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Deputy Douglas County Attorney (Workers’ Comp)

Douglas County


Job title:
Deputy Douglas County Attorney (Workers’ Comp)

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Job description:

Primary Information:
Hall of Justice, 1701 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68183 and Justice Center 1717 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68183. Hours generally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Due to the nature of the position, some weekend and/or evening availability may be necessary.

Douglas County is an EOE – Disability/Veterans

Job Duties:
Works under the guidance of the Douglas County Attorney or designee. This workers’ compensation Deputy will handle all aspects of workers’ compensation matters including but not limited to drafting responsive pleadings, evaluating compensability and valuation of cases, reviewing medical records; drafting and responding to discovery; taking depositions; attending hearings and trials; preparing written legal memoranda, drafting orders; responding to research requests via email; performing related duties and may also perform unrelated duties as assigned. For full time candidates, workers’ compensation will not constitute the entire work or case load. In addition to handling all aspects of workers’ compensation, job duties will include other activities related to the role of Deputy County Attorney in the Civil Division. These other job duties may include, but are not limited to: contract review and drafting, inheritance tax review, interpreting statutes related to public entities and providing legal advice to County Departments, responding to public records requests, and representing Douglas County and its departments in civil lawsuits in state and federal courts. Candidates will have these additional job duties assigned by the County Attorney or designee.

*Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor degree.
*A license to practice law in Nebraska.
*A minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a licensed attorney in the area of workers’ compensation but five (5) or more years is preferred.
*General civil litigation experience is also preferred, but not required.

Positions available:

Posted on:
November 6, 2023

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