Role and Responsibilities

  • Drafting estate planning documents for attorney’s review (wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives).
  • Preparing documents and assisting the transfer of assets into trusts.
  • Preparing and recording powers of attorney, deeds, memoranda of trust, and other recordable forms.
  • Researching foreign jurisdictions for out-of-state client assets and re-registering them.
  • Preparing and filing probate documents in the administration of an estate (petitions, motions, testamentary letters, inventories, accountings, and notices).
  • Filing life insurance claims and other death benefits.
  • Communicating with beneficiaries and next of kin regarding admission of the will and other probate hearings.
  • Administering estate accounts.
  • Assisting with the investment, transfer, and/or liquidation of estate assets.
  • Preparing and filing the decedent’s final income and tax returns.
  • Preparing documents associated with land sale proceedings.

Skills

  • Critical thinking, personal initiative and accountability required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail required.
  • Ability to create documents using correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; review legal documents to identify inaccuracies or omissions; pay attention to detail in all work and see work through to its logical conclusion.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft office applications and law management software required.
  • Ability to confidently and effectively interact with and demonstrate respect for clients, attorneys and all employees in a collaborative team-based culture.
  • Confidentiality regarding all aspects of the business, discretion and tact are non-negotiable.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of three years estate planning and probate work required.

Benefits:

  • Group Health Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
  • Group Dental Insurance (shared employer/employee cost)
  • Vision Insurance (employee paid)
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance (employee paid)
  • Critical Care Insurance (employee paid)
  • Accident Insurance (employee paid)
  • 401(k) Plan (employee contribution/employer match)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance (employer paid)
  • Life Insurance (employer paid)

The position is an at-will position and either the employee or the Firm may terminate the employment relationship at any time.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Minimum of 3 years

Level/Salary Range:  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Work Location: Omaha, NE

HR Contact: Jeff Blumel

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