Associate Attorney
Stephanie Flynn Law
Lincoln, NE US
Posted ago
Stephanie Flynn Law
Are you looking for an opportunity to learn from some of the most esteemed attorneys and grow your career? Our law firm is looking for the next associate attorney to assist in providing legal counsel to our clients. You will work closely with our senior partners and associates, conduct legal research, draft documents, and maintain client files. If you’ve recently graduated law school, have excellent fact-finding and communication skills, and are ready to jump-start your career in the legal industry, we want to hear from you!
Responsibilities
  • Maintain client files in an organized fashion to ensure up-to-date information is handy for other attorneys, paralegals and support staff
  • Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions, and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Attend court hearings or other legal proceedings, perform legal research, and work with senior associate attorneys to provide legal advice
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Communicate with senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently

  • Accurately track and input billable hours into practice management software in a timely fashion
  • Answering phone calls and greeting clients, as needed, due to the small firm environment

Qualifications
  • Ability to work with senior attorneys to best serve client needs and grow our client base
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree required from an accredited law school
  • Active membership with the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Applicants must have successfully passed the state bar exam

  • Technology proficient (prior experience and extremely comfortable with using Microsoft Office products, practice management software, Windows 10 computers, and iPads)
  • Willing to accept court appointments in the areas of criminal and juvenile law (Guardian ad Litem (GAL), parents’ attorney, and juveniles’ attorney)
  • Willing to travel out of town for court hearings on an occasional basis
  • Strong interest in family law
  • Comfortable with a “speak your mind” environment with curse words flying around the office
  • Shows initiative and seeks responsibility
  • Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Adapt and respond to issues and challenges as they arise in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to learn on the job with training and guidance from the Firm

Compensation
$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
About Stephanie Flynn Law

Stephanie Flynn Law Office, P.C., L.L.O. helps individuals and families in need during some of the most emotional and difficult times of their lives. The attorneys at Stephanie Flynn Law help to ease some of the stress and anxiety associated with life events involved in divorce and custody matters, automobile accidents and personal injury, criminal charges, bankruptcy, military law, juvenile law, guardianships, and estate planning and probate. Stephanie Flynn Law Office, P.C., L.L.O. also helps bring families together through adoption. In addition, the Firm provides mediation for various areas of law including family law (divorce, custody, etc.) and employment and labor relations.

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