Opportunities in the Legal Support field in Lincoln, NE.
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.
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.
BLAKE AUSTIN LAW FIRM
Opening for a part-time Receptionist/Typist.
Blake Austin Law Firm is seeking an individual for part-time work as a receptionist and fill-in/backup to a legal secretary; filing; calendaring; general office assistance.
High School Graduate or equivalent with good typing skills.
Experience as a receptionist is preferred.
Hours: Flexible, part-time, Monday-Friday
For more information or to apply, please call 402.480.7003 to set up an interview.
Opening for a full-time Legal Assistant or Paralegal.
NMPP Energy, located in Lincoln, Nebraska is seeking a Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join our outstanding legal team. Use your skills, experience and talents to process incoming and outgoing contracts; enter data into a contract database and create reports; coordinate with other business areas regarding contract status, comments, and additional requests; prepare contract drafts and correspondence; perform research and draft memos; and from time to time assist our support team.
The Legal Assistant or Paralegal contributes to the mission of NMPP Energy by:
Receiving incoming contracts, comparing incoming contracts with copy, scanning and routing contracts to appropriate parties, and emailing daily contract notifications to staff
Creating entries in contract database, including scanning and uploading contracts; creating and distributing monthly contract reports to staff and following up on contract status
Creating hard copy files, filing and retrieving contracts, removing terminated contracts and incorporating into electronic storage. Maintaining historical document files to track changes in form agreements and governance documents
Preparing draft contracts for attorney review
Drafting correspondence with members and counter-parties regarding contracts
Processing daily tickler notifications from contract database and coordinating with staff to determine necessary actions
Scheduling appointments with Executive Director for contract signing, draft letters, and mail executed contracts
Performing legal research and drafting research memos
Monitoring state and federal regulatory docket activity and summarize changes
Scheduling meetings, drafting and editing documents, organizing and electronically filing regulatory and lobbying reports, and performing other administrative duties
Skills & Qualifications You Need
Associates degree in business, legal studies, or related discipline and 1-3 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination. Paralegal training or legal experience a plus.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat software, and the ability to conduct internet research. Experience with Lexis or Casemaker a plus.
Strong attention to detail
Experience in the energy industry is not required
An opportunity to join a highly engaged organization with a strong sense of purpose and a focus on providing exceptional service to our member communities
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as generous company contributions to your Health Savings Account - We want you and your family to be healthy!
401(k). You put in 6 percent, we will put in 9 percent. Yes, 9! We want to invest in you and your future
Generous PTO and 10 paid holidays
Paid parental leave and short-term disability – because we know family always comes first!
An opportunity to never stop learning. Enjoy assistance for tuition, books and other fees
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