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Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Lincoln, NE

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney Duties: Provide quality legal assistance in representing parents and children in abuse/neglect, delinquency, and status offense cases filed in the juvenile court. 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. Follows the procedures laid out in Aid’s Advocates’ Manual. 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. Interest or experience in advancing goal of equal justice for all.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Nebraska
941 O Street
Suite 825
Lincoln, NE 68508

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