Committees: Legal Services

The Committee shall be responsible for recommending; reviewing and approving the policies and guidelines regulating volunteer legal services, including private attorney participation, client eligibility for services and program record keeping.  The Committee also assists in recruiting private attorneys and other professionals, establishing and maintaining a program of awards and recognition for the volunteer attorneys and maintaining the funding for legal services.  It studies and makes recommendations on the referral of non pro bono caes, including modest means and other special interest panels.  The Committee performs other functions as may be assigned by the Executive Council or President.

Co-Chair
James H. Truell
Truell Murray & Associates
220 Oxnard Ave.: PO Box 452
Grand Island, NE 68802-0452
(308) 384-0200

Co-Chair
Robert E. McEwen
Nebraska Appleseed Center
941 O St. #920
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 438-8853

Avis R. Andrews, Fremont
Stacy C. Bach, Scottsbluff
Melodie Turner Bellamy, Minden
Michael E. Blackburn, Lincoln
D.C. "Woody" Bradford III, Omaha
Timothy E. Brogan, Norfolk
Katherine R. Chadek, Shelby
Matthew G. Dunning, Omaha
Quinn R. Eaton, Omaha
Tana M. Fye, Holdrege
Vanessa J. Gorden, Lincoln
Michael J. Haller, Omaha
Steven H. Howard, Omaha
Kenneth F. Jacobs, Omaha
Karisa D. Johnson, Omaha

Susan M. Koenig, Grand Island
John A. Lentz, Lincoln
Catherine M. Mahern, Omaha
Patrick R. McDermott, Omaha
Patrick M. Patino, Omaha
Kenneth M. Smith, Lincoln
Ryan J. Stover, Norfolk
Ryan P. Sullivan, Lincoln
Richard W. Tast, Lincoln
William J. Troshynski, North Platte
Kenneth M. Wentz III, Omaha

Ex-Officio:
Alexander T. Kelly, Creighton University School of Law
Ella M. Newell, University of Nebraska College of Law
Adam Onken, University of Nebraska College of Law
Ellen P. Prochaska, Creighton University School of Law


Executive Council Liaison:

Hon. Stefanie A. Martinez, Papillion

NSBA Staff:
Sam Clinch
Carol Cleaver
Laurie Heer Dale
Liz Neeley