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Legal Assistant- Litigation

Baird Holm Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Baird Holm LLP is seeking an outstanding Legal Assistant with 3+ years of legal support experience including  2+ years of litigation specific experience to join our dynamic and diverse Legal Assistant team.  As a successful Legal Assistant at Baird Holm, you will be a resourceful problem solver that thrives in a fast-paced environment full of people with “get the job done” attitudes.  You will have the opportunity to provide administrative and project support to multiple attorneys and paralegals in our Litigation Section, while continually advancing your technical skills and knowledge of the legal and court systems. 

As a Firm, we are constantly evolving to continue to provide world-class, exceptional support to our internal and external clients, which requires a high degree of technical proficiency, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills, including legal vocabulary, grammar, and spelling.  In return, we offer benefits which include group health, dental and vision, Firm paid life and disability, paid covered parking, PTO, profit sharing, 401k, on-site gym membership and ongoing skill development opportunities.

If you’re interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity as a Legal Assistant, you can submit a resume, along with a cover letter, in full confidence to Lyndsay Lang, Director of Human Resources at llang@bairdholm.com.  Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration.  No recruiters/agencies please. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Provides document production services in accordance with the requirements of attorneys, paralegals and Firm and practice area procedures; experience with Microsoft Office 2010 is highly preferred.
  2. Proofreads all documents produced, checking for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact. 
  3. Creates and assembles documents and materials for client and other presentations.
  4. Files documents electronically with the courts.
  5. Performs routine filing into client/matter and other files (physical or electronic), keeps files up to date at all times, and retrieves closed files when requested. 
  6. Manages and coordinates assigned attorney’s CLE requirements including ensuring CLE recordkeeping and reporting requirements are met. 
  7. Ensures accuracy of attorney contacts in ContactEase (CRM) including entering new contacts and assisting with compiling mailing lists for distribution of communications.Makes travel arrangements and manages registration and payment for attorney attendance at conferences.
  8. Reviews time entered by attorneys and paralegals in Aderant.
  9. Acts as administrative liaison to other firm departments on behalf of assigned attorneys (i.e. maintaining survey info, CLE information, list of clients and concepts, client billing information, expense reimbursements, etc.)
  10. Assists other legal assistants in document production and other work as requested.
  11. Performs other duties and special projects as requested. 

Job Details

Date Posted January 10, 2018
Date Closes February 9, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Employment Litigation
Function Legal Assistant
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 37.5 hours per week
SOC Category 23-2011.00 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Zipcode 68102
Name Lyndsay Lang
Address 1700 Farnam Street, #1500
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Salary Continuation
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Dry Cleaning / Laundry
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities

This job requires the following skills

  • Calendaring
  • Data Entry
  • Document Processing
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Filing
  • Presentation Development
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Word Processing Fundamentals
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Legal - Assistance
  • Legal - Assistant
  • Legal - Secretary
  • Legal - Writing
  • Pleadings

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