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Litigation Legal Assistant - Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP

Posted July 31, 2020

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 - Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP

Posted July 28, 2020

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP is seeking a litigation paralegal with at least two years of experience. Experience in the areas of insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, and probate litigation is highly desired. AK&C is full-service business law firm that has been serving the Omaha area for over 75 years.

Position Responsibilities:
*Prepare draft and final documents
*Coordinate discovery and trial documents
*Summarize depositions
*Assist with all aspects of trial preparation
*Experience in reviewing and summarizing medical and billing records highly desired

Other Qualifications:
*Excellent writing and communication skills
*Handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks with great detail
*Professionalism in dealing with clients
*Ability to work with minimal supervision

Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to Nicole Seckman Jilek at njilek@akclaw.com


Estate Planning and Probate Paralegal – Rembolt Ludtke LLP

Posted July 24, 2020

Summary of Responsibilities
The Paralegal performs a variety of duties to assist attorneys to whom assigned according to established policies and procedures. Maintains positive and timely contact with clients and observes confidentiality of client matters. Organizes and maintains case files, pleadings and other documents and attorney notebooks. Monitors court dockets on current cases. May be required to summarize articles, reports, and client communications. Keeps accurate time records.

Under the direct supervision of the Firm’s attorneys, a Paralegal performs substantive legal work and status updates that requires basic knowledge of the law and legal concepts. The Paralegal is required to recognize, evaluate, organize, analyze, and communicate relevant facts and legal concepts. The Paralegal’s duties vary and depend largely on the specific area of practice in which the Paralegal is engaged.

This position reports to the Director of Firm Operations.

Key Responsibilities
• Follows the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the state.
• Manages the timely progression of client matters and provides monthly updates as to status.
• Communicates directly with clients, but does not provide legal advice.
• Maintains communication and rapport with clerks and bailiffs of applicable courts.
• Assists the attorney in client interviews and investigation.
• Drafts client correspondence.
• Reviews and analyzes matters to prepare matter evaluations and status reports to clients.
• Drafts legal documents for attorney review, including, as applicable, court pleadings and filings, beneficiary claim forms, and submissions to state and federal agencies.
• Attends, as applicable, hearings and client meetings.
• May be required to utilize computerized litigation filing techniques and estate and inheritance tax preparation software when applicable.
• Prepares initial drafts of Federal Estate and Gift Tax Returns and Inheritance Tax Worksheets.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Paralegal degree or commensurate on the job experience to gain expertise needed to do substantive legal support work.
• Five years of experience in a law firm specializing in probate and estate and trust administration preferred.
• Knowledge of legal principles and practices at a level normally acquired through formal paralegal training or its equivalent.
• Understanding of law firm client billing practices and procedures and ability to follow the same.
• Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
• Articulates understanding of logging appropriate billable hours. Ability to accurately capture billable hours and enter into computerized time-keeper system at the end of each working day.
• Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow the instruction effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.
• Work occasionally requires more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position; may require irregular hours.
• Ability to operate standard office equipment and software.
• Ability to travel to private and public buildings, locally and statewide, via private or public conveyance to assist attorney in attending to client needs on legal matters.
• Proficient in Microsoft programs, such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Physical Work Conditions and Demands
• This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.
• This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Completion of Work
The expectation of this position is that individuals accurately capture billable hours and record them accordingly, in accordance with the Firm’s policy on billing.

Professional Certifications and Credentials
• Required to be Notary Public through the State of Nebraska.
• Paralegal Associates Degree or related certification strongly preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree in paralegal studies or related field strongly preferred.

We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including, but not limited to, health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability insurance, 401(K) profit sharing, section 125 plan, associated business development and continuing education reimbursement, paid time off, and paid covered parking.

Please email your cover letter, current resume, professional references and recommendations to: Jason Griess, JD/MBA, Director of Firm Operations at jgriess@remboltlawfirm.com.


Legal Assistant - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted July 23, 2020

Vandenack Weaver LLC is seeking an individual for a Legal 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 independently.

Responsibilities:
• Formatting, proof-reading and transcribing correspondence, pleadings, contracts, and other documents
• Answering phones and handling mail, email, scanning documents
• Maintaining and monitoring assigned files and deadlines
• Filing court documents and other errands
• Assisting paralegals and attorneys as requested
• 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

Full benefit package is included. 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.


Estate, Trust, and Tax Paralegal - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted July 23, 2020

Vandenack Weaver LLC is seeking an Estate, Trust and Tax Paralegal to become a part of our team. This position will be under the direct supervision of an attorney with the firm and will perform substantive legal work and status updates that requires basic knowledge of the law and legal concepts. Must possess the ability to recognize, evaluate, organize, analyze, and communicate relevant facts and legal concepts.

