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Brooke K. allison

Jamie a. anderson Joel R. andreason Laura e. antonuccio

Hometown: Littleton, Colo.

expected Graduation date:

May 2010

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – J.D./

MBA (expected May 2010):

MBA Scholarship. University

of Colorado, Boulder, Colo. –

Finance/Leadership Studies

Certificate (with distinction):

Boettcher Scholar Award;

Presidents Leadership Class;

Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma

Sigma; Delta Gamma (vice

president); International Honors

Business Society; Leeds School

of Business Senior Leadership

Award Nominee; Golden Key

International Honor Society; The

National Society of Collegiate

Scholars; Phi Sigma Theta

National Honor Society.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP (secretary/ treasurer,

co-curriculum director); Delta

Theta Phi ; Project Wishlist; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus (secretary,

vice president).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Choquette & Simons, Denver,

Colo .; Legal Intern – Noodles

& Co., Corporate Legal

Department; Law Clerk – Denver

District Courthouse, Criminal

Courtroom – Denver, Colo.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Sociology/Anthropology:

Multicultural Achievement

Award,; MOSAIC; Student Affairs

Senate; President’s Council for

Cultural Diversity; Sigma Gamma

Rho Sorority Inc. (president).

College of Law activities:

Black Law Students Association

(treasurer, vice president); CLEP;

Equal Justice Society; Multi-

Cultural Legal Society (vice

president).

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean Henry H.

Foster Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Research

Assistant – UNL College of Law,

Lincoln, Neb.; Office Assistant

– UNL College of Law, Lincoln,

Neb.; Legal Intern – Alliance for

Heath, Education & Development

(AHEAD), Arlington, Va.;

Summer Intern – State Farm

Mutual Insurance Company,

Lincoln, Neb.; Head Student

Representative – Kaplan PMBR,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Brigham Young

University, Provo, Utah –

International Politics.

College of Law activities: J.

Reuben Clark Law Society; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Crosby Guenzel, Lincoln, Neb.;

Law Clerk – District Court for

Lancaster County, Lincoln, Neb.;

Legal Specialist – Nebraska Army

National Guard JAG Section,

Lincoln, Neb.; Intelligence

Analyst/Linguist – Utah Army

National Guard, Draper, Utah.

Hometown: Colorado Springs,

Colo.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Cornell College,

Mt. Vernon, Iowa – Elementary

Education (cum laude): Academic

& Community Enrichment

Scholarship; Mortar Board Senior

Honor Society.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP (curriculum co-chair);

First-Year Orientation Leader;

Legal Research & Writing

Problem Writer; Nebraska

Entertainment & Sports Law

Assn.; Nebraska Moot Court

Board (Grether Competition

problem writer); Project Wishlist;

SBA (1L representative); Women’s

Law Caucus (president; vice

president; 1L representative).

awards & academic

scholarships: Scholarship for New

Nebraskans; Robert D. Baumfalk

Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Gallagher & Kennedy,

Phoenix, Ariz.; Law Clerk –

Lincoln Law, Lincoln, Neb.

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elizabeth d. Bloss

Lyndsay n. Bonwell Matthew C. Boyle david P. Broderick

Hometown: Pawnee City, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University

of Nebraska–Lincoln –

Agribusiness: ConAgra Scholar;

Winnie Bachenberg Scholar;

Albert Hoesch Scholar; CENEX

Scholar.

College of Law activities:

AJA/NATA; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; Christian Legal

Society (president); Client

Counseling Competition Board;

Environmental Law Society;

Agricultural Law Society.

Work experience: Stehlik Law,

Pawnee City, Neb.

Hometown: Columbus, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln –Business

Management (high distinction).

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; Delta Theta Phi (tribune);

Equal Justice Society; Project

Wishlist; St. Thomas More

Society; SBA; Women’s Law

Caucus.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln,

Neb.

Hometown: Crete, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University

of Nebraska–Lincoln –

Mathematics.

College of Law activities: Legal

Research & Writing Problem

Writer; Nebraska Moot Court

Board.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Harold &

Helen Felton Scholar; William

M. Holt Scholar; John Phillip

Morrow Memorial Scholar;

Steven G. Olson & Steven G.

Olson II Scholar; Brian Silverman

Scholar; CALI Excellence for the

Future Award in Criminal Law,

Copyright, Antitrust & Trade

Regulation.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

McHenry, Haszard, Hansen, Roth

& Hupp, Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk

– David Riley, Omaha, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Tietjen, Simon & Boyle,

Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb. – Philosophy.

College of Law activities:

Henry M. Grether Moot Court

Competition; Litigation Skills

Program of Concentrated

Study; Environmental Law

Program of Concentrated Study;

Environmental & Ag Law Society

(president); Delta Theta Phi; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk

Nebraska Attorney General’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb.

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Tina M. Brooks

Dyana Brym Courtney R. Bullins Jonathan S. Camp

Hometown: Earlham, Iowa

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: University of Northern

Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa – History/

Spanish (summa cum laude).

College of Law Activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

SBA; American Constitutional

Society (secretary).

Work Experience: Research

Assistant – Professor Richard

Leiter, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Circulation Desk

Attendant – Schmid Law Library,

University of Nebraska College of

Law.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: Saint Olaf College,

Northfield, Minn. – Political

Science.

College of Law Activities:

1L Client Counseling

Competition; Litigation Skills

Program of Concentrated Study;

Client Counseling Competition

Board (chair); First-Year

Orientation Leader; Nebraska

Moot Court Board.

Awards & Academic

Scholarships: CALI Excellence for

the Future Award in Trial

Advocacy, Family Law.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Koley Jessen, Omaha, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Atwood, Holsten &

Brown, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: University of

Nebraska-Omaha – Criminal

Justice/Psychology (cum laude).

College of Law Activities: Client

Counseling Competition; Allen

Moot Court Competition; AJA/

NATA; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; SBA.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Larry V. Albers, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Biological

Systems Engineering (emphasis in

Biomedical Engineering):

Regents’ Scholar; College of

Engineering Scholarship;

Biomedical Engineers Society.

College of Law Activities:

National Moot Court Team; Allen

Moot Court Competition; Henry

M. Grether Moot Court

Competition; Gross & Welch

Award (best first-year brief);

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; Intellectual

Property Program of

Concentrated Study.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Blackwell Sanders, Omaha, Neb.

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Jefferson s. Cannon

Blake R. Carlile Franceska Cassell Kathryn J. Cheatle

Hometown: Sandy, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Utah,

Salt Lake City, Utah – Political

Science (cum laude): Presidential

Ambassador. Snow College,

Ephraim, Utah – General Studies

(AA degree magna cum laude):

Academic Student Counsel; Phi

Theta Kappa.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Federalist Society; J. Reuben

Clark Law Society; Republican

Law Students Association; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Bryan W. Cannon & Associates,

Sandy, Utah; Process Server –

Jefferson Cannon Service, Salt

Lake City, Utah.

Hometown: Heber City, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Utah State University,

Logan, Utah – Accounting (cum

laude): Beta Alpha Psi Honors

Fraternity (reporting secretary);

George S. Eccles Assistantship.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Delta Theta Phi; Environmental

Law Society; J. Reuben Clark Law

Society; Nebraska Moot Court

Board; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Faegre & Benson, Minneapolis,

Minn.; Research Assistant –

Professor Sandra Zellmer,

University of Nebraska College of

Law.

