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Richard A. Spellman
(402) 397-1700
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Practice Emphasis:

Rick was formerly the Associate General Counsel Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska. His primary duties included legal matters for University of Nebraska Medical Center and its physicians faculty practice group, UNMC Physicians. Previously, he was in private practice for 20 years specializing in litigation, health care finance and securities law, and for 10 years as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Guarantee Life Insurance Company. Rick's practice areas include legal risk management, regulatory compliance, institutional affiliations, intellectual property and technology transfer, and compliance and employment litigation.

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Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Director, Nebraska Cures 2019-Present
  • Director, UNeMed Corporation, 1999-Present
  • Director, Midlands Mentoring Partnership, 2010-2019
  • Member, Nebraska Judicial Qualifications Commission, 1985-1996
  • Member, House of Delegates, Nebraska State Bar Association, 1985-1993
  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice, Creighton University College of Law, 1974-1993
  • Student Articles Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 1966-1967
  • Capt., United States Marine Corps, General Courts Martial, prosecutor and defense attorney, and Military Judge, Special Courts Martial, 1967-1970