Kelley Baker

The law firm of Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford is pleased to announce the addition of Kelley Baker as Of Counsel to the firm.  Kelley brings with him four decades of legal experience, primarily in the field of education law.  Kelley taught school law as visiting assistant professor at the UNL Department of Education Administration for several years.  He taught school law at UNO and has lectured at other colleges and education organizations.   He represents numerous school districts and educational institutions throughout Nebraska, and he will continue to focus his practice in those areas.  Kelley looks forward to continuing to work with board members and administrators and is excited to begin this new chapter.


The Perry Law Firm was founded in 1920 by E.B. Perry, a former District Court Judge.  Since its founding, the firm has provided legal services to business and political subdivisions across the State of Nebraska.  The firm continues to represent school districts and educational institutions in all parts of Nebraska.  Its clients include districts of all sizes, and the firm offers a full range of legal services to its clients.  These services include public works and private financing, school construction, redistricting, intellectual property rights, employee retirement and other fringe benefits and labor relations, as well as issues such as employee and student due process, constitutional rights, school board policies, Title IX compliance, educational foundations, special education due process, and collective bargaining.  In addition, the firm also practices in the areas of civil litigation, employment law, commercial and transactional law, estate planning and  probate and banking law.