Hometown: Hooper, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Wayne State College,

Wayne, Neb. – Political Science

(summa cum laude): Scholar in

the Major; Pi Gamma Mu; The

Wayne Stater; Wayne Political

Union; Student Judicial Board;

The Advocates.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Equal Justice Society; Law School

Democrats; LSD/ABA; Nebraska

Fund for Clerkships in the Public

Interest; American Constitution

Society.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Capital

Punishment, Jurisprudence.

Work experience: Intern –

Ombudsman’s Office, Lincoln,

Neb.; Law Clerk – ACLU

Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science/English: Honors Program;

semi-finalist for Student

Leadership Award; Gamma

Gamma Award for Service to the

Greek Community.

College of Law activities:

National Trial Competition

(regional competitor); AJA/NATA;

Robert Van Pelt American Inn of

Court.

awards & academic

scholarships Litigation Skills

Program of Concentrated Study;

Robert D. Baumfalk Memorial

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk for

Assistant to the Closing

Department – Capitol Title,

Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk –

Pansing, Hogan, Ernst &

Bachman, Lincoln, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Cassem, Tierney, Adams,

Gotch & Douglas, Omaha, Neb.

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Ryan J. Cooper

Jaclyn F. Cornell John C. ehrich Kelly ekeler

Hometown: Longmont, Colo.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Colorado at Boulder – Marketing/

Biochemistry: Certificate of

Excellence in Entrepreneurial

Studies.

College of Law activities:

Environmental Law Program of

Concentrated Study; Business

Planning & Taxation Program of

Concentrated Study;

Environmental Law Society; SBA.

Work experience: Intern – United

States District Court for the

District of Nebraska; Extern –

Nebraska Department of Natural

Resources; Law Clerk –

McNamara Law Firm, Denver,

Colo.; Corporate Securities

Extern – Jones & Keller, Denver,

Colo.

Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Studio Art:

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor

Fraternity; National Society of

Collegiate Scholars; Art League;

Residence Hall Association

(senator); Kopp Investment

Advisors Scholarship; Nellie May

Vance Memorial Scholarship;

O.M. LaBounty Memorial Fund.

College of Law activities: Delta

Theta Phi; International Law

Student Association; Nebraska

Entertainment & Sports Law

Assn.; SBA; Women’s Law Caucus.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

ACLU Nebraska, Lincoln Neb.

Hometown: South Sioux City,

Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – History:

National Society of Collegiate

Scholars; National Collegiate

Honor Society; Pre-Law Club.

College of Law activities: Third-

Year Class SBA Representative;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; First-Year Orientation

Leader; Project Wishlist; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Great West Casualty Company,

South Sioux City, Neb.; Research

Assistant – Prof. Craig Lawson,

University of Nebraska College of

Law; Law Clerk – Nebraska

Attorney General’s Office,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Salina, Kan.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Kansas State

University, Manhattan, Kan. –

Philosophy.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA/NATA

(vice president); Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; CLEP; Project

Wishlist.

awards & academic

scholarships: Robert D. Baumfalk

Memorial Scholar; Merle &

Frances Jones Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Harding & Shultz, Lincoln, Neb.;

Research Assistant – Professor

Richard Leiter, University of

Nebraska College of Law.

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elizabeth a. elwell

anthony R. essay Brianna evert andrew L. Finkle

Hometown: Potter, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Mathematics:

Dean H. & Floreen G. Eastman

Scholar; David Distinguished

Scholarship; Phi Mu Fraternity;

Residence Hall Association.

College of Law activities:

Second-Year Class SBA

Representative; College of Law

Ambassador; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; First-Year

Orientation Leader; LSD/ABA;

Legal Research & Writing

Problem Writer; Nebraska Law

Review; Nebraska Moot Court

Board (summer problem editor,

master bailiff); Project Wishlist;

SBA; Women’s Law Caucus.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

For The Future Award in

Administrative Law, Trial

Advocacy; Merle & Frances Jones

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Croker, Huck, Kasher, DeWitt,

Anderson & Gonderinger,

Omaha, Neb.; Law Clerk – Judge

Alan G. Gless, Seward, Neb.

Hometown: Alliance, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Chadron State

College, Chadron, Neb. – Legal

Studies/Business (with honors)

College of Law activities:

Business Planning and Taxation

Program of Concentrated Study;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Delta Theta Phi; SBA; VITA.

Work experience: Legal Intern –

First Nebraska Trust Company,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Marshall, Minn.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: South Dakota State

University, Brookings, S.D. –

English (magna cum laude).

College of Law activities: AJA/

NATA; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Delta Theta Phi; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus.

awards & academic

scholarships: Scholarship for

New Nebraskans; Jefferson H.

Broady Scholar

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Emory University,

Atlanta, Ga. – Psychology/

Political Science

College of Law activities:

International Law Program of

Concentrated Study; Big Brother/

Big Sister Program; International

Law Student Association

(president); Robert Van Pelt

American Inn of Court.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Brown Immigration Law, Lincoln,

Neb.; Research Consultant –

Library of Parliament, Ottawa,

Ontario; Coordinator of

Government Affairs – American

Society of Travel Agents,

Alexandria, Va.

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nathan K. Fox

nicholas e. Freeman adam R. Fulton Liam Gallagher

Hometown: Oxford, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Business Administration.

College of Law activities:

Business Planning, Taxation and

Estate Planning Individualized

Program Of Concentrated Study;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Delta Theta Phi; Environmental

Law Society; SBA (executive

treasurer); VITA.

awards & academic

scholarships: Robert R. Veach

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford,

Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk –

McCarthy, Pederson & Moore,

North Platte, Neb.

Hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: United States Marine

Corps School of Advanced

Warfighting, Quantico, Va.

Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.

– MBA (with distinction). United

States Army Command and

General Staff College, Fort

Leavenworth, Kan. United States

Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. –

Physical Science.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; Henry M.

Grether Moot Court Competition;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; First-Year Orientation

Leader; Republican Law Students

Association; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lancaster County Attorney,

Lincoln, Neb.; Executive Officer

–NROTC at UNL; Deputy

Director of Character

Development – United States

Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.;

Executive Officer – USS Stephen

W. Groves (FFG 29), Pascagoula,

Miss.; Staff Communications

Planning Officer – Allied Forces

Northwestern Europe, High

Wycomb, UK; Executive Officer –

USS Dextrous (MCM13),

Ingleside, Texas.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Utah State University,

Logan Utah – Political Science/

Organizational Communications:

Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; Henry M.

Grether Moot Court Competition;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

J. Reuben Clark Law Society; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Woods, Smith, Henning &

Berman, Las Vegas, Nev.; Law

Clerk – Carbon County

Prosecutor’s Office, Price Utah;

Law Clerk – Henderson Law

Offices, Logan, Utah; Student

Representative – Westlaw, Lincoln

Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Loyola University

Chicago, Ill. – History (with

honors).

College of Law activities: Law

School Democrats.

Work experience: Field Organizer

– MoveOn.org, Des Moines, Iowa;

Extern – Lancaster County Public

Defender, Lincoln, Neb.

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Garth Glissman James Goddard Richard Grabow Kristi J. Griess

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science/History (with highest

distinction).

College of Law activities:

Nebraska Law Review;

Republican Law Students

Association; Street Law Project.

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; CALI

Excellence for the Future Award

in Constitutional Law I,

International Trade Law,

Corporations, State & Local

Government Law; Dean H. &

Floreen G. Eastman Scholar;

Regents’ Scholar; Theodore C.

Sorensen Fellowship.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Kutak Rock, Omaha,

Neb.

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Union College,

Lincoln, Neb. – Social Work (cum

laude): Social Work Club (co-vice

president).

College of Law activities: Equal

Justice Society (secretary); Legal

Research & Writing Problem

Writer; Nebraska Moot Court

Board; Nebraska Fund for

Clerkships in the Public Interest

(president).

awards & academic

scholarships: Bennett G.

