Print this page

Recent Posts:

Partner Brian Brislen Presents at Nebraska Defense Counsel Annual Meeting

Partner Brian Brislen presented What I Learned About Litigation From Teaching Trial Advocacy at the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association’s Annual Meeting on June 6, 2014, at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Mr. Brislen currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for Creighton School of Law and has taught trial practice classes and legal writing and lawyering skills.

Michael Storey Joins Firm

Michael Storey has joined our Litigation Department as an associate attorney.  He received his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law and bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Finance from Creighton University.  Mr. Storey worked two years for the Nebraska Supreme Court as a clerk to the Honorable Michael McCormack prior to joining the Firm.

Craig Martin’s Blog Voted 2014 Best Construction Blog

We are pleased to announce that our Construction Contractor Advisor blog was selected as the 2014 Best Construction Blog by Construction News and Report Group.  You can see the blog by clicking here.  The judges for the competition evaluated the competitors’ blogs for frequency, design, writing quality and relevance, and found our Construction Contractor Advisor blog to be a good resource for all things related to construction law.

Law Clerk Ryan Crnkovich Wins Creighton Trial Competition

On April 10, 2014, Ryan Crnkovich won the championship round of Professor R. Collin Mangrum’s annual trial competition at Creighton University School of Law.  Ryan, along with his partner Skyler Pearson, competed in seven trials during the course of the competition before being named the tournament champions.  The competition took place over the course of four weeks, with over forty second year law students competing in the tournament.  The winners of each round were selected by third year students on Professor Mangrum’s Advanced Trial Practice Team who compete at both the regional and national level.  Since winning the trial competition, Ryan has accepted an invitation to compete as a member of Professor Mangrum’s Advanced Trial Practice Team next year.

Sarah Smith Participates in the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit

From March 24-26, 2014, Sarah Smith traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the Arthritis Foundation’s annual Advocacy Summit.  Ms. Smith has been involved with the Arthritis Foundation for over a year and was asked to lend her advocacy skills in support of the Foundation.  While attending the Summit, Ms. Smith met with Nebraska Members of Congress and their staff to discuss policy initiatives that the Foundation supports.  She will continue her advocacy efforts throughout the year by staying apprised of changes in healthcare law and reaching out to Members of Congress.

OLPA Legal Professional of the Year

Kristine Flott, a legal administrative assistant with LDM since 1998 has been named OLPA Legal Professional of the Year.  The Omaha Legal Professionals Association receives nominations each year and selects one professional through letters of recommendation and votes by legal professionals in the community.   We are proud of Kris and her accomplishments at LDM and her involvement with OLPA.

Sarah Macdissi Panelist for Exploring Healthcare Careers

On April 4, 2014, Sarah Macdissi will participate as a panelist on the Creighton Career Center’s event, “Exploring Healthcare Careers”.  The panel will present career options and directions to 150-300 students interested in healthcare but are not certain of the many directions that are afforded them when deciding their personal direction.  The panel encourages students to search beyond what they typically view as healthcare-focused careers.