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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney Duties: Bring legal services to communities in central and western Nebraska by providing a range of civil legal services to low-income victims of domestic violence, elder abuse and exploitation. Will travel regularly to rural communities to establish and maintain community partnerships, conduct community education, and provide quality civil legal services. 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 procedures involved in representing the clientsâ€™ interests. Maintains knowledge of the current developments in the various substantive areas of law as they affect 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.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Must be admitted to Nebraska Bar or out-of-state bar with pending waiver application to Nebraska Bar. Good research, writing, litigation and communication skills. Demonstrated interest or experience in advancing goal of equal justice for all.
Send 3-5 page writing sample with application.
Legal Aid of Nebraska
102 E. 3rd St
North Platte, NE 68701