Hornstein Scholar; Robert D.

Baumfalk Memorial Scholar;

Merle & Frances Jones Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Nebraska Appleseed Center for

Law in the Public Interest,

Lincoln, Neb; Law Clerk –

Mexico Appleseed Foundation for

Law in the Public Interest, Mexico

City, Mexico.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska at Omaha – Economics

(magna cum laude).

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition

(finalist); Henry M. Grether Moot

Court Competition (finalist);

Nebraska Moot Court Board

(Allen Moot Court Competition

Coordinator).

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; CALI

Excellence for the Future Award

in Evidence.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lancaster County Attorney’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Shickley, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Agricultural

Economics: Nebraska

Agricultural Youth Council;

Alpha Zeta Fraternity; Tau Sigma

Honor Society. Creighton

University School of Law: Dean’s

Honor Roll; Phi Delta Phi Legal

Fraternity; Law School

Ambassadors; Environmental

Law Society; Moot Court Bailiff;

Law School Republicans (1L

representative); Client Counseling

Competition.

College of Law activities: Henry

M. Grether Moot Court

Competition (semi-finalist);

College of Law Ambassador;

Environmental and Agricultural

Law Society (public relations

chair); Republican Law Students

Association; Robert Van Pelt

American Inn of Court; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Stinson, Morrison,

Hecker, Omaha, Neb.; Law Clerk

– Mattson, Ricketts, Davies,

Stewart, & Calkins, Lincoln, Neb.

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dylan L. Handley nicole R. Hanson Mark R. Hatuzinger

Troy L. Hawk

Hometown: Barada, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Northwest Missouri

State University, Maryville, Mo. –

Masters Degree in Agricultural

Science. Northwest Missouri State

University, Maryville, Mo. –

Agricultural Science.

College of Law activities:

Environmental Law Society (vice

president); Federalist Society;

SBA.

Hometown: Papillion, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Nebraska

Lincoln – Master’s Degree in

Professional Accountancy (expected

May 2009)/ Accountancy (with

highest distinction): Peter Kiewit

Scholar; Regents’ Scholar; Chancellor’s

Scholar; Finalist for 2006 Outstanding

College of Business Administration

Student Leader and Outstanding

Student Organization President; Beta

Alpha Psi Accounting Organization

(president); CBA Student Advisory

Board (vice president of awards and

recognition); CBA Student

Ambassador; CBA Academic

Planning Committee; Chi Omega.

College of Law activities: First-

Year Client Counseling Competition;

Allen Moot Court Competition (first

place, best brief); Henry M. Grether

Moot Court Competition (first place);

Delta Theta Phi (vice dean); Nebraska

Law Review (executive editor); SBA.

awards & academic scholarships:

CALI Excellence for the Future Award

in Property, Torts, Criminal Law,

Individual Income Tax, Legal

Profession, Trial Advocacy, Pretrial

Litigation; Henry J. Amen Scholar;

Dean H. & Floreen G. Eastman

Scholar; Fraser Stryker-Ken Sharp

Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Fraser Stryker, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science.

College of Law activities:

Christian Legal Society;

Nebraska Law Review

(executive editor); Street Law

Project.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Constitutional Law II; Dean H. &

Floreen G. Eastman Scholar;

Regents’ Scholar.

Work experience: Research

Assistant – Professor Steve

Bradford, University of Nebraska

College of Law.

Hometown: Norton, Kan.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Kansas,

Lawrence, Kan. – Music. Central

Michigan University, Mt.

Pleasant, Mich. – Master of

Science in Administration.

College of Law activities: Henry

M. Grether Moot Court

Competition; Student/Faculty

Grade Appeal Committee; Delta

Theta Phi; SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lincoln Law, Lincoln Neb.; Law

Clerk – Nebraska Attorney

General’s Office, Lincoln Neb.

Research Assistant – Professor

Richard F. Duncan, University of

Nebraska College of Law; Major –

United States Air Force.

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amy Hoffman Juliana M. Hofsommer Rebecca J. Holtje

Joshua C. Howard

Hometown: York, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Psychology.

College of Law activities: Allies

and Advocates for GLBT Equality

(secretary); AJA/NATA; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; Delta

Theta Phi; LSD/ABA; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

York County Public Defender,

York, Neb.; Law Clerk – Fillman

Law Office, York, Neb.; Law Clerk

– Legal Aid of Nebraska, Lincoln,

Neb.

Hometown: Fargo, N.D.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Minnesota State

University-Moorhead, Moorhead,

Minn. – Business Administration/

Spanish (cum laude).

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition; College

of Law Ambassador; Big Brother/

Big Sister Program; Delta Theta

Phi; Equal Justice Society (vice

president of fundraising, vice

president of events); Republican

Law Students Association; SBA;

National Trial Team.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

General Counsel for the

University of Nebraska, Lincoln,

Neb.; Internship – Congressman

Fortenberry’s Office, Lincoln,

Neb.; Research Assistant –

Professor Craig Lawson,

University of Nebraska College of

Law; Law Clerk – Monzon Law,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Grand Island, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

December 2008

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – J.D./M.B.A.

University of Nebraska at Kearney

– Business Administration.

College of Law activities: Legal

Research & Writing Problem

Writer; Nebraska Law Review;

Nebraska Moot Court Board (cocoordinator

of the Allen Moot

Court Competition); St. Thomas

More Society (president); VITA

(co-coordinator).

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Merle &

Frances Jones Scholar; Martha W.

Lefferdink Scholar; Alfred J.

Luebs Memorial Scholar; Jean &

Rowland Nelson Scholar; Bryon

W. Pierce Memorial Scholar;

Florence Wilcox Roberts Scholar;

Hymen Rosenberg Memorial

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Koley Jessen, Omaha, Neb.; Legal

Intern – IRS Office of Chief

Counsel, Omaha, Neb.; Research

Assistant – Professor Michelle M.

Harner, University of Nebraska

College of Law.

Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln –

Mathematics/Mathematics

Education (high distinction):

Regents’ Scholarship; Phi Beta

Kappa; Superior Scholar;

University Honors Program;

UCARE Research Grant; Study

Abroad – Universidad de Castilla-

La Mancha; Mock Trial Team;

Christian Student Fellowship.

College of Law activities:

National Trial Team Regional

Competition; Student/Faculty

Appointments Committee;

Student/Faculty Evaluations

Committee; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Christian Legal Society;

Nebraska Law Review

(executive editor); SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Contracts, Torts; Jessie R.

Bergquist Scholar; Dean H. &

Floreen G. Eastman Scholar;

Harvey & Susan Perlman Alumni

Scholar; Emil E. Placek Memorial

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit &

Witt, Lincoln, Neb.

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Timothy L. Johnson

Hometown: Ralston, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – English.

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition; Henry

M. Grether Moot Court

Competition; College of Law

Ambassador; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; Equal Justice

Society (vice president of events,

vice president of fundraising);

Law School Democrats; LSD/ABA

(lieutenant governor of diversity

for the 8th Circuit); SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus; National

Trial Team.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Keating, O’Gara, Nedved & Peter,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb. – History/Journalism

and Mass Communications (cum

laude): Honors Program; Creighton

University Academic Scholarship;

John Langley Academic

Scholarship; Phi Alpha Theta

History Honors Society; Omicron

Delta Kappa Honor Society;

National Society of Collegiate

Scholars; Gamma Phi Beta Sorority

(financial vice president, class vice

president); Freshman Leadership

Program (student mentor).