Responsibilities:
• Conduct research to support legal proceedings
• Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents
• Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes
• Record and store client information
• Maintain deadlines and dockets for internal matters and external government agency and court deadlines
• Duties related to estate planning, probate and trust administration, tax filings and tax dispute resolution matters

Qualifications:
• Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field
• Familiarity with legal research
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Technology skills
• Interpersonal skills

A paralegal certification is preferred. Tax experience is a plus. Full benefit package is included. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our paralegals 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 paralegal that is hard working, productive and a team player.

Please send resumes to info@vwattys.com


Litigation Paralegal - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted July 23, 2020

Vandenack Weaver LLC is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to become a part of our team. This position will be under the direct supervision of an attorney with the firm and will perform substantive legal work and status updates that requires basic knowledge of the law and legal concepts. Must possess the ability to recognize, evaluate, organize, analyze, and communicate relevant facts and legal concepts.

Responsibilities:
• Assisting with the preparation, filing and service of pleadings
• Acting as liaison among all parties including court or other neutrals for scheduling and sharing information
• Organizing and managing documents, including the creation of spreadsheets and retrieval systems
• Coordinating the collection, review and production of documents and responding to discovery requests
• Assisting with trial preparation including the assembly of exhibits, witness binders and appendices for depositions and court filings
• Summarizing deposition and trial transcripts and exhibits
• Researching case-related factual issues using in-house files and outside reference sources
• Compiling information and, preparing statistics, charts, graphs and other summaries to detail the findings

Qualifications:
• Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field
• Legal research and investigation skills
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Attention to detail
• Technology skills
• Interpersonal skills with ability to follow direction and procedures

A paralegal certification is preferred. Tax experience is a plus. Full benefit package is included. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our paralegals 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 paralegal that is hard working, productive and a team player.

Please send resumes to info@vwattys.com


Litigation Paralegal - Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO

Posted July 21, 2020

Busy civil litigation firm is looking for a fulltime Paralegal with 3 to 5 years of experience. Duties include drafting, preparing and issuing subpoenas; reviewing and summarizing medical records; preparing for and scheduling depositions; drafting, coordinating and organizing discovery; assembling materials for trial and otherwise supporting litigation attorneys. Must be a team player, have strong professional communication, organization and typing skills as well as working knowledge of Outlook and Office. Competitive salary, health insurance, 401K, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays.

Send resumes and qualifications to:

Woodke & Gibbons, PC, LLO
619 N. 90 Street
Omaha, NE 68114

No phone calls please.


Legal Administrative Assistant - Fraser Stryker

Posted July 20, 2020

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 to applicants@fraserstryker.com.


Paralegal - Vandenack Weaver LLC

Posted July 13, 2020

West Omaha tax, business, trust and estates law firm seeks experienced, self-motivated, well organized and detail oriented Paralegal. Candidate should have the ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects accurately and efficiently. Successful candidate needs to have minimum of 3 years paralegal experience and must be comfortable with numbers and an excellent writer and proofreader. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with timekeeping software and general technology preferred. Pay commensurate with experience and skills. This is a full time position with benefits.

Benefits include medical, dental and vision, health savings, 401K, long term disability insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Apply by emailing resume to info@vwattys.com.


Paralegal - Public Finance - Gilmore & Bell, P.C.

Posted July 9, 2020

Gilmore & Bell, P.C., the top public finance firm in Nebraska and one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States, is seeking a Legal Practice Assistant/Paralegal to join our Omaha office.

Position Features:

• We are centrally located in Regency, just off I-680 and offer a small, friendly, relaxed and collaborative office environment which embraces the use of technology to deliver exceptional service to clients.
• All of our employees are equipped to work remotely during the ongoing pandemic and we do not require that employees work in the office.
• We offer summer hours to our employees (Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon).
• Our legal practice assistants/paralegals perform substantive, valuable work, and are critical to our client service mission.
• Our legal practice assistants/paralegals are offered opportunities for training, career advancement and professional development, as well as excellent compensation and benefits.
• Our legal practice assistants/paralegals are not required to track their time for billing purposes.

Responsibilities:

• Draft and revise financing transaction documents, correspondence, and closing sets for attorney review.
• Conduct research, speak with clients, and coordinate internal resources when necessary.
• Review various documentation to obtain necessary information for document drafting.
• Manage transactions and monitor transaction processes.
• Assemble documents for execution and coordinate and track document delivery in an accurate and timely manner.
• Organize, compile and send closing books to clients.
• Open, close, and maintain organized hard copy and electronic files.
• Interact with clients and other professionals in a competent and kind manner by phone, e-mail, correspondence, or in person.
• Perform limited billing duties which may include invoice preparation and processing payments.
• Clerical duties may include preparing calendar invitations, composing routine correspondence, revising slide decks, printing and scanning documents, and reading and routing incoming mail.
• Perform shared office management duties which may include ordering office supplies, contacting building management for repairs, if needed, hosting clients and maintaining cleanliness of common areas.

