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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will provide quality legal assistance in representing parents and children in abuse/neglect, delinquency, and status offense cases filed in the juvenile court in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Handles a case load: evaluates potential cases to determine acceptance and extent of representation; identifies and gathers other information to assist in determining case acceptance; formulates legal opinions and recommendations based on investigation, interviews and legal research; represents clients in all aspects of their cases, including, but not limited to preparation of pleadings, research, discovery, negotiations, settlement, litigation and appeal, if appropriate and approved; educates clients regarding their legal options and the consequences of each, as well as processes and Âprocedures involved in representing the clients' interests. Follows the procedures laid out in company's Advocates' Manual. Maintains knowledge of the current developments in the various substantive areas of law as they affect company's clients and the client community, in which the individual attorney practices. Correctly applies and complies with policies, procedures and mission statement and assists in implementing firm goals. Complies with LSC Regulations and record keeping in all the cases the individual attorney handles and activities in which the individual attorney is involved. Performs such other duties as are assigned by Supervising Attorney or management. Will have good research, writing, litigation and communication skills. Also have a demonstrated interest or experience in advancing goal of equal justice for all. Must be admitted to Nebraska bar or out-of-state bar with pending waiver application to Nebraska bar.
Legal Aid of Nebraska
941 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508