Creighton University School of Law Professor Mike Fenner sits down to discuss his 46 years of teaching at Creighton Law, his upcoming retirement, the finer points of the First Amendment, and his being chosen as the 2019 Omaha Bar Association Robert M. Spire Public Service Award recipient. Professor Fenner will be accepting the award on May 1, 2019, at the OBA Law Day Lunch.
Retired Omaha Police detective Jon Blecha and Jack Atkins (son of Omaha bootlegger John Atkins) talk at an Omaha Bar Association gathering at Safari Cigars & Spirits in November 2018. For more information on Jon and Jack's book "Cigars and Wires," check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cigarsandwires
We take you behind-the-scenes and under-the-robes in a preview of the 2018 Omaha Barristers Christmas Show. SHOW DATE: December 13, 2018. Podcast Participants: John Cavanaugh Jr, Joe Bradley, Jeff Leuschen, Dave Sommers
Hal Daub served 4 terms in the U.S. Congress, 2 terms as Mayor of Omaha, and a variety of other public service positions in his career. He also continues to practice law at the Omaha office of Husch Blackwell. The OBA sat down with Hal for a wide-ranging discussion on the legal profession, public service, and what continues to keep him motivated after 50 years of legal practice. Recorded on November 21, 2018.
Past OBA Presidents Mike Mullin (Kutak Rock), Mike Kinney (Cassem Tierney), and John Brownrigg (Brownrigg Mediation) held a panel discussion on Mediations in Nebraska at the 2018 NSBA Annual Meeting. The CLE was put on by the OBA Young Lawyers Division, and moderated by Amy Van Horne (Kutak Rock).
A conversation with Nebraska Supreme Court Associate Justice Funke about the work being done on the BENCH Media Committee to give greater access to cameras in the courtrooms of Nebraska. More info on the effort can be found at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/media.
The OBA Podcast sits down to talk with Jacob Baker, a Creighton Law first year student whose unique background has lead him to start a podcast for law students at Creighton. Recorded in September 2018.
"Bar Talk" Roundtable regulars Joe Bradely, Jordan Holst, and Patrick McNamamara discuss pressing and timely topics, including (1) I Like Beer, (2) A Hint of Lime, and (3) Show Us Your Calendars. Recorded on October 5, 2018.
Hon. Gary Randall of the Douglas County District Court spoke at the 2018 Omaha Bar Association Membership Dinner Welcoming Newly Admitted Attorneys. Approximately 30 attorneys who were sworn into law practice last week were on hand to hear the remarks, along with a large number of seasoned attorneys and members of the judiciary. Judge Randall discussed his story of ending up on the bench, and imparted some words of wisdom for those just starting their legal careers.
We sit down with OBA Members Kate McNamara (Fraser Stryker) and Hannah Sommers (Slowiaczek Albers) to discuss a new group they formed this year, the Academy of Young Professionals in Omaha. More information on the Academy can be found at www.academyomaha.com.
Local attorney Kenny Jacobs sits down with the Omaha Bar Association to talk about his move to Omaha a few years ago, criminal defense practice, moving out of the Historical Library Building, and his background. More info on Kenny at http://www.kennyjacobslaw.com/.
OBA Podcast Panelists Joe Bradley (Bradley Law), Jordan Holst (Ellick Jones), and Jeremy Elliott (Hauptman O'Brien) stop by the pod for some hot takes on there favorites in three categories: (1) Favorite Commandment, (2) Favorite Amendment, (3) Favorite Refreshment. As always, we try to keep the conversation legally relevant as possible, and always nerdy. Recorded on July 18, 2018.
Interview with past OBA President J. Terry Macnamara. Mr. Macnamara has served as "Of Counsel" for the leadership of the Omaha Bar Association for over 20 years, and is a regular attendee at OBA events.
"Bar Talk" roundtable regulars Joe Bradley (Bradley Law Firm) and Jordan Holst (Ellick Jones) join OBA Executive Director to discuss (1) Non-Disclosure Agreements, (2) Cameras in the Courtroom in Nebraska, and (3) Favorite legal films. Come for the information, stay to be entertained.
OBA Executive Director Dave Sommers sits down with Interim Director of the Creighton Law Library, Troy Johnson, to discuss the Library, the public service done by the library, and some of the more exotic parts of the library's collection.
Interview with John Slowiazcek, Managing Partner at Slowiaczek Albers PC LLO in Omaha. Helpful Links: John's Firm Website - www.saalawyers.com Website for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - www.aaml.org
2017 interview with 2007-2008 OBA President Amy Longo of Ellick Jones law firm in Omaha. Amy was the 2017 recipient of the OBA Lifetime Achievement Award. More information on Amy can be found at http://ellickjones.com/amylongo.php.
Audio recording of the 28th Annual "Lunch with Fenner" at Creighton University. Featured speaker: Professor G. Michael Fenner, Constitutional Law Professor at Creighton University School of Law. Talk Title: "The Most Important Case Since 1819 Regarding the Structure of Our Government is in the United States Supreme Court Right Now"