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Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys

Posted January 12, 2022

Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Attorneys (www.inserra.com) is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join our team and help our clients get “Focused on Healing, Then Results.” IKS is a two-attorney firm with a support staff of eight other caring team members who solely represent Plaintiffs in Nebraska and Iowa injured by the negligence of other parties.

Job Description: This position involves working with our team helping injured client get onboarded to the Firm, and opening their claim file, and helping these clients through their treatment and healing process. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years experience in a personal injury firm work setting. Job duties including utilizing case management and document management software to maintain file organization, and applicant would be proficient in the Microsoft Office 365 products, as well as Excel and Quickbooks.

Email resume to clkkelley@inserra.com

Position is immediately available and full-time
Benefits: 401K/Profit Sharing
Pay: Commensurate with experience, but IKS offers very competitive salary and a great vacation package with Friday afternoons off during the summer months


Corporate Paralegal - Dvorak Law Group, LLC

Posted January 3, 2022

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Paralegal Certificate not required.
Working knowledge of corporate and transactional work highly preferred.
IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

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.

WHO WE ARE:

Dvorak Law Group’s highest priority is a collaborative approach whether working internally or with our clients and their trusted advisors to provide the highest level of service and help our clients navigate their legal challenges. Our firm is also committed to maintaining a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

BENEFITS:

Group Health Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Group Dental Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Vision Insurance (employee paid)
Short-Term Disability Insurance (employee paid)
Critical Care Insurance (employee paid)
Accident Insurance (employee paid)
401(k) Plan (employee contribution/employer match)
Long-Term Disability Insurance (employer paid)
Life Insurance (employer paid)
Dependent Care FSA (employee paid)
Health Savings Account (employee paid)
Employee Assistance Program (employer paid)

This position is an at-will position.

https://dvoraklawgroup.com/corporate-paralegal/

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=corporate+paralegal&jk=6bf84449f38fc6f8&_ga=2.21773115.127984342.1629142714-2061677467.1626722358&_gac=1.24183368.1628005567.CjwKCAjw0qOIBhBhEiwAyvVcf1vfblmLeQjW3a8xrn1gBddBG1dSHTjFHVBG4eLeOXeuJbNw2XtnRhoCWeQQAvD_BwE


Estate Planning Paralegal - Dvorak Law Group, LLC

Posted January 3, 2022

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drafting estate planning documents for attorney’s review (wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives)
Preparing documents and assisting the transfer of assets into trusts
Preparing and recording powers of attorney, deeds, memoranda of trust, and other recordable forms
Researching foreign jurisdictions for out-of-state client assets and re-registering them
Preparing and filing probate documents in the administration of an estate (petitions, motions, testamentary letters, inventories, accountings, and notices)
Filing life insurance claims and other death benefits
Communicating with beneficiaries and next of kin regarding admission of the will and other probate hearings
Administering estate accounts
Assisting with the investment, transfer, and/or liquidation of estate assets
Preparing and filing the decedent’s final income and tax returns
Preparing documents associated with land sale proceedings

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 non-negotiable.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
Minimum of one-year estate planning and probate work required

BENEFITS:
Group Health Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Group Dental Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
Vision Insurance (employee paid)
Short-Term Disability Insurance (employee paid)
Critical Care Insurance (employee paid)
Accident Insurance (employee paid)
401(k) Plan (employee contribution/employer match)
Long-Term Disability Insurance (employer paid)
Life Insurance (employer paid)
Dependent Care FSA (employee paid)
Health Savings Account (employee paid)
Employee Assistance Program (employer paid)
The position is an at-will position..

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location: Omaha, NE

https://dvoraklawgroup.com/estate-planning-probate-paralegal-2/

https://www.indeed.com/job/estate-planningprobate-paralegal-93f1342c19a49cc9


Workers’ Compensation Paralegal - Prentiss Grant LLC

Posted December 28, 2021

Prentiss Grant LLC is seeking a full-time workers’ compensation paralegal. Prentiss Grant LLC is an Omaha-based law firm, practicing mostly insurance workers’ compensation defense. We also specialize in mediation, personal injury, premises liability, subrogation, and coverage opinions. Our firm consists of five attorneys.

