EMPLOYMENT

Opportunities in the Legal Support field in Lincoln, NE.

 

OLSSON ASSOCIATES

Opening for a full-time Paralegal Administrative Team Coordinator at 601 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible. Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.


Job Description

In this position, you will track and maintain the firms licensing system.  You will be responsible for supporting a variety of internal projects, conducting research and analyzing state regulations, and preparing and submitting professional licensing documents.  You will also work in a variety of software programs, attend meetings, and coordinate with state board organizations.

Qualifications

You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others

  • Having ownership in the work you do

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

  • Providing excellent client service to internal and external clients

You bring to the team:

  • Excellent communication, coordination, and critical thinking skills 

  • 6+ years of related experience required

  • Highly organized, accurate, and detail oriented

  • Associates degree in legal, accounting, finance or related field preferred

  • Ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines

  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently


Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities

  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match

  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles

  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance

  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements


Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

-Updated 2020.10.15

 

SEACREST & KALKOWSKI, PC, LLO

Opening for a full-time Legal Assistant.

Our small but mighty law firm is looking for a reliable, organized professional to join our established organization. This key person would be an important part of the team, working with two partners, helping to shape the development and redevelopment of the Lincoln community. The successful applicant will have a positive attitude, a desire to work as efficiently as possible while working closely with others, always being flexible while having excellent customer service skills, possess excellent computer experience, and have a keen eye for detail.


Responsibilities

  • Answer five-line phone system and direct calls as required

  • Greet clients and vendors upon arrival

  • Manage firm’s calendar in Microsoft Outlook

  • Assist with firm document preparation and proofreading

  • Maintain filing systems in the office

  • Maintain office supply inventory

  • Retrieve documents and files when requested

  • Route incoming mail and process outgoing mail

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2+ years working experience preferred as a legal assistant

  • 3+ years experience in an administrative capacity

  • Typing speed: minimum 60 WPM with 90 percent accuracy

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365

  • Positive, friendly, and energetic

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Enjoys supporting and anticipating other people’s needs

Benefits

  • Vacation and Sick Time

  • Medical and vision coverage

  • Competitive salaries

  • 401K

  • Paid holidays

Email resume to Cindy Jurgens

-Updated 2020.10.09

 

WOLFE SNOWDEN HURD AHL SITZMANN TANNEHILL & HAHN

Opening for a full-time Litigation Paralegal with at least two (2) years of current litigation experience.

This position is responsible for providing paralegal support to attorneys in complex litigation case file management, including independent performance of routine legal research; maintaining case files; preparing legal documents for filing; preparing and serving subpoenas and discovery requests; receiving, reviewing, documenting and summarizing discovery responses including, but not limited to, medical records, employment records, social media and personal history; summarizing depositions of plaintiffs, defendants, expert witnesses and witnesses; maintaining meticulous time records following the latest rules and guidelines; and communicating with clients, experts and witnesses in a professional and courteous manner. 

Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401K profit sharing, paid sick leave and vacation, and paid parking. Salary DOE.

Email resume, cover letter, and professional references to Lisa Schmidt.


-Updated 2020.05.28

 

AMERITAS

Opening for a full-time Paralegal in Lincoln.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas is seeking a Paralegal to drive the business by providing advanced support staff for the Ameritas Legal Department. This position is responsible for performing substantive legal work that requires significant knowledge of a variety of legal concepts. This position performs various administrative and specifically delegated legal support tasks and legal functions under the direct supervision of the Assistant General Counsel for Litigation/Dispute Resolution. By maintaining confidential and close responsive relationships with the department associates and associates throughout the Ameritas organization, this incumbent assists in promoting an ethical environment and in providing proactive legal services implementing effective legal risk management.

This associate has the express duty to comply with all applicable insurance laws and regulations and with approved company policies, practices and procedures related to ethical market conduct activities. This associate further has the responsibility to immediately report known or suspected violations of laws, regulations and company policies, practices and procedures to the organization's chief compliance officer.

Essential Functions:

The Paralegal position will manage and prioritize confidential projects from multiple sources, achieving high quality results within required time frames. This position will function as a team member by providing back-up during peak or time-off periods. The incumbent is responsible for providing litigation support, preparing letters, memos, pleadings, agreements, and documents. This position will maintain and monitor logs for legal opinions, and other departmental requests and prepare the necessary documents, as well as complete the following tasks:

  • Regularly act as point of contact and interface with associates, business leaders and, persons outside of Ameritas

  • Assembles information for various periodic reporting, assist attorney to develop standardized forms for standard legal documents, and requests, records management, and offsite storage/retrieval coordination

  • Assists in fact-gathering and obtaining documents related to audits, organizing and maintaining procedures for various reports, responses to inquiries, and other requests for information

  • Assists in preparation of required filings, reports, agendas and resolutions

  • Communicates with many departments and officers to obtain necessary information

  • Prepares and updates memoranda, letters, agreements and other complex legal documents under attorney supervision

  • Processes bills, invoices and requests for reimbursement for approval and payment, processes mail and distribute to associates throughout the company, and makes travel arrangements for attorneys

  • Regularly handles sensitive and/or confidential materials with the utmost confidence

  • Schedules, coordinates and may participate in meetings


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • 2-4 years experience in paralegal role

  • Paralegal certificate or paralegal degree

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and proofreading skills

  • Exercise discretion in handling confidential matters

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

  • Demonstrate creativity, ingenuity, and a motivation to produce high quality documents

  • Focus on attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Familiarity with legal documents, contracts and terminology, etc.

  • Able to work well both independently and as part of a team (strong relationship building)

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

-Updated 2020.03.12

 

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