Represented employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation cases covering Nebraska, Iowa, and other jurisdictions.
Provided educational seminars and presentations on various employment law and workers’ compensation topics, including legal updates, case-law summaries, real life scenarios and experiences, and different strategies to use in the workplace to help reduce liability.
Negotiated numerous closed file workers’ compensation settlements including global releases of employment on behalf of clients
Assisted numerous insured and self-insured employers with pro- active workplace policies to help reduce workers’ compensation fraud and overall claim costs
Provided training and education to employees, supervisors, human resource specialists and upper management on workplace policies, workers’ compensation and various employment laws
Admitted to practice in the State of Nebraska
Admitted to practice in the State of Iowa
B.S., 1997, University of Nebraska-Omaha, magna cum laude
J.D., 2000, Creighton University School of Law with distinction
Member, Nebraska Bar Association
Member, Iowa Bar Association
Board Member, Nebraska Self-Insured Association
Summit Planning Committee Member, National Safety Council (2006-2009)
Leadership Academy for Nebraska State Bar Association (2007-2008)
Member, Nebraskans for Workforce Equity (2007-2009)