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What’s happening at Jacobsen Orr? Check in here for firm news, as well as insights from our attorneys into legal trends and key local and national issues that affect our practice areas.

BLOG: 2018 Buffalo County Property Valuation and Protest

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:10 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
Want the good news or the bad news first?  Alright, good news first: June looks like it will continue to bring us seasonal and thankfully, warmer weather.  Bad news, you may receive a dreaded yellow postcard in your mailbox—a property...Read More
Posted in: Business, Real Estate

BLOG UPDATE: Syngenta Corn Seed Settlement

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:34 PM by Daniel Lindstrom
In May of 2015, I authored a post on this site concerning the Jacobsen Orr firm’s position about the effort to sign up our clients who are corn producers, ethanol plants and grain elevators as plaintiffs in a massive set of lawsuits against Syn...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Litigation

Herrmann and Chrisp Present at NPERS Retirement Seminar

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7:03 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
On March 15, 2018, attorneys Justin R. Herrmann and Elizabeth J. Chrisp presented on estate planning topics at a retirement seminar for members of the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (“NPERS”).  Mr. Herrmann and Ms. Chri...Read More
Posted in: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: The “Fiduciary Rule” Is Now In Question For Financial Planners

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM by Ryan Carson
If you are a financial planner or work in asset management, especially registered broker-dealers, then you are likely aware of big (and potentially scary) changes that occurred to your practice during the early summer of 2017.  In particular, th...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Nebraska Lawyer Magazine Recognizes Two Attorneys from Jacobsen Orr

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:28 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Click here to read spotlight on Ryan Carson as newest Shareholder at Jacobsen Orr. Click here to read Young Lawyer Spotlight on Elizabeth Chrisp.   Read More
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Join the Jacobsen Orr Team

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 6:22 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Jacobsen Orr has immediate openings for experienced litigation and estate planning attorneys! Jacobsen Orr, a dynamic and thriving law office in central Nebraska, is seeking to add two experienced attorneys to its growing practices in both litigatio...Read More
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Jacobsen Orr Sponsors Junior Achievement Job Shadow Day

Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:44 PM by Jacobsen Orr
On February 28, 2018, Jacobsen Orr sponsored a Junior Achievement Job Shadow Day for high school students interested in the practice of law, law enforcement, and other related fields.  Two attorneys from Jacobsen Orr, Ryan Carson and Liz Chrisp,...Read More
Posted in: Employment

Ryan Carson Newest Shareholder at Jacobsen Orr Law Firm

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:55 AM by Jacobsen Orr
(Kearney, NE, January 2018) -- The Jacobsen Orr Law Firm of Kearney, which has provided comprehensive professional legal services to Greater Nebraska for almost 40 years, is pleased to announce that Ryan C. Carson has become a Shareholder of the firm...Read More
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Mailahn to Speak at Trial Attorneys Seminar

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:45 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Nicole Mailahn will be presenting at the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (“NATA”) Seminar on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  NATA is dedicated to the improvement of trial practice and preservation of the jury ...Read More
Posted in: Litigation, Workers’ Compensation

BLOG: Ag Input Creditors Beware Certified Mail From The Nebraska Secretary Of State

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:32 PM by Brad Holbrook
An associate recently asked me a question relative to an agricultural input lien and a debtor’s ability to unilaterally seek the assistance of the Nebraska Secretary of State (SOS) to terminate the same.  I told him, poppycock, no such pro...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Litigation, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning