


Legal Practice Assistant

Posted July 22, 2019

Gilmore & Bell, P.C., one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States, is seeking a Legal Practice Assistant to join our Omaha office. We are conveniently located in the Regency area just off I-680. We offer a friendly and collaborative work environment and excellent benefits.
Responsibilities:
• Maintain and monitor files in an organized fashion including updating Firm’s document management system and legal software system.
• Prepare initial drafts of increasingly complex legal documents and transcripts for attorney review. May conduct research, speak with clients, arrange for internal resources when necessary, and review various documentation to obtain necessary information for document drafting.
• Review and revise all matter of legal documents and provide assessment to attorney.
• Coordinate and track document delivery in an accurate and timely manner and assemble documents for signature and coordination of execution.
• Interact with clients in a professional and courteous manner by phone, email, correspondence, or in person.
• Perform billing duties which may include invoice preparation, payment arrangements, tracking payments, depositing payments, and/or following up on outstanding payments.
• Perform other clerical duties which may include scanning, scheduling, answering calls, composing routine correspondence, preparing slide decks, printing and scanning documents, and/or reading and routing incoming mail.

Requirements:
• 4 year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 3 or more years related experience.
• Proficiency in MS Office software applications: Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Outlook.
• Superior verbal and written communication skills.
• High attention to detail and accuracy of work.
• Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities. from all levels of an organization.
• Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment.
• Independent, action-oriented thinker who is able to successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with a minimum of supervision.
• General understanding of laws and ability to understand written legal material.

Preferred:

• Paralegal certification
• ProLaw skills
• Document Management system experience

To apply for this opportunity and start your career with our firm, please send a resume and cover letter to jhain@gilmorebell.com
EOE/M/F/D/V