About Amy

Amy grew up just outside of Deweese, Nebraska, and graduated summa cum laude from Hastings College with a Bachelor’s degree in both psychology and human services administration as well as a minor in sociology. After working towards her Master’s degree in Community Counseling at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, Amy received her Juris Doctor degree with distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law in 2004. Amy’s practice focuses primarily on adoptions, juvenile law, estate planning, real estate transactions, and probate.

Outside of the office, Amy enjoys spending time with family and friends. She and her husband have a passion for traveling and love to experience new cultures and customs. Amy also enjoys watching competitive sports, exercising, and reading in her free time.

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University of Nebraska College of Law
Lincoln, NE 2004
Juris Doctor, with Distinction

Hastings College
Hastings, NE 2000
Bachelor’s Degree, Summa Cum Laude

Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, POAs, etc.)
  • Probate/Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Planning (LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.)
  • Adoptions
  • Juvenile Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Adams County Bar Association, Past President (2008-2018)
  • 10th Judicial District Bar Association
  • 10th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission
  • Nebraska High School Mock Trial Competition, Regional Coordinator
  • Adams County Mental Health Board, Chairman
  • Supreme Court Commission on the Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL), Board Member (2016-2021)
  • Nebraska Lawyers Trust Account Foundation (NLTAF), Board of Directors (2016-2018)

Community Involvement

  • Hastings College Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Hastings Community Foundation, Board of Directors (beginning 2023)
  • Mary Lanning Healthcare Foundation, Board of Directors (2018-2020)
  • Adams County YWCA, Board of Directors (2014-2017)

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2005