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Legal Aid in the news

Check out the links below to various news sources that have featured Legal Aid staff or reported on Legal Aid's activities, programs/projects, events, services, and just about any other way we work to make equal justice happen.ABE's annual grant program sends $300k to...

REGISTER TODAY: ‘Divorce 101’ CLE for Nebraska Attorneys

Calling all Nebraska Attorneys!   Get ahead of your CLE hours this year and don't miss out on this incredible FREE Distance Learning CLE hosted by Legal Aid of Nebraska attorneys. What: Divorce 101, a FREE 1 hour CLE webinar for Nebraska attorneys hosted by Legal...

Legal Aid welcomes Juvenile Justice Attorney, Kato Craig

Legal Aid welcomes Juvenile Justice Attorney, Kato Craig

Kato Craig is Legal Aid of Nebraska’s newest Associate Attorney. Kato works with the Juvenile Justice Project, which provides attorneys to serve as Guardians Ad Litem, or counsel, to parents and children in law violation cases, abuse/neglect cases, and truancy cases....

Legal Aid welcomes Equal Justice Works Fellow, Shannon Konkol

Legal Aid welcomes Equal Justice Works Fellow, Shannon Konkol

Shannon Konkol is Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow. Shannon works with the UPLIFT Project, which partners with the Good Neighbor Center, the Asian Community and Cultural Center, and El Centro de las Americas to fill legal needs associated with...

Legal Aid welcomes back ElderAccessLine attorney, Anne Marcotte

Legal Aid welcomes back ElderAccessLine attorney, Anne Marcotte

Anne Marcotte is Legal Aid of Nebraska’s newest ElderAccessLine Attorney. Anne has 6 years of previous experience with the Legal Aid of Nebraska AccessLine, and we are so thrilled to have her back! What brought you back to Legal Aid? After the sale of my small...

Legal Aid welcomes new Grant Writer and Manager, Lukas Sutton

Legal Aid welcomes new Grant Writer and Manager, Lukas Sutton

Lukas Sutton is Legal Aid of Nebraska’s new Grants Writer and Manager, working to ensure funding for Legal Aid of Nebraska. What brought you to Legal Aid of Nebraska? Throughout my career in nonprofit fundraising, I’ve always held a deep respect for the work done at...

Domestic Abuse Survivors Can Now Get Protection Orders for Their Pets

Domestic Abuse Survivors Can Now Get Protection Orders for Their Pets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2023 Media Contact: Jenna Hynek, Legal Aid of Nebraska, Communications Manager 402-880-9889 jhynek@legalaidofnebraska.org Domestic Abuse Survivors Can Now Get Protection Orders for Their Pets Under a new Nebraska law, survivors of...

Volunteer Spotlight: Matt Munderloh

Volunteer Spotlight: Matt Munderloh

Since 2006, Matt Munderloh has provided reduced-fee representation to Legal Aid clients in northeast Nebraska who are dealing with family law cases within a domestic abuse context. Munderloh practices with the well-respected firm, Johnson and Mock, that practices in a...

Legal Aid of Nebraska Welcomes Lia Bies as Newest REACH Staff Attorney

Legal Aid of Nebraska Welcomes Lia Bies as Newest REACH Staff Attorney

Lia Bies is Legal Aid of Nebraska’s newest staff attorney. She is involved in the REACH Initiative, which provides information and free civil legal assistance to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation, and to survivors of domestic violence across Nebraska....

Volunteer Spotlight: Allee Barton

Volunteer Spotlight: Allee Barton

We are excited to highlight volunteer attorney Allee Barton! Allee is an associate attorney at Husch Blackwell where she assists individuals, companies, and municipalities in navigating their collaborations with state and federal agencies. Allee has volunteered at...