Other Volunteers

Legal Aid of Nebraska (LAN) is dedicated to helping Nebraska’s most needy and vulnerable citizens with civil legal services and accessing our systems of justice by providing a range of legal assistance to senior citizens, victims of domestic abuse, Native Americans, migrant workers and those living in poverty across the State.  Divorce, custody, protection orders, simple wills, landlord/tenant issues, bankruptcy/debtor issues, public education, and assistance with public benefit denials or reductions are among our substantive areas of practice.

College Internships and Externships  – If you are a student pursuing a degree in paralegal studies, legal assistant studies or social work and are interested in fulfilling an academic internship/externship requirement at Legal Aid of Nebraska, we welcome you to contact us for consideration.  Candidates should possess a passion for social justice and poverty-related issues, as well as sensitivity to working with people from diverse backgrounds.   Inquire by sending a cover letter including your preferred LAN office, a copy of your resume, and your school’s internship requirements via email to Jennifer Gaughan, Director of Litigation and Advocacy at: jgaughan {at} legalaidofnebraska {dot} org.   All internship/externship opportunities are based on the needs of the organization. LAN offices are located in Grand Island, Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, and Scottsbluff.