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Ethics and Pre-Trial Investigations (Telephone)

Disaster Legal Services: Responding at the Site of a Natural Disaster

Rights of First Refusal/Rights of First Offer in Transactions (Telephone)

Incentive Compensation in Business Entities, Part 1 (Telephone)

It's Not the Fruit, It's the Root: Getting to the Bottom of Our Ethical Ills (Webcast)

Client Assistance Fund

The Client Assistance Fund was established in January 1974 by the Nebraska State Bar Association. Its purpose is to reimburse a client who has suffered a financial loss due to a dishonest acts.

You may request a claim form from the Client Assistance Fund Committee of the Nebraska State Bar Association at 635 South 14th Street, #200, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 or click on the application form below.

When you receive the claim form in the mail, fill it out as completely and accurately as possible. Attach copies of any documents or correspondence that would help to substantiate your claim. Have the claim notarized and return it to the committee, keeping a copy for your records. If you need assistance filling out the claim form, a member of the Client Assistance Fund Committee will assist you at no charge.

Client Assistance Fund Board

Shaylene M. Smith
Kalkwarf & Smith Law Offices, L.L.C.
1240 Ivy Ave.; PO Box 272
Crete, Nebraska 68333
(402) 826-5136; Fax (402) 826-5140

Jodi M. Fenner, Lincoln
Daniel A. Fullner, Madison
Thomas Locher, Omaha
Robert McChesney, North Platte
Frank J. Mihulka, Omaha
Roseanne Shannon, Omaha
Thomas M. Sonntag, Sidney

Executive Council Liaison:
Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., Omaha

NSBA Staff:
Jean McNeil
Liz Neeley
Mark Vasina



Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091; Toll Free (800) 927-0117; FAX (402) 475-7098