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Legal Staff Paralegal in Omaha, NE

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Company name

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Elder Law

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Omaha, NE

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018

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Profile

Paralegal Duties: Screens calls to determine eligibility and potential conflicts of interest. Obtains case information from potential client to relay to attorney. Relays the legal facts and advice given by an attorney to the client, following up with written materials and careful documentation of all information. Maintains communications with other offices on eligible cases. Refers clients to other agencies when appropriate. Maintains paperwork, handbooks, copies, and various assigned projects. Maintains general office support and administration. Assists in implementing firm goal of expanding consumer, housing, and government benefits cases. Complies with all LAN policies and procedures. Complies with all LCS Regulations. Prepares legal documents under the direction of the Attorney.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college or formal education in paralegal studies from an accredited institution is desirable. 1-3 years of experience making direct customer contact and customer service required. Must demonstrate the ability to work with people in extremely distressing situations. Communication skills: Verbal & Written (with Management, Co-workers, Clients, Vendors, Attorneys). Computer skills and data entry (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and TIME). Preferred: 1 year paralegal experience strongly preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Nebraska
209 S. 19th Street
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68102