The Nebraska Lawyers Foundation (NLF) is a non-profit corporation whose focus is to obtain grants, gifts and contributions to fund the work of the Minority Justice Committee, the Nebraska Lawyers Assistance Program, the Volunteer Lawyers Project and the New Initiatives Fund.
The mission of The Nebraska Lawyers Foundation is to serve the public and the legal profession by securing contributions to support programs dedicated to the improvement of the legal profession and the administration of justice.
Volunteer Lawyers Project
The Nebraska State Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is a statewide volunteer legal assistance project and referral network. It was created to provide legal assistance to low-income persons who cannot hire lawyers and who cannot receive assistance through the federally-funded legal services program operation in the state. VLP is a program of last resort. (Read more)
Minority Justice Committee
The Nebraska Minority Justice Committee is a unique statewide collaboration that works to develop and implement just and sustainable policy reforms that will not only improve the system of justice but will also strengthen public trust and confidence in our laws and court system. The Committee is a joint effort of the Bar Association and the Nebraska Supreme Court, appointed by the Supreme Court in May of 2003 in response to a Task Force’s two-year investigation of racial and ethnic bias and discrimination in Nebraska’s justice system. (Read more)
Nebraska Lawyers Assistance Program
The Nebraska Lawyers Assistance Program (NLAP) offers help to lawyers, judges, and law students troubled by substance abuse problems, stress, depression and other problems that may impair their ability to perform in a competent and professional manner. (Read more)
|Nebraska Lawyers Foundation
635 South 14th Street
P.O. Box 81809
Lincoln, NE 68501-1809
(402) 475-7091; Fax: (402) 475-7098
|Liz Neeley, Ph.D., Executive Director
Sam Clinch, Associate Executive Director