College of Law activities:

Robert Van Pelt American Inn of

Court; First-Year Client

Counseling Competition;

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA/NATA;

Environmental Law Society; Equal

Justice Society; LSD/ABA; SBA;

American Constitution Society.

awards & academic

scholarships: G. Robert

Muchemore Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lamson, Dugan & Murray,

Omaha, Neb.; Circulation Desk

Worker – Schmidt Law Library,

UNL College of Law; Copy Editor

The Creightonian, Creighton

University, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Eagar, Ariz.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Phoenix,

Phoenix, Ariz. – Accounting.

College of Law activities:

Outstanding Oral Advocate -

Allen Moot Court Competition;

Allen Moot Court Competition

(finalist); National Moot Court

Team; Federalist Society

(treasurer); J. Reuben Clark Law

Society; Nebraksa Law Review

(executive editor).

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Contracts, Creditors’ Rights,

Employee Benefits; Scholarship

for New Nebraskans; Robert K.

Andersen Memorial Scholar;

Robert D. Baumfalk Memorial

Scholar; William M. Holt Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Gallagher & Kennedy, Phoenix,

Ariz.; Law Clerk – Baylor, Evnen,

Curtiss, Grimit & Witt, Lincoln,

Neb.; Client Relations Manager –

Affiliated Computer Services,

Tempe, Ariz.

Hometown: American Fork, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Brigham Young

University, Provo, Utah –

American Studies/English: Alvina

Soffel Barrett Academic

Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA/NATA

(executive board member); Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

Federalist Society; J. Reuben

Clark Law Society (treasurer);

SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lancaster County District Court,

Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk – Wood,

Smith, Henning & Berman, Los

Angeles, Calif.

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Tara T. King

Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

California, Los Angeles, Los

Angeles, Calif. – Microbiology,

Immunology and Molecular

Genetics/American Literature.

College of Law activities:

Nebraksa Law Review; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

Nebraska Moot Court Board

(Grether competition

coordinator); Project Wishlist.

awards & academic

scholarships: Harold & Helen

Felton Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Sherrets & Boecker, Omaha, Neb.;

Law Clerk – National Indemnity

Company, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb –

Business Administration (highest

distinction): Order of Omega

Honor Society (president); Delta

Mu Delta Honor Society (vice

president); Phi Kappa Phi Honor

Society; Cardinal Key Honor

Society; Psi Chi Honor Society;

Outstanding Business Student;

Founder’s Award; Florence Hood

Miner Award; University

Judiciary (president); Senior Class

Vice President; Student

Ambassador (group leader).

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program ;

CLEP (program coordinator);

First-Year Orientation Leader;

Project Wishlist; SBA; Women’s

Law Caucus; Robert Van Pelt

American Inn of Court.

awards & academic

scholarships: Martin N. Erck

Memorial Scholar.

Work experience:: Law Clerk –

Nebraska Attorney General’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: New Mexico State

University, Las Cruces, N.M. –

Marketing.

College of Law activities:

College of Law Ambassador; First-

Year Orientation Leader;

Nebraska Moot Court Board

(chair).

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Husch Blackwell

Sanders, Omaha, Neb.; Law Clerk

– Douglas County Public

Defender’s Office, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.

expected Graduation date:

December 2008

education: Regis University,

Denver, Colo. – Master of

Business Administration (with

honors). University of Notre

Dame, South Bend, Ind. –

Finance: Athletic Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Federalist Society; Nebraska

Entertainment & Sports Law

Assn. (treasurer); Republican Law

Students Association (vice

president); St. Thomas More

Society; SBA.

Work experience: Research

Assistant – Professor Craig

Lawson, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Research

Assistant – Professor Richard

Leiter, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Research

Assistant – Professor William

Lyons, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Investment

Accountant – Westpeak Global

Advisors, Boulder, Colo.

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dawn Kurz

Cameron Lange

Casey K. Larsen

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Economics/

Political Science: Delta Upsilon

Fraternity; College Republicans.

College of Law activities:

Federalist Society; Republican

Law Students Association.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Douglas County Attorney’s

Office, Omaha, Neb.; Law Clerk –

Lamson, Dugan & Murray,

Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Sidney, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Doane College, Crete,

Neb. – Business Administration/

Organizational Communication

(cum laude): Cardinal Key

National Honor Society; Delta Mu

Delta Honor Society; Lambda Pi

Eta Honor Society.

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition (semifinalist);

National Animal

Advocacy Competition; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; Delta

Theta Phi; Environmental Law

Society (vice president);

Nebraksa Law Review

(executive editor); Project

Wishlist; SBA; Women’s Law

Caucus (treasurer).

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Civil

Procedure, Evidence, Securities

Regulation, Wills & Trusts; G.

Robert Muchemore Scholar; Dr.

Norman W. Thorson Scholar;

Richard M. Van Steenberg

Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Kutak Rock, Omaha,

Neb.; Law Clerk – Office of the

Attorney General, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Sandy, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Utah,

Salt Lake City, Utah –

Argumentation and

Organizational Communication.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; First-Year

Client Counseling Competition;

AJA/NATA (executive board); Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; J.

Reuben Clark Law Society

(president).

Work experience: Judicial Law

Clerk – Lancaster County District

Court, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Blair, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Finance

(highest distinction): Beta

Gamma Sigma Honor Society;

National Society of Collegiate

Scholars.

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition (semifinalist);

Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; First-Year Orientation

Leader; Nebraska Entertainment

& Sports Law Assn.; SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: Yale C. Holland

Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Rembolt Ludtke, Lincoln, Neb.;

Law Clerk – The Gavilon Group,

Omaha, Neb.

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allison s. Lepp

Blake R.K. Loper

Christin P. Lovegrove

nestor a. Marante

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Kansas,

Lawrence, Kan. – Journalism:

Study Abroad – University of

Oxford; University of Kansas

Endowment Scholar; Gamma Phi

Beta Sorority (standards chair);

Kansas City Royals National

Anthem Singer; College World

Series Anthem Top 40 Finalist;

Rock Chalk Revue Performer;

Center for Community Outreach

Volunteer; Student Alumni

Association.

College of Law activities:

College of Law Ambassador; AJA/

NATA; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Delta Theta Phi; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus; Student/

Faculty Building Committee;

Student/Faculty Library

Committee; Student/Faculty

Student Awards & Assistance

Committee.

Work experience: Legal Intern –

First National of Nebraska,

Omaha, Neb.; Circulation Desk

Attendant – Schmid Law Library,

UNL College of Law; Intern – The

Greater Naples Chamber of

Commerce, Naples, Fla.; Law

Clerk – Vernis & Bowling, Fort

Myers, Fla.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Psychology.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

International Law Student

Association; Nebraska

Entertainment & Sports Law Assn.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Wolfe Snowden, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Fairmont, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Finance

(with high distinction): Regents’

Scholar; Peter Kiewit Scholar;

University Honors Program;

College of Business Student

Advisory Board; Mortar Board;

Alpha Omicron Pi.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; Delta

Theta Phi (clerk of the exchequer);

Environmental Law Society; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Heinisch Law Office, Geneva, Neb.

Hometown: West Palm Beach,

Fla.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of South

Florida, Tampa, Fla. – Political

Science (cum laude).

awards & academic

scholarships: Scholarship for

New Nebraskans; Bernard &

Elaine Gradwohl Scholar; Paul C.

