Nicholas E. Halbur, Attorney at Law
Phone/Fax: 402-330-3060, ext. 117
Summary of Experience:
Attorney Nicholas Halbur is a 2006 graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law and a 2003 graduate of Creighton University. After law school, Nick spent several years as the supervising attorney for the Elder Law Practice Group of the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services at the University of St. Thomas, where he was responsible for representing clients, supervising student case work, classroom teaching, and caseload management. The clinic’s focus was on the rights and legal issues confronting people in need of long term care. The focus of Nick’s work at Thompson Law Office is on estate planning, probate, and elder law services. Nick, along with his wife and daughter, moved back to Omaha in March of 2011. Nick grew up in Carroll, Iowa and his wife, Joanna, is an Omaha native.
- Member, Nebraska State Bar Association
- Member, Omaha Bar Association
- Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Treasurer of the Elder Law Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Authorship and Leadership:
Secretary and Treasurer for the Elder Law Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association
Public Advocacy for Vulnerable and Elderly Victims of Financial Exploitation
“Private Recovery Against Financial Exploiters” CLE, “Special Feature” at the 2008 Minnesota Elder Law Institute.
Member of the Vulnerable Adult Justice Project, a policy reform stakeholder group that works to improve public policy to protect vulnerable Minnesotans.
Assisted in drafting a private right of action for victims, Minn. Stat. § 626.557, Subd. 20.
Minnesota State Bar Association Elder Law Section
E-Newsletter article “You Can Use a MA Recipient’s Income for Pre-Eligibility Medical Expenses” June 30, 2009.
Lead efforts to promote public input and access to Minnesota’s Medicaid State Plan.
“Elder Facility Admissions Agreements: What are We Signing?” Panelist at the 2010 Elder Law Institute session and author of materials on Responsible Party Agreements.
Law Review Article
“A Ticking Time Bomb? University Data Privacy Policies and Attorney-Client Confidentiality in Law School Settings”, co-authored with Gregory C. Sisk, Orestes A. Brownson Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas (Utah Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 4, p. 1277, 2010, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07).
- Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, MN
- Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Creighton University, Omaha, NE