Larson, Kuper & Wenninghoff (LKW) is an established firm in west Omaha devoted to the defense of employers and insurance companies in workers’ compensation matters. We are a small firm built on a solid foundation and seeking candidates who are self-starters.
LKW is seeking an Associate attorney with 0-5 years of experience defending workers' compensation in Nebraska and/or Iowa. Please submit a resume for consideration.
Essential Job Functions
Handling of workers’ compensation litigation.
Taking depositions of claimants, physicians, medical experts, and other parties.
Performing legal research.
Remaining current with developments in the law.
Drafting pleadings, findings of fact, motions, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
Represent the interests of the employer or insurer at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings.
Communicate with claims representatives.
Coordinate and attend claims reviews.
Benefits include: Medical and 401(k)/Roth retirement plan with company match. Inquire about further benefits.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
J.D. and licensed to practice law in Nebraska and/or Iowa.
Experience handling workers’ compensation cases is preferred, but we are willing train talented attorneys interested in workers’ compensation law and litigation.
Strong research and communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office and legal billing software.
Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure.
Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
Organization, planning, attention to detail, and dependability.
At Larson Kuper Wenninghoff, we provide focused and effective workers’ compensation defense representation to insurance carriers and employers on national and local levels. From the employer’s policies to the insurance carrier’s investigation, we understand every step is vital to help improve your bottom line. Our attorneys have over 70 years of combined experience handling cases before the Nebraska and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Courts.