Opportunities in the Legal Support field in Lincoln, NE.
Opening for a full-time Paralegal Administrative Team Coordinator at 601 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Vacation and Sick Time
Medical and vision coverage
Email resume to Cindy Jurgens
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.
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.
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.