Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Omaha, NE

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Company name

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Omaha, NE

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018

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Profile

Attorney Duties: To ensure that clients receive effective and efficient representation through oversight of the work produced by staff members and through handling a own caseload. 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; 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 clients and the client community. Correctly applies and complies with policies, procedures and mission statement and assists in implementing firm goals. Complies with Regulations and record keeping in all the cases the individual attorney handles and activities in which is involved. Ensures that supervisees comply with Regulations and record keeping in all the cases they handle and activities in which they are involved; complies with Regulations and record keeping in the handling of his/her own caseload. Participates in identifying and addressing substantive legal issues locally or statewide particular to Aid’s client populations. Maintains positive relationships with other agencies serving the low income population.

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, and communication skills. Demonstrated interest or experience in advancing goal of equal justice for all.

Additional info

Send 3-5 page writing sample with application.

Company info

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