Holmberg Scholar; Richard &

Judy Weill Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Groelle & Salmon, Wellington,

Fla.; Legal Intern – State

Attorney’s Office for the 15th

Judicial District of Florida, West

Palm Beach, Fla.; Legal Assistant

– Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart,

West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Kelsey n. McChane

Todd Molvar

Richard s. Montierth

Hometown: Lexington, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Nebraska

at Kearney – Political Science (summa

cum laude): Christian Student

Fellowship; Mortar Board Honor

Society; Student Government;

Chancellor’s Ambassadors; Honors

Program; George Norris Scholar;

Outstanding Graduating Senior

in Political Science; William R.

Nester Leadership Award; Dale &

Ellen Schroeder Scholarship;

Centennial Scholarship; Merit

Scholarship; Chancellor’s

Scholarship; Honors Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; Nebraksa

Law Review (editor-in-chief);

Christian Legal Society (treasurer).

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Property,

Evidence, Construction Law,

Individual Income Tax; McGrath,

North, Mullin & Kratz Excellence

in Legal Writing Award; Law Review

Ace of Spades Award; Dean H. &

Floreen G. Eastman Scholar;

Donna Karnes Scholar; William

F. & Jean S. Wenke Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Woods & Aitken, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – English (with

honors): Regents’ Scholar; Sigma

Tau Delta.

College of Law activities: Allen

Moot Court Competition (semifinalist);

First-Year Class Vice

President; Second-Year Class Vice

President; Third-Year Class Vice

President; College of Law

Ambassador; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; LSD/ABA; Project

Wishlist; SBA; Street Law

Program.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean Henry H.

Foster Memorial Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Fraser Stryker,

Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Seattle, Wash.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Tulane University,

New Orleans, La. – Masters in

Latin American Studies:

University of Mobile-Latin

American Campus, San Marcos,

Nicaragua – International

Relations (cum laude).

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; International

Law Student Association (vice

president); SBA; Student

Hurricane Network.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Immigration Law.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Student Legal Services, Lincoln,

Neb.: Project Volunteer – Pro

Bono Project, New Orleans, La.;

Project Volunteer – Student

Hurricane Network (Katrina-

Gideon Interview Project), New

Orleans, La.; Researcher –

Amnesty International,

Washington, D.C.

Hometown: Troy, Mich.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Brigham Young

University, Provo, Utah – Chinese.

College of Law activities: J.

Reuben Clark Law Society

(secretary).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

First National Bank of Omaha,

Omaha, Neb.

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Holly T. Morris

Sarah Morris

Diane L. Motto

Hometown: Westmoreland, Kan.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: Kansas State

University, Manhattan, Kan. –

Finance/Accounting (summa cum

laude): Foundation Scholar;

College of Business Honors

Program; Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.

College of Law Activities:

College of Law Ambassador;

Christian Legal Society (vice

president); First-Year Orientation

Leader; Nebraksa Law Review

(research editor).

Awards & Academic

Scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Real

Estate Transactions, Estate

Planning.

Hometown: Dunbar, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

December 2008

Education: Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb. – Journalism/

English (summa cum laude):

National Merit Scholar;

Muchemore Writing Scholar;

Alpha Sigma Nu; Omicron Delta

Kappa; National Society of

Collegiate Scholars; Sigma Tau

Delta; Writing Center Tutor;

Alpha Phi Omega (vice president);

The Creightonian (editor-inchief);

Pi Beta Phi.

College of Law Activities: AJA/

NATA; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Project Wishlist; SBA;

VITA; Women’s Law Caucus.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Fankauser, Nelsen & Werts,

Nebraska City, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science/English: Peter Kiewit

Distinguished Scholar; Regents’

Scholar; University of Nebraska

Honors Program; Golden Key

Honor Society.

College of Law Activities:

College of Law Ambassador;

ASUN Representative; First-Year

Orientation Leader; Street Law;

Women’s Law Caucus, Student/

Faculty Grade Appeal Committee.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Lamson, Dugan & Murray,

Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Humboldt, Neb.

Expected Graduation Date:

May 2009

Education: Peru State College,

Peru, Neb. – Sociology/Criminal

Justice (with high distinction):

Intern – Nemaha County Sheriff’s

Department, Auburn, Neb.;

Intern – U.S. Pretrial Services,

Lincoln, Neb.; Criminal Justice

Study Tours in Queensland,

Australia, and Washington, D.C.;

Honors Club (president); Society

for Social Awareness (president);

Student Senate Representative;

Campus Activities Board.

College of Law Activities: AJA/

NATA (secretary); LSD/ABA; SBA.

Work Experience: Law Clerk –

Fankhauser, Nelsen & Werts,

Auburn, Neb.; Student

Representative for Bar/Bri –

University of Nebraska College of

Law; Protection and Safety

Worker – Nebraska Department

of Health and Human Services,

Auburn, Neb.; Legal Secretary –

Kansas Legal Services, Topeka, Kan.

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Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

December 2008

education: University of

Nebraska at Omaha – Criminal

Justice (cum laude): Nebraska

Academic Decathlon Scholarship;

Air Force Type II Scholarship; Pi

Sigma Alpha Political Science

Honorary President.

College of Law activities:

Program of Concentrated Study

in International Law; Delta Theta

Phi; International Law Student

Assn.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Nebraska Attorney General’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb.

Kimberly a.

Mueller-Malone

Hometown: Emerson, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Psychology: Teaching Assistant;

Peer Assistant; Admissions

Ambassador; Religious Diversity

Study Abroad Program in

Toronto, Canada.

College of Law activities:

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

First-Year Orientation Leader.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Beckman Law Offices, Lincoln,

Neb.; Compliance Intern –

BryanLGH Health System,

Lincoln, Neb.

natalie a. navis

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb. – English (summa

cum laude): Creighton University

Academic Scholarship; Dr.

Frederick De La Vega Scholarship;

H. M. and Ruby Frost Scholarship;

National Society of Collegiate

Scholars; Creighton Dance

Company; INK (editor), Delta

Zeta Sorority (fundraising chair).

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP (curriculum director,

president); Equal Justice Society;

Legal Research & Writing

Problem Writer; Nebraska Moot

Court Board; Women’s Law

Caucus.

awards & academic

scholarships: Gross & Welch

Award (best first-year brief).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Koley Jessen, Omaha, Neb.; Intern –

Separate Juvenile Court Judge

Douglas F. Johnson, Omaha, Neb.

Laurie L. nelson

Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Arizona State

University, Tempe, Ariz. – Justice

Studies (summa cum laude).

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; J.

Reuben Clark Law Society; SBA;

Women’s Law Caucus.

Work experience: Legislative

Intern – Kissel/E&S Associates,

Lincoln, Neb.

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demar G. Osbourne

elizabeth e. Osterman shannon J. Palmer

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Mathematics

and Computer Science (with

honors and distinction).

College of Law activities:

Christian Legal Society; CLEP;

Federalist Society (vice president);

First-Year Orientation Leader.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Contracts, Unfair Competition.

Work experience: Legal Research

Intern – First Amendment Center,

Nashville, Tenn.; Extern – Judge

Todd Hutton, Sarpy County Court;

Research Assistant – Professor Eric

Berger, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Summer Associate

– Baker, Donelson, Bearman,

Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville,

Tenn.; Legal Intern – Federal

Communications Commission

Wireline Competition Bureau,

Washington, D.C.; Research

Assistant – Dean Steven L.

Willborn, University of Nebraska

College of Law.

Hometown: Windsor, Conn.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Morehouse College,

Atlanta, Ga. – History (cum

laude).

College of Law activities: Black

Law Students Assn. (treasurer);

Federalist Society.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

The Law Offices of Cynthia

Jennings, Windsor, Conn.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Political Science/English.

College of Law activities:

Nebraksa Law Review

(executive editor).

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; Yale C.

