Litigation Paralegal - Lincoln Office

We are seeking a driven, hardworking, tech savvy, highly organized, Litigation Paralegal to join our insurance defense litigation team in our Lincoln office. Paralegals work under the direction and supervision of a lawyer. Paralegals shall perform specifically delegated substantive work which a lawyer, absent a paralegal, would otherwise perform.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain ongoing communication with the client to provide status report of pending matters.
  • Maintain checklists, systems and forms to assist in the effective management of the file.
  • Prepare initial drafts of correspondence, documents and pleadings for review by the lawyer.
  • Perform preliminary legal research.
  • Continuous review of Federal, State, and local rules pertaining to the various areas of law.
  • Participate in lawyer and client conferences.
  • Analyze client documents and files.
  • Review, revise and discuss all relevant correspondence, documents and filings.
  • Prepare medical chronologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skill and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or degree or certificate from an accredited paralegal program.
  • 5-7 years prior paralegal experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with, and ability to understand and apply applicable professional rules of ethics and conduct, and knowledge of ABA Rules of  Professional Responsibility.
  • Assist in the competent and economical delivery of legal services, benefitting both the firm and the client.
  • Experience and ability to master various computer software programs.
  • Knowledge of legal and medical terminology, documents, practices and procedures.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and related programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organization; ability to prioritize work and handle strict deadlines and multiple tasks.
  • Attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Ability to confidently and effectively interact with clients, prospects, referrals, attorneys and other employees in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact.

Normal work hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be required as needed to meet the needs of the firm. Some travel may be required. The majority of the hours will be spent in a professional office environment.  This position is classified as non-exempt and is eligible for overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

Qualified individuals should submit resume to the Human Resource Director, Tony Rager at arager@clinewilliams.com.