The ideal paralegal candidate will have experience in workers' compensation, either plaintiff or defense. He/she will be responsible for communicating with insurance carriers, employers, attorneys, and/or medical providers; preparing and responding to discovery requests; calculating workers’ compensation benefits (e,g., AWW, TTD, TPD, PPD, PTD, LOE, SOB); preparing settlement documents; finalizing all settlement matters; gathering medical records/bills; reviewing medical records/bills; summarizing medical records/bills; drafting legal pleadings; and trial preparation.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies (preferred)
• 2+ years’ of paralegal experience (workers’ compensation preferred)

Applicants may forward resumes to Cory Paumer at cpaumer@prentissgrant.com


Remote PT Legal Assistant - Demerath Law Office

Posted December 21, 2021

This position will require around 20 hours per week from home managing cases. Prefer 3-5 years of experience. Salary will be based on experience. Contact Larry Demerath at demerath@aol.com for more information.


Law Firm Administrator

Posted December 13, 2021

Crosby Guenzel LLP seeks a Law Firm Administrator to oversee the day-to-day administration of a law firm and perform a variety of clerical and administrative support tasks to facilitate the efficient operation of the law firm.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Manages the day-to-day operations of the office.
• Manages the daily operations of information systems.
• Manages equipment, office services, and facilities.
• Prepares monthly statements to clients using firm billing software and ensures accuracy and timely delivery of statements.
• Performs, in conjunction with outside bookkeeper, accounting functions which include billing, preparation of financial statements, management of reports, and collections.
• Manages vendors and ensures timely and accurate payments to vendors.
• Maintains a positive work environment by facilitating effective communication and information sharing among professional, paraprofessional, management, and support staff.
• Prepares legal correspondence and documentation.
• Consults with outside accountants for preparation of tax returns, and the production of other reports as required by law.
• Performs administrative duties, including ensuring timely filing of business and tax reports as required by law.
• Engages with clients and assists in preparation for client conferences.
• Assists with human resource management as needed.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by Partners.

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
• Detail-oriented and professional.
• Advanced understanding of office management practices including knowledge of bookkeeping procedures and information systems.
• Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
• Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or other similar software program.
• Ability to maintain confidential records.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Competitive pay commensurate with experience.
• Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K with employer contribution.

Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: manager@crosbylawfirm.com


AccessLine® Paralegal

Posted December 10, 2021

Description

The AccessLine® Paralegal processes applications over the telephone from potential clients and makes decisions regarding eligibility for service using established guidelines through the use of software, and assists clients by gathering information and directing them to appropriate resources.


• Screens calls to determine eligibility and potential conflicts of interest.

• Obtains case information from potential client to relay to attorney.

• Relays the legal facts and advice given by an attorney to the client, following up with written materials and careful documentation of all information.

• Maintains communications with other LAN offices on eligible cases.

• Refers clients to other agencies when appropriate.

• Maintains paperwork, handbooks, copies, and various assigned projects.

• Maintains general office support and administration.

• Assists in implementing firm goal of expanding consumer, housing, and government benefits cases.

• Complies with all LAN policies and procedures.

• Complies with all LCS Regulations.

• Other duties as assigned.



Requirements
Required Experience:

One to three years of experience making direct customer contact and customer service required.

Must demonstrate the ability to work with people in extremely distressing situations.



Required Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Some college or formal education in paralegal studies from an accredited institution is desirable but not required.


Required Skills

• Communication skills: Verbal & Written (with Management, Co-workers, Clients, Vendors, Attorneys).

• Computer skills and data entry (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and TIME).



Preferred Skills:

One year of paralegal experience preferred.

English/Spanish bilingual preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

•$32,000-$40,000 depending on experience, additional bonus available for bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers

•Medical

•Vision & Dental

•403(b)

•Employer paid life insurance

•Paid holidays

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/24103/Legal-Aid-of-Nebraska/AccessLine-Paralegal


Sr. Legal Analyst - WoodmenLife

Posted December 2, 2021

Assists in-house counsel in conducting legal research, audits, case investigations, litigation/arbitration case management, legal document preparation /review, complaint resolutions, regulatory compliance and other matters as needed within designated timeframes. The Senior Legal Analyst will work directly with home office and Sales associates to answer general legal questions, review legal documents and act as a liaison between employees, sales associates, customers and in-house counsel.

What we are looking for:
• Prior successful experience working at a law firm or corporate law department.
• A minimum of 4-5 years in a Legal Analyst role or similar position required.
• Undergraduate degree or degree in paralegal studies program from ABA approved school required.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information.
• Knowledge of insurance principles and terminology, insurance contracts, insurance law, statutory and common law related to insurance coverages.
• Proficiency with computerized legal research software {LexisNexis and/or Westlaw) and Microsoft Office and Adobe.
• Experience using E-discovery and electronic matter management system.
• Strong research, analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to comprehend and critically analyze legislative and regulatory laws and apply them in practical situations.
• Professional and effective human relations with ability to build relationships with internal and/or external customers to ensure expectations are met or exceeded.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Interpersonal and reasoning skills that include problem solving and conflict resolution. Ability to weigh different courses of action and recommend solution that contributes to Woodmen's overall customer service and corporate goals.
• Time management planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple project assignments, work under pressure to meet established deadlines and in an environment with changing priorities.

