Kathleen Schmidt

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Attorney at Law
11725 Arbor St Ste 210
Omaha, NE 68144-2974
(402) 330-7733
www.familylawneb.com


Areas Of Practice

Divorce
Family Law
Post Divorce Issues
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Legal Separation
Alimony/Spousal Support
Removal of Children from Nebraska
Modification of Prior Orders
Paternity
Grandparents Rights
Protection Orders
Domestic Violence

Bar Admissions

Nebraska, 1987
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1991

Education

Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska - 1987
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Nebraska - 1974
Westside High School, Omaha, Nebraska - 1971

Published Works

Can they pay for extracurricular activities, too?, The Nebraska Lawyer, July/August, 2014
Editor, The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine, Family Law issue, January/February, 2012
Grandparent's Rights in Nebraska: The Need for Expansion, The Nebraska Lawyer, April, 2010
Drafted proposed legislation for revision of Grandparents Rights statutes in Nebraska
Is an Adoption Subsidy Income in Determining Child Support?, The Nebraska Lawyer, July/August, 2016

Representative Cases

Kamal vs . lmroz, 277 Neb. 116 (2009)
Johnson vs. Johnson, No. A-05-1461 (2007)
Lindner vs. Lindner, 2005 Neb. App. LEXIS 72 (2005)
State vs . O'Neal, 11 Neb. App . 890 (2003)
Howard vs. Lepak, 259 Neb. 322; 609 N.W.2d 659 (2000)

Classes/Seminars

Presenter, Advanced Divorce Law, National Business Institute, December 2015
Presenter, Divorce Litigation From Start to Finish, National Business Institute, December 2014
Going Ahead Prepared, Creighton University School of Law, 2014
Adjunct Family Law Professor, Creighton University School of Law, 2013 - Present
Going Ahead Prepared, Nebraska State Bar Association, 2011 - 2013
Divorce 101, An Introduction to Divorce, Law Review CLE, 2012
Laying Proper Foundations, NSBA Meetings/Family Law Seminar, 2012
Moderator for NSBA Annual Family Law Seminar, 2010
Moderator for NSBA Annual Meeting Family Law Seminar, 2010
Moderator for NSBA Annual Family Law Seminar, 2009
Presenter, Nebraska School Board Association Convention, Omaha, Nebraska, 1991 - 1992
Community Speaker on Family Law for adults
Community Speaker on Estate Planning for nursing homes
Community Speaker for Law Day at elementary schools

Honors And Awards

Who's Who in American Law, 1994 - 2016
Who's Who in America, 1998 - 2016
Top Lawyers on NE, The Legal Network, 2013 - Present
Award of Appreciation from Millard Public Schools, 1993 - 1996
Who's Who in American Education, 4th Edition, 1994 - 1995
Award of Achievement, National School Board Association, 1991 - 1994
Certificate of Recognition, National School Board Association Federal Relations Network, Arlington, Virginia, 1991
NAFLA (National Academy of Family Law Attorneys), Top Ten Attorney Award
AIFLA (American Institute of Family Law Attorneys), 10 Best in Client Satisfaction

Professional Associations And Memberships
Family Law Section - Nebraska Bar Association, Treasurer, 2015 - 2016
Omaha Bar Association, 1987 - Present
Courts Committee, Omaha Bar Association, 1987 - Present
Nebraska Bar Association, 1987 - Present
Family Law Section- Nebraska State Bar Association
Family Law Section- Nebraska State Bar Association, Chairman, 2011 - 2012
Family Law Section- Nebraska State Bar Association, Vice Chairman, 2009 - 2010
Judicial Nominating Commission-Court of Appeals Third Judicial District, 1999 - Present
National School Board Association Federal Relations Network, Omaha, Nebraska, Delegate, 1992 - 1996
Nebraska School Board Association, Member, 1989 - 1996
National School Board Association, Member, 1989 - 1996
Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan's Master Plan Committee, Omaha, Nebraska, Committee Member, 1991 - 1994
Anderson Middle School, Millard, Nebraska, Honorary Member, 1994
Millard School Board Sub-Committee on Policies, Member, 1993
Millard School Board Sub-Committee on Naming Schools, Chairman, 1993
Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Member, 1993 - 1996
Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Treasurer, 1991 - 1992
Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Member, 1989 - 1992
Millard Schools Strategic Planning Committee, Omaha , Nebraska, Member, 1990 - 1991
Ethics Committee, NSBA