FULL-TIME PARALEGAL NATIVE AMERICAN PROJECT – (Omaha)
Legal Aid of Nebraska, a law firm providing free civil legal services to low-income persons, seeks a paralegal for its Native American Project. The position is located in its Omaha office. The paralegal will be a part of a project with attorneys who primarily practice in Native American tribal courts located in northeast Nebraska. The position requires taking applications from individuals seeking legal assistance through the Native American Project, which includes obtaining information from individuals to determine eligibility for services, conducting client interviews and conveying advice provided individuals by an attorney. The paralegal will also be responsible for providing litigation support, including but not limited to drafting pleadings and correspondence, interviewing clients, and conducting legal research. The paralegal may assist in outreach to Native Americans. Occasional travel to Lincoln, Norfolk, Winnebago, Macy, and Santee required. Applicants should have good document drafting, file management, organization, computer, and communication skills and must be willing to perform general office tasks. One year or more of paralegal experience and/or paralegal studies educational program and training required. Ideal candidate will have a connection to Native American issues. State-of-the-art-technology. Excellent supervision, training and support provided. Help seek justice for low-income Nebraskans. Experience-based competitive salary. Excellent benefits package. Please send resume, cover letter and references to Jen Gaughan, Director of Litigation and Advocacy, at email@example.com. Legal Aid of Nebraska is an EOE.
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