Job Title:

Civil Project Attorney


Full Time, Exempt

Reports to:

Legal Director


$57,000 – $63,000


Medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance; Employee Assistance Program; 13 paid holidays; paid family, vacation, sabbatical, and sick leave; up to 3% retirement match; professional development and coaching opportunities; flexible and remote work options

Job Summary:

The Civil Project Attorney is a member of the Coalition’s Legal Team and provides direct legal support to survivors of domestic/sexual violence and trafficking with protection orders and civil legal matters. This position works in tandem with other Coalition Team members and the network of member programs across Nebraska.  The work requires a strong anti-oppression framework, incorporating cultural humility, social change, and social justice into all efforts.

Application Submission Process:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject line: “Civil Project Attorney position.”

In your cover letter, please answer the following:

1.      How this position will build on your previous experience (paid, unpaid, or lived)?

2.      Your experience with anti-oppression work and how you will apply an anti-oppression framework to work at the Coalition?

3.      How you will use your expertise to support the Coalition’s efforts to end gender-based violence?

Interview Process:

The Coalition will review your resume within 30 days of receiving it.  If we are interested in your resume, we will contact you to schedule a 30–45 minute screening interview.  If you are selected for a second interview and choose to continue in the application process, the Coalition will contact you within two weeks of the screening interview to schedule a second interview.  The Coalition is able to offer interviews via phone, online, or in-person, depending on the resources available to you.

Anticipated Start Date:

We are searching for the right candidate for this position, so this position will remain open until filled.  The ideal start date for this position is ASAP, but we are flexible on this timeline.

Please contact Melanie Kirk at with questions about this position or process.

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