WoodmenLife is a solid financial company with 130 year history. As a member of the WoodmenLife family, you’re joining others who share your commitment to family, community and country. Through WoodmenLife, you’ll have opportunities to connect with others, give back locally, and honor those who make an impact. As a not-for-profit life insurance company, we’ve been helping to protect the financial future of families, making a difference in hometowns across America since 1890. We are passionate about our members, servicing others, being open minded, providing an environment of inclusion and collaborative spirit. We also provide world class benefits and competitive compensation to our associates.

*This position will be required to work in the corporate office in Omaha, NE.*

To learn more and apply, visit https://www.woodmenlife.org/careers/home-office/


Paralegal - McGoughLaw, P.C., L.L.O.

Posted November 18, 2021

McGoughLaw, P.C, L.L.O. seeks highly motivated experienced Paralegal to work in fast paced, quick turnaround, trial focused environment, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Electronic Document Retrieval & Nebraska Courts. Must be positive, energetic, confidential, professional, mature in judgment and Client-focused. Additional requirements include strong organization skills, ability to complete projects independently, and makes efficient use of time.

Main responsibilities include:
Preparing and issuing subpoenas; reviewing and summarizing medical records; preparing for and scheduling depositions; drafting, coordinating and organizing discovery; assembling materials for trial; deposition and witness summaries; assisting in criminal and civil trials and trial prep; 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 MSOffice

Preparing correspondence, filing, photocopying, scanning, calendaring, maintaining physical files and electronic files, e-filing, scheduling court dates, fielding client telephone calls and various other duties as assigned. Drafting legal documents including pleadings, interrogatories, and requests for production.

Applicants will submit cover letters and resumes via email to Rachel McGough: rmcgough@mcgoughlaw.com


Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Wolfe Snowden Hurd Ahl Sitzmann Tannehill & Hahn, LLP

Posted November 11, 2021

LitigationLA_Paralegal.pdf


Sr. Legal Analyst - WoodmenLife

Posted June 8, 2021

WoodmenLife is looking to add a Sr. Legal Analyst to our team!

Assists in-house counsel in conducting legal research, audits, case investigations, litigation/arbitration case management, legal document preparation /review, complaint resolutions, regulatory compliance and other matters as needed within designated timeframes. The Senior Legal Analyst will work directly with home office and Sales associates to answer general legal questions, review legal documents and act as a liaison between employees, sales associates, customers and in-house counsel.

What we are looking for:
• Prior successful experience working at a law firm or corporate law department.
• A minimum of 4-5 years in a Legal Analyst role or similar position required.
• Graduate degree preferred. Undergraduate degree or degree in paralegal studies program from ABA approved school required.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information.
• Knowledge of insurance principles and terminology, insurance contracts, insurance law, statutory and common law related to insurance coverages.
• Proficiency with computerized legal research software {LexisNexis and/or Westlaw) and Microsoft Office and Adobe.
• Experience using E-discovery and electronic matter management system.
• Strong research, analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to comprehend and critically analyze legislative and regulatory laws and apply them in practical situations.
• Professional and effective human relations with ability to build relationships with internal and/or external customers to ensure expectations are met or exceeded.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Interpersonal and reasoning skills that include problem solving and conflict resolution. Ability to weigh different courses of action and recommend solution that contributes to Woodmen's overall customer service and corporate goals.
• Time management planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple project assignments, work under pressure to meet established deadlines and in an environment with changing priorities.

WoodmenLife is a solid financial company with 130 year history. As a member of the WoodmenLife family, you’re joining others who share your commitment to family, community and country. Through WoodmenLife, you’ll have opportunities to connect with others, give back locally, and honor those who make an impact. As a not-for-profit life insurance company, we’ve been helping to protect the financial future of families, making a difference in hometowns across America since 1890. We are passionate about our members, servicing others, being open minded, providing an environment of inclusion and collaborative spirit. We also provide world class benefits and competitive compensation to our associates.

*This position will be required to work in the corporate office in Omaha, NE.*

To learn more and apply, visit www.thisiswoodmenlife.com.


Positions

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


Document Specialist - Avalon

Posted January 4, 2022

Avalon is hiring for a Document Specialist! This person would be working in the service center of a large professional Omaha law firm on behalf of Avalon.

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