Holland Memorial Scholar;

Richard Huebner Memorial

Scholar; Merle & Frances Jones

Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

U.S. Attorney, Lincoln, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Rembolt Ludtke, Lincoln,

Neb.; Law Clerk – Nebraska

Appleseed Center for Law in the

Public Interest, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: San Francisco State

University, San Francisco, Calif. –

Art/Painting, Drawing &

Printmaking.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; Multi-Cultural Legal

Society; Native American Law

Students Assn. (president).

Work experience: Research

Assistant – Professor Richard

Leiter, University of Nebraska

College of Law; Classroom

Assistant – Summer 2008 Pre-

Law Institute, University of

Nebraska College of Law.

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Laura e. Pederson

Hometown: North Platte, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Psychology

(with high distinction): Canfield

Scholar; Gamma Phi Beta

Sorority (administrative vice

president, executive council); Big

Brothers/Big Sisters of America;

Student Alumni Assn.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; First-Year Orientation

Leader; SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; Robert R.

Veach Scholar; Donald Meier

Scholar.

Work experience: Clerk to the

General Counsel – University of

Nebraska Foundation, Lincoln,

Neb.; Intern – Development

Corporation of North Platte,

North Platte, Neb.

Jessica L.

Vincik-Piskorski

Hometown: Aurora, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska at Omaha – Criminal

Justice (with high distinction):

Commencement Student Speaker;

Dean’s Award for College of

Public Affairs and Community

Service; Outstanding Student

Award for Criminal Justice;

Omicron Delta Kappa (president);

Homecoming Queen; Order of

Omega.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; College of

Law Ambassador (student

coordinator); AAJ/NATA

(president); Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Delta Theta Phi;

Agricultural and Environmental

Law Society (secretary); First-Year

Orientation Leader; Project

Wishlist; Republican Law Students

Assn.; St. Thomas More Society

(secretary); SBA; First-Year Client

Counseling Competition.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Cline, Williams,

Wright, Johnson & Oldfather,

Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk –

Lancaster County District Court,

Lincoln, Neb.

Kylee M. Pohl

Hometown: Gibbon, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Business Administration (with

highest distinction); Delta Mu Delta

Honorary; Lambda Pi Eta

Honorary; Phi Kappa Phi

Honorary; Collegiate Business

Assn.; American Marketing Assn.

(charter member); Pflieger/Olson

Student Athlete Award; Varsity

Cross Country and Varsity

Indoor/Outdoor Track Teams.

College of Law activities:

Business Planning/Taxation

Program of Concentrated Study;

2L SBA Representative; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program

(coordinator); Christian Legal Society;

Delta Theta Phi (master of the

ritual); First-Year Orientation

Leader; Nebraksa Law Review

(executive editor); Project

Wishlist; SBA (executive secretary).

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in Legal

Writing Award; Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Merle &

Frances Jones Scholar; Donna

Karnes Scholar; Anne Fees Lowe

Memorial Scholar; Lumir

Otradovsky Memorial Scholar;

Genevieve Sack Phillips Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Scudder Law Firm, Lincoln, Neb.

sarah e. Preisinger

Hometown: Papillion, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Truman State

University, Kirksville, Mo. –

Justice Systems: Alpha Phi Sigma

Honor Society (president);

National Residence Hall

Honorary; Student Ambassador.

College of Law activities: SBA;

American Constitution Society

(vice president); Client

Counseling Competition (finalist)

(went to Regionals); First-Year

Client Counseling Competition.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Health and Human Services,

Lincoln, Neb.; Skills Assistant –

University of Nebraska College of

Law; Summer Pre-Law Institute

Classroom Assistant, University

of Nebraska College of Law; Legal

Intern – Cass County Court

Appointed Special Advocates.

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Brianne M. Rohner

Hometown: Jackson, Ga.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Dillard University,

New Orleans, La. – English

(summa cum laude): Merit

Scholar; Student-Board of

Trustees Liaison Committee;

Sigma Tau Delta International

English Honor Society (president);

English Club (president).

College of Law activities: Black

Law Students Assn. (vicepresident);

Multi-Cultural Legal

Society (president); Robert Van

Pelt American Inn of Court;

Women’s Law Caucus.

awards & academic

scholarships: Scholarship for

New Nebraskans; Harold & Helen

Felton Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Law Office of Wilson Bush,

Jackson, Ga.; Law Clerk – Carter

& Okolo Law Firm, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Creighton University,

Omaha, Neb. – Finance, Economics:

Christina M. Hixson Business

Scholarship; Creighton University

Academic Scholarship; Joan A

Kuehl Memorial Scholarship;

Creighton University Student

Managed Investment Fund (comanager);

Financial Management

Association National Honors Society.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; First-

Year Orientation Leader;

Nebraska Entertainment & Sports

Law Assn.; 1L class representative;

Project Wishlist; SBA; Kenneth L.

Noah Memorial Award (best

brief, Allen Moot Court

Competition); Allen Moot Court

Competition (finalist); Henry M.

Grether Moot Court Competition

(first place; Outstanding Oral

Advocate).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Erickson & Sederstrom, Omaha,

Neb.; Law Clerk – Crosby

Guenzel, Lincoln, Neb.; Summer

Associate – Baird Holm, Omaha,

Neb.

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska at Omaha – Criminal

Justice (summa cum laude):

Golden Key International Honor

Society.

College of Law activities: AJA /

NATA; SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; Silver Quill

Award; Dean Henry H. Foster

Memorial Scholar; Omaha Law

League Scholar; CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Law and

Medicine.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman,

Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: York, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

History: Harry Huge Award for

Outstanding Graduating History

Major; Phi Alpha Theta; Delta

Zeta Sorority; Fellowship of

Catholic University Students.

College of Law activities: St.

Thomas More Society (vice

president); Women’s Law Caucus.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Jacobsen, Orr, Nelson, Lindstrom

& Holbrook, Lincoln, Neb.

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annette M. Ruffcorn

Brian M. sabata

danielle L. savington

Jacob W. schaffer

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Tennessee State

University, Nashville, Tenn. –

Criminal Justice (summa cum

laude): Phi Kappa Phi Honor

Society.

College of Law activities:

International Law Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA /NATA;

International Law Student Assn.;

Phi Alpha Delta (vice justice);

Women’s Law Caucus.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Business

Administration (with high

distinction).

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; College of

Law Ambassador; AJA/NATA;

SBA; Allen Moot Court

Competition (semi-finalist);

Henry M. Grether Moot Court

Competition.

Work experience: Research

Assistant – Professor John

Gradwohl, University of Nebraska

College of Law, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Papillion, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Bellevue University,

Bellevue, Neb. – Human and

Social Service Administration: Pi

Gamma Mu Honor Society.

College of Law activities: Allies

and Advocates for GLBT

(president); Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Black Law Students

Association; CLEP; First-Year

Orientation Leader; Law School

Democrats; Multi-Cultural Legal

Society; Nontraditional Law

Students Group; Phi Alpha Delta

International; SBA; Women’s Law

Caucus.

Work experience: Legal Clerk –

United States Attorney’s Office,

District of Nebraska; Extern –

Judge Robert B. O’Neal, Sarpy

County Juvenile Court.

Hometown: North Platte, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Accounting

(highest distinction): 4.0 High

Scholar; A & B Soshnik Memorial

Scholarship; Betty Samson

Scholarship; Nebraska Society of

CPAs Foundation Scholarship; R.

Parker and M. S. Eastwood

Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Business Transactions Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA / NATA;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Delta Theta Phi; Republican Law

Students Assn.; SBA; Student/

Faculty Library Committee.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; John S.

Pierce Memorial Scholar; CALI

Excellence for the Future Award

in Corporate Tax.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Koley Jessen, Omaha, Neb.

