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Legal Staff Paralegal in Omaha, NE

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Company name

Hennessy & Roach, P.C

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Omaha, NE

Posted on

May 17,2018

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Legal Assistant The candidate enhances attorneys’ effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options, tracking cases, and supporting attorneys’ hearing proceedings. Supports multiple attorneys with the preparation of documents for the defense of worker’s compensation and general liability cases. Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software. Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; requesting medical records, filing discovery requests and various court pleadings. Enhances hearing preparations and trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed. Transcribing dictation, scheduling depositions and IME’s, maintenance of files, and file aways. Maintains firm calendar and coordinates court appearances and out of town travel. Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Must have High school diploma or GED (or equivalent). Associates or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Paralegal certificate is a plus. Should have 3+ years of Administrative Assistant experience supporting corporate or legal office in and administrative capacity. Working knowledge of legal rules and procedures is needed. Microsoft Word experience is required; Excel and PowerPoint experience is preferred. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills is must. Excellent telephone, writing, and proofreading skills is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Hennessy & Roach, P.C
14301 FNB Pkwy
Ste. 212
Omaha, NE 68154