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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.

Jacobsen Orr Contributes a Third District Court Judge

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2:07 PM by Daniel Lindstrom
In a few weeks we will celebrate the swearing-in of Jacobsen Orr shareholder-alumnus Ryan C. Carson as the newest District Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District.  The Ninth Judicial District includes Kearney, Buffalo County and Grand Island...Read More
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Ryan Carson Appointed to District Court

Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 4:48 PM by Jacobsen Orr
Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Ryan C. Carson to the District Court of the Ninth Judicial District.  Carson joined Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom & Holbrook, P.C., L.L.O. in October 2015, and became a shareholder in J...Read More
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BLOG: How To Avoid Illegally Carrying A Concealed Weapon This Hunting Season

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:31 AM by Nick Ridgeway
As soon as early November rolls around, you can expect hunters across the state to be hitting the roads in the early morning hours in attempt to harvest some wild game.  One thing that most hunters may not think about is whether they are carryin...Read More
Posted in: General Law

BLOG: Medicaid Planning After L.B. 268 (2017)

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:54 AM by Justin Herrmann
On May 16, 2017, the Nebraska Legislature passed L.B. 268, which substantially reshaped the law in Nebraska concerning Medicaid recovery claims.  The fundamental principle of Medicaid estate recovery remained the same in that the Nebraska Depart...Read More
Posted in: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Jacobsen Orr Attorneys Honored as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:20 AM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
Jacobsen Orr is pleased to announce that 5 of our attorneys have been named to the Nebraska Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists.  No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers.  Jacobsen Orr attorneys included ...Read More
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BLOG: You Just Obtained New Privacy Rights: How Our Nation’s High Court Decided Carpenter v. United States

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 12:13 PM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
On Friday, June 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that law enforcement must generally get a warrant in order to obtain an individual’s cell site location information. This blog explains the Carpenter v. Uni...Read More
Posted in: Litigation, Criminal

BLOG: 2018 Buffalo County Property Valuation and Protest

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:10 AM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
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 Klingelhoefer
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