Kathleen M. Schmidt

Kathleen M. Schmidt

Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-330-7733
Fax:
402-333-7243
Email:

The attorney in our firm, Kathleen M. Schmidt, is dedicated to helping families with issues in Family Law by being responsive and by being a powerful advocate. The following details professional accomplishments.

 

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

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
  • Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan's Master Plan Committee, Omaha, Nebraska, Committee Member, 1991 - 1994
  • Ethics Committee, NSBA

Pro Bono Activities

  • Millard Schools Strategic Planning Committee, Omaha , Nebraska, Member, 1990 – 1991
  • Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Member, 1989 – 1992
  • Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Treasurer, 1991 – 1992
  • Millard School Board; Omaha, Nebraska, Member, 1993 – 1996
  • Millard School Board Sub-Committee on Naming Schools, Chairman, 1993
  • Millard School Board Sub-Committee on Policies, Member, 1993
  • Anderson Middle School, Millard, Nebraska, Honorary Member, 1994
  • National School Board Association, Member, 1989 – 1996