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Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis:

Renee’s trial experience is in the area of civil defense litigation, focused on insurance defense and professional liability (malpractice) defense. She handles a variety of insurance and business suits, including premises liability, construction litigation, and contract disputes. She defends health care providers and businesses in litigation throughout the State of Nebraska. She represents businesses in workers’ compensation litigation as well. She has tried jury cases throughout the state of Nebraska and has argued before the Nebraska Court of Appeals and the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Admitted to Practice:

United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 2005
Truman State University (formerly Northeast Missouri State University), B.A., summa cum laude, 1998

Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Member, inaugural Civil Justice Reform Working Group, appointee of the Nebraska Supreme Court (2019)
  • Past President, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association (NDCA), 2016-2017
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Client Assistance Fund Board Member, 2017
  • NSBA Leadership Academy, 2011-2012
  • Member, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, 2005-present
  • Member, Defense Research Institute, 2005-present
  • Vice Liaison of Nebraska to national Defense Research Institute Women in the Law Committee, 2010-present
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association “Rising Star” Award, 2011
  • Member, Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court, 2003-2009
  • Member, American Inns of Court, 2005-present
  • Member, NDCA Board of Directors, 2009-present
  • Former Editor, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association’s publication
  • Member, Board of Directors, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association liaison to UNL College of Law Defense Research Institute Student Chapter, 2009-2012
  • Past President, Nebraska Court-Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA), 2010
  • Member, Advisory Committee Chair and Standards Committee Chair, Nebraska CASA, 2009-2014