Requirements:

• High attention to detail and accuracy of work.
• 4-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Proficiency in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Outlook.
• Superior verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities from all levels of an organization.
• Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills.
• Independent, action-oriented thinker who will successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with limited supervision and work with other legal practice assistants/paralegals as a team.

Preferred:

• 3 or more years related experience.
• Paralegal certification.
• 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


Paralegal - Simpson Legal Group, LLC

Posted July 8, 2020

Simpson Legal Group, LLC — Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Hiring Locally

Paralegal Job Responsibilities:
• Assisting with the preparation, filing and service of pleadings
• Acting as liaison among all parties including court or other neutrals for scheduling and sharing information
• Organizing and managing documents, including the creation of spreadsheets and retrieval systems
• Coordinating the collection, review and production of documents and responding to discovery requests
• Assisting with trial preparation including the assembly of exhibits, witness binders and appendices for depositions and court filings
• Summarizing deposition and trial transcripts and exhibits
• Researching case-related factual issues using in-house files and outside reference sources
• Compiling information and, preparing statistics, charts, graphs and other summaries to detail the findings
Paralegal Qualifications and Skills:
• Participating in educational opportunities to keep up-to-date on job knowledge and skill set
• Participating in professional organizations
• Excellent organization skills
• Attention to detail
• Legal research and investigation skills
• Ability to follow direction and procedures
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to prioritize workload and assignments
• Capacity to work independently and utilize remote access, if necessary
Education and Experience Requirements:
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program preferred, or a combination of education and/or experience
• 2-3 years of significant and substantive family law/personal injury experience as a paralegal in a law firm setting
• Experience drafting, cite-checking, and correcting legal briefs (trial and appellate).
• Experience managing medium to large-scale document productions
• Working knowledge and competency with case management software (i.e. Clio)
• Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software (i.e. Microsoft Office products)

Pay is commensurate with experience.
Hours are: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Job Type: Full-time

Send a resume to jdriver@simpsonlegalgroup.com


Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Stowell, Geweke & Piskorski, P.C., L.L.O.

Posted July 8, 2020

Stowell, Geweke & Piskorski in Ord, NE is seeking a paralegal or individual with skills as a legal assistant. As a team member, you will provide paralegal/legal assistant support to our team on a variety of matters including estate planning, real estate, entity formation, probate/trust administration, litigation matters, and family law. We greatly value our team culture at SG&P, so all team members must be committed to taking initiative, creating solutions, and collaborating with others.

Duties include handling client interactions, preparation of documents in designated areas, legal filings, answering telephones, and general office assistance.

Our mission is to provide the utmost level of service to our clients. Team members must have good phone presence, the ability to interact with clients, strong word processing and organizational skills, attention to detail, and a willingness to learn.

Please email a cover letter addressed to Stowell, Geweke & Piskorski, P.C., L.L.O., describing your work experience, together with a resume listing work history, academic credentials, and professional references to jpiskorski@ordlawfirm.com.


Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Law Offices of Willow T. Head, P.C. L.L.O

Posted July 8, 2020

We have an opportunity for a full time paralegal/legal assistant for immediate start. Applicant would be working with one attorney whose practice is solely dedicated to family law. Litigation support experience, familiarity with pleadings and computer proficiency are required. Experience with family law matters is preferred. Applicant must have a strong work ethic, ability to meet deadlines, excel at multi-tasking and be able to work independently.

Job duties include working on files from beginning to end, drafting pleadings, telephone and email contact with clients, docketing deadlines, calendaring hearings and drafting correspondence among other duties.

If interested, please submit your resume and a list of references for consideration to whead@willowheadlaw.com. All responses will be kept strictly confidential. Salary to commensurate with experience.

Law Offices of Willow T. Head, P.C. L.L.O.
13215 Birch Drive, Suite 103, Omaha, Nebraska


Litigation Paralegal - Fraser Stryker PC LLO

Posted June 26, 2020

Fraser Stryker Law Firm is hiring for a Litigation Paralegal to work under the direction and supervision of assigned attorneys and:

• Collect, analyze, organize and summarize documents, medical records, discovery, testimony, transcripts and trial data for multiple attorneys and multiple cases,
• Prepare pleadings, draft and answer interrogatories and respond to requests to produce documents,
• Assist in locating and preparing witnesses for trial,
• Utilize a variety of software and on-line applications to assist with discovery and organizing, summarizing, and producing documents.
• Obtain and organize trial exhibits, attend trial if necessary.

Successful candidates have:

• Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies or an Associate's Degree and a Paralegal Certificate,
• Ability to demonstrate effective analytical and organizational skills, e-discovery experience a plus,
• Ability to communicate professionally, both written and verbal,
• Ability to work with a variety of team members including attorneys and other staff,
• Three to five years of litigation experience 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 your resume to applicants@fraserstryker.com.