Nebraska Paralegal Association

Upcoming Events

District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Wind Farms

March 27, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Anthony's Steakhouse (Omaha)

Have you ever passed a Wind Farm and wondered about what it takes to build one? Or how much energy it produces? Are you interested in learning about renewable energy from a leader in the industry? Join us March 27, 2019 as David Levy of Baird Holm LLP presents “Wind Farms” where he will cover road blocks with farmers and landowners when building wind farms, how his clients have overcome those road blocks, and the law governing the easements required for the wind farms to exist. He will also share interesting information on Nebraska wind farms and where we are headed in the future with renewable energy.


Mid-Year Membership Meeting & Spring Seminar

April 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Hwy Ashland, NE 68003

8:00-8:25 Registration/Continental Breakfast: Fresh Brewed Coffee, Fruit Juices, Low Fat Yogurt, Bran, Assorted Muffins, Pastries, Bagels

8:25-8:30 Opening

8:30-9:30 A Tragic End: When Trademarks Become Generic & How to Protect Against It (Speaker: Sean T. Nakamoto, Baird Holm LLP, snakamoto@bairdholm.com)

9:45-10:45 Ethics Session – Hot Topics in Legal Malpractice (Speaker: Mark A. Weber, Nebraska Supreme Court, Counsel for Discipline & The Unauthorized Practice of Law, mark.weber@nebraska.gov)

10:45-11:45 Membership Meeting: Led by Amber Roberts

11:45-12:45 Lunch – Fajita Bar: Flour and Corn Tortillas, Grilled and Sliced Marinated Chicken and Beef, Sweet Peppers, Onions, Cheddar Cheese. Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onions, Sour Cream, Picante Sauce, Tortilla Chips, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans. Dessert: Mini Sopapillas and honey. Drinks: Iced Tea an Water

12:45-1:45 Criminal Defense Case Progression and Legal Teamwork (Speaker: Jim McGough – McGough Law P.C. L.L.O., tgirard@mcgoughlaw.com)

2:00-3:00 Cyber Puzzles in the 1st, 4th, and 5th Amendments (Speaker: Gus Hurwitz, University of NE College of Law, Assistant Professor of Law & Co-Director Space, Cyber & Telecom Law Program, ghurwitz@unl.edu)

3:15-4:15 Hacked: True Stories of Data Breaches & Legal Requirements When Dealing with them (Speaker: Nathan T. Burkman, Koley Jessen, Senior Associate)

4:15-4:30 Close



District II Luncheon (Lincoln) - Developing Defensible Deletion Strategies

May 15, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ameritas 5900 O Street Lincoln, NE 68510

Join us as Reggie Pool of HBR Consulting, LLC discusses strategies which allow your company to destroy information in a legally defensible manner. This is a topic that should be close to mind in this information age, especially for law firms. How long must you hold onto information? What are the risks with keeping everything? What questions should you be asking and analysis should you be doing now to allow you to destroy information in the proper manner taking into account, legal, regulatory, and business requirements?

This luncheon is being co-hosted by the Nebraska Chapter of ARMA, Int'l. It will follow their normal schedule:
11:00-11:30 Optional Networking
11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:00-1:00 Education

1 hour of CLE will be offered.


District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Network for Success: Creating Your Personal Board of Directors

May 22, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location: Anthony's Steakhouse 7220 F. St. Omaha, NE 68127

Speaker: Sara English, Mutual of Omaha


District I (Omaha) - Afternoon/Evening CLE Event (co-hosted by the OBA)

June 5, 2019, 12:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location: Scott Conference Center (Omaha)

More coming soon!

12:30-1:00 – Registration
1:00-2:30 – Keynote Speaker
2:30-2:45 – Break
2:45-3:45 – Session
3:45-4:00 – Break
4:00-5:00 – Panel Discussion
5:00-6:30 – Reception/Networking Event


District II Luncheon (Lincoln)

August 14, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Green Gateau 330 S. 10th St. Lincoln, NE 68508

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Recognition Breakfast

September 18, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Scott Conference Center 6450 Pine Street Omaha, NE 68106

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Annual Membership Meeting & Fall Seminar

September 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Scott Conference Center 6450 Pine Street Omaha, NE 68106

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Fall Seminar Day 2

September 19, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Scott Conference Center 6450 Pine Street Omaha, NE 68106

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Upcoming Events

District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Wind Farms
March 27, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mid-Year Membership Meeting & Spring Seminar
April 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

District II Luncheon (Lincoln) - Developing Defensible Deletion Strategies
May 15, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Network for Success: Creating Your Personal Board of Directors
May 22, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM

District I (Omaha) - Afternoon/Evening CLE Event (co-hosted by the OBA)
June 5, 2019, 12:30 AM - 6:30 PM

District II Luncheon (Lincoln)
August 14, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Recognition Breakfast
September 18, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Annual Membership Meeting & Fall Seminar
September 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Seminar Day 2
September 19, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault: Addressing Issues, Decreasing Victims
October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

District II Luncheon (Lincoln) - Serving as a Prosecutor: A Female's Perspective
November 13, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

District I Luncheon (Omaha) - Establishing Financial Wellness for Yourself and Your Clients
November 20, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM