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Legal Aid of Nebraska

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Milo Mumgaard
Main Address:
209 S. 19th Street
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68102

What We Do

Legal Aid of Nebraska makes equal justice happen for low-income Nebraskans as the only statewide civil legal aid provider offering free services. Almost 300,000 Nebraskans are eligible for assistance. Legal Aid works to provide disadvantaged individuals with the same quality legal advice and representation that more fortunate people take for granted. We tackle inequality and increase opportunity for low-income Nebraskans by helping clients navigate their way through a complex and often intimidating legal system.

Legal Aid has opened its Disaster Relief Hotline for those with legal questions or legal issues related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. You can call the COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline at 1-844-268-5627.

Without Legal Aid, justice would truly be denied for those who need it most. Legal Aid provides a full range of civil legal services, from brief advice and counsel, to assistance with self-representation, to direct representation in court. Families fighting wrongful evictions, women trapped in abusive relationships, children needing a stable home, wage earners losing what little they have to abusive debt collectors, veterans denied rightfully earned benefits - they all need legal help to solve these life-threatening problems. If low-income Nebraskans have access to a lawyer to protect their rights or to enforce the power of the law, "equal justice" is more than just words, it is reality.

Interesting Info

Legal Aid provides free civil legal aid that impacts over 25,000 low-income Nebraskans through over 11,000 cases.
Between 2019 and 2020, staff realized a total economic impact of $31.3 million behalf of clients and their families including $5.9 million in increased assets.
20% of all cases Legal Aid of Nebraska closed involved a COVID-19 related legal issue in 2020.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Attorney (Legal Clinics)
Repeats every day until Sun Oct 31 2021.
Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Volunteer Attorney (Direct Legal Assistance)
Repeats every day until Wed Nov 24 2021.
Monday, May 10th, 2021
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