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susan schneider Carissa P. shipley James a. shoemaker Joshua s. sims

Hometown: Omaha, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska at Omaha – Elementary

Education (magna cum laude):

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor

Society; Golden Key Honor

Society; Student Education Assn.;

National Assn. for Education of

Young Children; Jessie E. Keller

Scholarship; Kate Field Grant.

College of Law activities: Labor

and Employment Program of

Concentrated Study; Allies and

Advocates for GLBT; Client

Counseling Competition Board

(co-chair); SBA; Women’s Law

Caucus; American Constitution

Society (president); First-Year

Client Counseling Competition

(fi n a l i s t).

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Client

Interviewing & Counseling; John

M. Gradwohl-Nebraska Council

of School Attorneys Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Berens & Tate, Omaha, Neb.;

Research Assistant – Professor

Richard Moberly, University of

Nebraska College of Law; Extern

Nebraska Equal Opportunity

Commission, Omaha, Neb.

Hometown: Monument, Colo.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Washington and Lee

University, Lexington, Va. –

Philosophy: Polo Team (captain);

Foxhunting Club (president);

Photography Club (president); Pi

Beta Phi; Ring Tum Phi; student

newspaper op/ed writer;

Knowledge Empowering Women

Leaders; Beauty Revue Against

Violent Encounters.

College of Law activities: Henry

M. Grether Moot Court

Competition

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Donald Jackson Ellis, Lexington,

Va.; Law Clerk – Denney &

Chilen, Fairbury, Neb.; Law Clerk

– R. Lane Lastinger, St.

Petersburg, Fla.; Intern –

American Bar Association

Commission on Domestic Violence,

Washington D.C.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Economics,

French, International Relations.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Ballew-Covalt, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Criminal

Justice.

College of Law activities: AJA /

NATA; SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Charles

Thone Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Morrow, Poppe, Otte &

Watermeier, Lincoln, Neb.

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Michelle L. sitorius

Jennifer snook

Lyndsay R. snyder

Robert P. stone

Hometown: Gothenburg, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: McGill University,

Montreal, Canada – M.A,

Political Science: Graduate

Teaching Assistantship.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln –

Political Science (with high

distinction): Regents’ Scholar;

Honors Program; Peter Kiewit

Scholar.

College of Law activities: CLEP;

Environmental Law Society;

Nebraksa Law Review (articles

editor); SBA; Student/Faculty

Lectureship Committee.

awards & academic

scholarships: McGrath, North,

Mullin & Kratz Excellence in

Legal Writing Award; Henry J.

Amen Scholar; Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Merle &

Frances Jones Scholar; G. Robert

Muchemore Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Scudder Law Firm,

Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk –

NEBCO, Inc., Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Falls City, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Missouri Western

State University, St. Joseph, Mo. –

Criminal Justice/Legal Studies:

Scholar’s Key Award.

College of Law activities: AJA /

NATA; CLEP; Equal Justice

Society; Women’s Law Caucus;

Student/Faculty Continuing Legal

Education Committee.

Work experience: Legal Intern –

Zurich American Insurance

Company, Schaumburg, Ill.;

Paralegal – Walgreen Co.,

Deerfield, Ill.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb –

Philosophy (highest distinction):

Psi Chi Honor Society; Phi Kappa

Phi Honor Society; Cardinal Key

Honor Society; Student Senate.

College of Law activities: AJA/

NATA; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Delta Theta Phi (clerk

of the rolls, president, dean)

SBA; Women’s Law Caucus (vice

president).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Bartle & Geier, Lincoln, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Smith, Snyder, Petitt &

Wallein, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Hometown: Keokuk, Iowa

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Iowa State University,

Ames, Iowa – Journalism and

Mass Communications/Public

Relations: Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha

Lambda Delta; Golden Key

National Honor Society; Kappa

Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Phi.

College of Law activities:

Environmental Law Society;

First-Year Orientation Leader;

Republican Law Students Assn.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in

Agricultural/Environmental Law.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Sierra Club; Law Clerk – Nebraska

Attorney General’s Office,

Lincoln, Neb.

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Richard s. Thomas

Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Iowa State University,

Ames, Iowa – Journalism/English:

Harry Slife Scholarship; ISU

Academic Scholarship; WOI Trust

Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

College of Law Ambassador; Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; First-Year Orientation

Leader; Nebraska Moot Court

Board (vice chair); SBA; First-Year

Client Counseling Competition.

Work experience: Judicial Extern

– California Court of Appeals,

Riverside, Calif.; Law Clerk –

Nebraska Attorney General’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb; Law Clerk –

4th Judicial District, Colorado

Springs, Colo.; Marketing

Operations Coordinator –

American Republic Insurance

Company, Des Moines, Iowa.

Hometown: Hastings, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Hastings College,

Hastings, Neb. – Political Science/

Spanish/International Studies.

College of Law activities: Law

School Democrats (vice president).

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Morningside College,

Sioux City, Iowa – Business

Administration (summa cum

laude): Gamma Phi Beta Sorority;

Morningside Ad Club.

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program;

CLEP; LSD/ABA; Project Wishlist

SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

DeMars, Gordon, Olson &

Zalewski, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science/History.

College of Law activities: CLEP;

SBA.

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Brian a. Tubbs

Christopher M. Turner

Courtney VanderMel

Patricia L. Vannoy

Hometown: Mound City, Mo.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln –

Agribusiness/Agricultural

Economics (with distinction).

College of Law activities:

Christian Legal Society;

Republican Law Students Assn.

(secretary); First-year Client

Counseling Competition (finalist).

awards & academic

scholarships: Robert D.

Baumfalk Memorial Scholar;

William M. Holt Scholar; Thomas

J. Kiesselbach Scholar;

Outstanding Civil Clinic Student;

CALI Excellence for the Future

Award in Farm & Ranch Tax.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

The Law Office of Christine

Vanderford, Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Criminal

Justice with emphasis in Business

Management.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; Nebraska

Moot Court Board; College of

Law Ambassador; AJA /NATA;

LSD/ABA; SBA; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; Delta Theta Phi;

First-Year Client Counseling

Competition (finalist).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Lancaster County Attorney’s

Office, Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk –

Nebraska Attorneys General

Office (Criminal Appellate

Division), Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: Nebraska Wesleyan

University, Lincoln, Neb. –

Business Administration.

College of Law activities: Equal

Justice Society; Law School

Democrats; Multi-Cultural Legal

Society.

Work experience: UNL Office of

Sponsored Programs, Lincoln,

Neb.

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – News-

Editorial/Sociology: Phi Beta

Kappa; Chancellor’s Scholar;

Regents’ Scholar; Alpha Phi (vice

president of program

development); College of

Journalism Student Advisory

Board (president); Cather Circle;

ASUN Electoral Commission;

Honors Program; Hearst

Journalism Awards Program;

Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism

Honorary; National Merit

Scholar; Peter Kiewit Foundation

Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Business Transactions Program of

Concentrated Study; Big Brother/

Big Sister Program; CLEP; First-

Year Orientation Leader; Legal

Research & Writing Problem

Writer; Nebraska Moot Court

Board; Women’s Law Caucus.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Otten Johnson Robinson Neff &

Ragonetti, Denver, Colo.; Law

Clerk – Rembolt Ludtke, Lincoln,

Neb.

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Jennifer M.

Merringer-Veal

Hometown: Gig Harbor, Wash.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Puget

Sound, Tacoma, Wash. – English

(emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric &

Culture) (magna cum laude).

