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Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:05 AM

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About the Job

Senior partner in the successful downtown Lincoln law firm of Anderson, Creager and Wittstruck, P.C., L.L.O., seeks paralegal / legal assistant.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Certified Paralegal, OR Certified Legal Assistant, OR bachelors degree in related field
AND
A minimum of 3 years of directly related experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Essential Functions of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Demonstrate regular, reliable and dependable attendance at the firms place of business, according to the firms designated hours, plus any additional hours required by supervising attorney,
- Demonstrate proven advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet usage, as well as experience with office and communications equipment,
- Maintain confidentiality and use discretion,
- Demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication skills,
- Demonstrate high quality, reliable, and dependable performance,

In addition, under general direction from attorney, perform a variety of complex and time-sensitive administrative and legal work, including, but not limited to the following:
- With attorney supervision, research, prepare and file legal documents with courts and other agencies,
- Effectively and efficiently organize and manage legal files and documents,
- Coordinate document productions,
- Provide effective case management assistance and litigation tracking,
- Compose a variety of correspondence in multiple media,
- Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation,
- Accurately and efficiently perform time and billing,
- Accurately and efficiently perform calendaring and docketing,
- Accurately and efficiently edit documents for, and compose documents using, correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and legal terminology,
- Accurately and efficiently receive and transcribe legal dictation
- Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the job classification

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES, TRAITS, AND SKILLS:
Required Competencies and Traits:
- Be proactive with excellent problem solving skills,
- Perform well in a fast paced environment, and respond quickly, positively and effectively to shifting demands and tight timelines,
- Be self-motivated and work independently in the absence of specific instruction,
- Possess outstanding interpersonal skills and interact in an effective, patient and tactful manner with co-workers, clients and other professionals,
- Possess excellent organizational and time management skills,
- Be detail- and deadline-oriented,
- Be able to effectively set priorities and simultaneously process multiple duties and responsibilities,

REQUIRED SKILLS
- Knowledge of legal terminology, civil procedure and discovery,
- Knowledge of legal forms and documents, legal practices and procedures,
- Knowledge of legal calendaring, legal research software, law library,
- Possess experience in, and understand, the legal / litigation process

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Very competitive salary and benefits package available commensurate with education, skills, and experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send cover letter and resume, including desired salary range, to acwlaw@mail.com

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED.
RELOCATION NOT PROVIDED.

Location
Lincoln, NE 68508

• Location: Lincoln

• Post ID: 7995180 lincoln
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