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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


Workers' Compensation Paralegal

Posted August 20, 2019

Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, P.C. is seeking a Workers' Compensation Paralegal to join our team in our Downtown Omaha office.

Skills:
- Organized and able to multitask and meet all deadlines.
- Knowledgeable with Medical Chronologies, Terminology, and Summarization.
- Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office and Outlook Calendaring
- Professional and Friendly Communication skills
- Ability to work as a team and individually with minimal supervision

Full Time - Competitive benefits package and excellent work environment.
Please send Resume and Salary Requirements to Tlaflin@ekoklaw.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