College of Law activities: Big

Brother/Big Sister Program; First-

Year Orientation Leader;

Nebraksa Law Review; SBA;

American Constitution Society;

Client Counseling Competition

(finalist) (went to regionals);

First-Year Client Counseling

Competition.

awards & academic

scholarships: Winthrop &

Frances Lane Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Williams Kastner,

Seattle, Wash.; Law Clerk –

Center for Children, Families &

the Law, Lincoln, Neb.

Greg Walklin

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Journalism

(with highest distinction).

College of Law activities:

Student Court (chief justice);

Student/Faculty Curriculum

Committee.

awards & academic

scholarships: Thomas C. Woods

Scholar.

Work experience: Consumer

Protection Law Clerk – Nebraska

Attorney General’s Office,

Lincoln, Neb.

James B. Webster, Jr.

Hometown: Kaysville, Utah

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of Utah,

Salt Lake City, Utah – Electrical

Engineering.

College of Law activities: J.

Reuben Clark Law Society.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Mediation.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Madson & Austin, Salt Lake City,

Utah.

Jennifer Wellan

Hometown: Champlin, Minn.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Minnesota-Morris, Morris, Minn.

– English/Political Science:

Chancellor’s Scholarship;

Presidential Scholarship.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA/NATA;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Christian Legal Society; CLEP;

Delta Theta Phi; SBA; Women’s

Law Caucus (auction chair).

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Nebraska Attorney General,

Criminal Appellate Division,

Lincoln, Neb.; Clerk – Kirk

Brown, Solicitor General, Lincoln,

Neb.; Judicial Clerk – Hennepin

County District Court,

Minneapolis, Minn.; Law Clerk –

Moore Family Law, Champlin,

Minn.

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Todd a. West

Wendy J. Wetovick

sean d. White

Kiva n. Williams

Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Political

Science: Innocents Society;

American Forensics Association

All-American Team; Homecoming

Court; Honors Program.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; 1L, 2L and

3L Class President; Big Brother/

Big Sister Program; First-Year

Orientation Leader (coordinator);

Project Wishlist (coordinator);

SBA; National Trial Team

(regional competition).

awards & academic

scholarships: John M. Gradwohl-

Nebraska Council of School

Attorneys Scholar; William O.

Hambel Memorial Scholar; Yale

C. Holland Memorial Scholar;

Merle & Frances Jones Scholar; J.

Reginald Miller Scholar; Weber

Law School Scholar; Donald R.

Wilson Scholar; John S. Wishart

Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Baird Holm, Omaha,

Neb.

Hometown: Fullerton, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Psychology/

Political Science.

College of Law activities:

Agricultural and Environmental

Law Society; Republican Law

Students Assn.; St. Thomas

More Society (treasurer); SBA.

Work experience: Law Clerk

Nebraska Attorney General’s

Office: Criminal Prosecution

Bureau, Lincoln, Neb.; Law Clerk

– Seward County Attorney’s

Office, Seward, Neb.

Hometown: Walton, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – History (with

high distinction): Phi Beta Kappa;

Chancellor’s Scholar; Regents’

Scholar.

College of Law activities:

Business Transactions Program of

Concentrated Study; Big Brother/

Big Sister Program; Delta Theta

Phi; Nebraksa Law Review

(executive editor); Project

Wishlist; SBA.

awards & academic

scholarships: CALI Excellence

for the Future Award in Property;

Dean H. & Floreen G. Eastman

Scholar.

Work experience: Summer

Associate – Cline, Williams,

Wright, Johnson & Oldfather,

Lincoln, Neb.

Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Wisconsin-Madison – Political

Science: Students for Equal Access

to Law Schools; Kappa Alpha

Theta Sorority; Pre-Law Society;

UNL Pre-Law Institute

participant; All Sorority Honor Roll.

College of Law activities:

Student/Faculty Appointments

Committee; Big Brother/Big Sister

Program; Black Law Students

Assn.; International Law Student

Assn. (1L representative); Multi-

Cultural Legal Society (secretary);

Nebraska Entertainment & Sports

Law Assn. (secretary).

awards & academic

scholarships: Harold & Helen

Felton Scholar; Merle & Frances

Jones Scholar; Korba Family

Scholar.

Work experience: Summer Intern

– State Farm Insurance, Lincoln,

Neb.; Law Clerk – Evangelical

Lutheran Church in America

Board of Pensions, Minneapolis,

Minn.

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Jordan Boler, Yohance Christie, Carrie Doll, Amanda

Engen, Jon Frazer, Kristina Guerrero-Sisneroz, Pete

Haugen, Keith Hoogheem, David Houghton, David

Johnson, Tierra Johnson, Mandy King, Darin Knepper,

Stephanie Mahlin, Greg McLawsen, Mark Mills, Tyler

Paige, Jenna Perkins, Heather Quitmeyer, Amanda Rockers,

Jessica Snowden, Brent Stephenson, Anne Swanda, Jesus

Tena, Luke Vavricek, Melanie Wake, Kristin Walz,

Chris Wickman and Mark Willis.

Tyler J. Wolkenhauer

Hometown: Pocahontas, Iowa

expected Graduation date:

May 2009

education: University of

Nebraska–Lincoln – Criminal

Justice (magna cum laude).

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; College of

Law Ambassador; Big Brother/Big

Sister Program; Delta Theta Phi

(bailiff); Federalist Society; SBA

(executive vice president, 1L class

representative); Student/Faculty

Building Committee.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar.

Work experience:; Law Clerk –

Berry & Kelley, Lincoln, Neb.;

Insurance Agent – Doug Hailey’s

State Farm Insurance, Papillion,

Neb.

anthony Ybarra

Hometown: Gering, Neb.

expected Graduation date:

December 2008

education: Chadron State

College, Chadron, Neb. –

Criminal Justice (with emphasis

in law) (magna cum laude): Justice

Studies Scholarship; Hispanic

Scholarship Fund Recipient;

Justice Studies Honors Program;

Blue Key National Honor Society;

Legal Studies Club (vicepresident);

Criminal Justice Club;

Political Science Club; Admission

Ambassador; Diversity

Committee; Wrestling Team.

College of Law activities:

Litigation Skills Program of

Concentrated Study; AJA/NATA;

Big Brother/Big Sister Program;

Black Law Students Assn.; CLEP;

First-Year Orientation Leader;

Law School Democrats; Multi-

Cultural Legal Society; Nebraska

Entertainment & Sports Law Assn.

awards & academic

scholarships: Dean H. & Floreen

G. Eastman Scholar; Harold &

Helen Felton Scholar; Dean Henry

H. Foster Memorial Scholar;

William M. Holt Scholar.

Work experience: Law Clerk –

Friedman Law, Lincoln, Neb.;

Liability Claims Representative –

State Farm, Lincoln, Neb.; Law

Clerk – Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek,

Bartels & Neilan, Scottsbluff, Neb.

THE GRADUATEs

The purpose of The Senior Transcript is to provide

abbreviated resumes of this year’s graduates.

The general policies of The Senior Transcript are as

follows:

• No dates are included, except for expected

graduation date.

• Undergraduate Dean’s List information is not

included.

• All resumes are in standard format consisting of

hometown, expected graduation date, education, Law

College activities, awards and academic scholarships

and work experience.

• Information was current as of September 1,

2009.

• Abbreviations include:

ATLA – American Trial Lawyers’ Association

CLEP – Community Legal Education Project

LSD/ABA – Law Student Division/ American

Bar Association

SBA – Student Bar Association

VITA – Voluntary Income Tax Assistance

CALI – Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction

ASUN – Association of Students of the

University of Nebraska

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln does not

discriminate in any of its employment practices or

programs involving student participation

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