Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Business Matters
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Social Security Disability
  • Municipal Law


  • Nebraska
  • U.S.District Court (D.Neb.)


  • Creighton University, J.D., 1973
  • Creighton University, B.A., 1971

Professional Affiliations:

  • Nebraska State Bar Association – Member
  • City of David City – City Attorney
  • Nebraska Firefighter’s Association – Legal Counsel
  • Butler County Hospital Board – Member
  • Blue Valley Behavioral Health Board – Member
  • Nebraska Firefighter’s Museum – Ex Officio Board Member

On a Personal Note:

Jim has been married to Bernadette (“Bernie”) since 1971 after they met at Creighton University.  Jim and Bernie have 5 daughters, and 7 grandchildren.  Jim was born and raised on a farm near Prague, Saunders County, Nebraska.  He is a graduate of Neumann High School in Wahoo.  Jim and Bernie have lived in David City since 1974.