Kathleen Spethman Pallesen

Kathleen Spethman Pallesen

  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law ...
  • Nebraska
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Kathleen Pallesen is passionate attorney who finds fulfillment by helping people in times of legal crisis. With an extensive legal background in juvenile and guardianship issues, Kathleen has found that her greatest strength revolves around her ability to help those in need. She knows, instinctively, how to make connections with people and how to help them formulate a solution to their problems. Kathleen has the ability to think outside the box, and craft solutions tailored for her individual clients.

Kathleen started her legal career in Washington D.C. as a legislative aide to Congressman Peter Hoagland. After moving back to Omaha in 1995, Kathleen became a prosecutor for the Douglas County Attorney's Office. As an attorney in the juvenile division of the county attorney's office, Kathleen created the "Termination Unit," where she exclusively filed and adjudicated all the termination of parental rights cases due to the backlog of children languishing in the Omaha foster care. She also spent time prosecuting adult drug felony cases in the Douglas County Attorney's Office. Kathleen now brings her wide array of experience to help clients with many civil problems, including probate, guardianship, civil litigation, and elder law.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Spethman Pallesen Law Office
Johnson & Associates
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
J.D. (1991)
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St. Edwards University
B.A. (1988)
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Professional Associations
Nebraska State Bar  # 19604
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- Current
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Magdalene Force
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Kicks for a Cure Cancer Fundraiser Committee
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Fontanelle Forest Nature Association Guild
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St. Robert Bellarmine Home & School Board
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Articles & Publications
The Health Care Quality Improvement Act: The National Practitioner Data Bank
Nebraska Medical Jounal
Speaking Engagements
What You Need to Know in a Crisis , Omaha Chamber of Commerce Expo
Websites & Blogs
Berry Law Firm
Berry Law Firm Blog
Contact & Map
Berry Law Firm (Omaha)
222 S 15th St Ste 405N
Omaha, NE 68179
Telephone: (402) 466-8444
Berry Law Firm (Lincoln)
6940 O St, Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68510
Toll-Free: (402) 466-8444
Telephone: (402) 466-8444
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