Summary of Experience:
Attorney Katherine A. (nee Uzendoski) Busch received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where she majored in English language and literature. She received her law degree from Creighton Law School in 2002. She is a graduate of the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Leadership Academy. Kathy has been licensed in all four tribal courts in Nebraska, and is currently licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Nebraska.
After graduating from law school, Kathy worked in several areas of law, including bankruptcy, personal injury, employment law, family law, and juvenile law. She has served as an assistant prosecutor and ICWA specialist for the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska . Kathy has also worked for Legal Aid of Nebraska as an associate attorney in the Native American Program, serving all four Nebraska Tribes in family and juvenile law, as well as Indian Child Welfare Act matters and other general practice work. Kathy has also participated in the activity of the Nebraska ICWA Coalition. Most recently, Kathy has gained experience working as an administrative law judge for the Nebraska Department of Labor handling unemployment benefit appeals.
Throughout Kathy’s career, advocating for justice has been the common thread. Kathy’s vast experience with different factual situations and expertise in handling sensitive matters serves her well now. Kathy knows how to guide people with knowledgeable advice during what are often very stressful or traumatic experiences. Whether you are wondering about how to best advocate for yourself in an unemployment benefits dispute, whether you simply have questions about something that is happening at work, or whether you are disabled and facing hostility, Kathy can help.
Whether your situation involves racial discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, or whether you just want to know as much as your employer does about unemployment benefits, information is available. As the mother of a child with autism, Kathy particularly enjoys advocating for those with special needs.
State of Nebraska
U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
Disability Discrimination Claims in the Employment Context and the SIgnificance of Prior Representations of Inability to Work, The Nebraska Lawyer, Vol. 14, No. 6 (june 2011)
Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL