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Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2019

Valid Through

Jan 24,2020

Posted on

Apr 15,2019

Location

Norfolk, NE, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will 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 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 procedures involved in representing the clients' interests. Maintains knowledge of the current developments in the various substantive areas of law as they affect Legal Aid'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. Should have good research, writing, litigation and communication skills.

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Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Nebraska
214 No 7th St
Suite 10
Norfolk, NE 68701
Fax: 402-644-4764