Sections: Military & Veterans Law

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The general purpose of the Section shall be the promotion of the objects of the Nebraska State Bar Association by improving the professional knowledge and skill of the members of the Association in the field designated by the name of the Section. To that end, the Section shall: (1) foster and maintain the honor, dignity and integrity of the legal profession in the specialized field of the Section; (2) promote and conduct activities leading to a better understanding of pertinent statutes, regulations and roles and functions in the field of the Section; (3) cultivate social and professional relationships among the Section’s members; and (4) provide for the dissemination of information related to the field of the Section.

Here are links to information for lawyers and military members.

  • Useful links (including Department of Veterans Affairs & American Bar Association resources)

Chair:
William Lee Merritt
Bridgepoint Merchant Banking
816 P St. #200
Lincoln NE 68508
(402) 817-7904

Vice Chair:
Lawrence W. Stunkel
Department of Veterans Affairs
PO Box 461027
Papillion NE 68046-1027
(202) 503-7491

Secretary:
Mark A. Ellis
Kutak Rock LLP
The Omaha Building
1650 Farnam St.
Omaha NE 68102-2186
(402) 346-6000

Treasurer:
Ryan P. Sullivan
Civil Clinical Law Program
172 Welpton Courtroom
Lincoln NE 68583-0902
(402) 472-3271


Executive Committee:
Stephani M. Bennett, Lincoln
John S. Berry Jr., Lincoln
J. Robert Black, Bellevue
Suzanne D. Kaufman-McNamara, Lincoln
MAJ Jess B. Roberts, Fort Benning, GA
Alexander F. Straatman, Grand Island
Lawrence W. Stunkel, Papillion

Executive Council Liaison:
Jon S. Schroeder, Curtis

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