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Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis:

Susan has a general civil trial practice which includes labor and employment issues, medical and legal malpractice defense and insurance defense. She represents school districts, hospitals, doctors, employers and insurance companies in all aspects of legal representation. She also handles all aspects of adoption proceedings and was the legislative drafter for LB 712 (1995), LB1014 (1998), LB 247 (2007), LB 908 (2014) and LB 744 (2016) adoption legislation. In addition, Susan serves as mediator in personal injury and employment cases.

Admitted to Practice:

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


University of Nebraska, J.D., with high distinction, 1989
University of Nebraska, B.S., 1986

Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Fellow and State Chair, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
  • Chair, House of Delegates, Nebraska Bar Association
  • President,¬†American Board of Trial Advocates, Nebraska Chapter
  • Listed: Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) (Employment Law-Management)
  • Named: Best Lawyers' 2013 Lincoln Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Listed: Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers & Partners Publishing) (Litigation: Insurance)
  • Listed: Great Plains Super Lawyers (Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury General Defense; Schools & Education)
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Past President and Member, Nebraska Council of School Attorneys
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Vice-Chair, Nebraska State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Section
  • Past Chair, District One Committee on Inquiry for Attorney Discipline
  • Board Member, Child Guidance Center
  • Research and Case Note Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 1987-1988
  • Order of the Coif