Jeanette has a varied practice, including work in the areas of real estate, estate planning and litigation, employment law, guardianships, adoptions, and personal injury and workers’ compensation. Jeanette joined our firm in August 1998 following a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Kenneth C. Stephan of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Jeanette was raised in Bellevue and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, earning a degree in criminal justice, magna cum laude. Jeanette continued her studies at the University of Nebraska College of Law and graduated Order of the Coif and with highest distinction in 1997. During law school, Jeanette served as executive editor of the Nebraska Law Review, earned a Theodore Sorensen fellowship in public interest law, and was runner-up for the Robert G. Simmons Law Practice Award for her article, The Department of Justice’s No-Contact Rule–A Proposal for a Modified Rule, which was later published in the Criminal Law Bulletin. In addition, Jeanette is involved with the Nebraska affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, church activities, and her sorority’s alumnae association.
Jeanette’s husband, Corey, is also a member of our firm. Jeanette and Corey have two daughters, Lauren and Harper, and enjoy gardening and camping.
Supreme Court of the State of Nebraska, 1997
United States District Court of Nebraska, 1997
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2004
United States Tax Court, 2011
University of Nebraska, B.S., magna cum laude, 1994
University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with highest distinction, 1997
Lincoln Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
American Bar Association
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS:
Order of the Coif
Nebraska Law Review, Executive Editor, 1995-1997
Nebraska Law Review, Member, 1994-1997
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, Federal Practice Committee
District of Nebraska Branch of the Historical Society of the United States Court in the Eighth Circuit, President, 2008-present
ACLU Nebraska Lawyers Panel
PRIOR RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT:
Law Clerk for the Honorable Kenneth C. Stephan, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1997-1998
Areas of Practice:
Guardianship & Conservatorship
Labor and Employment Law