This past summer, Thompson Law Office opened its branch office in Chadron, Nebraska, in rural Dawes County. Attorney Jane Long staffs the office, with support from the legal professionals in our West Omaha office. Our firm recognized that, like other rural communities, the population is under-served by legal professionals. Despite being a vibrant community with.
Thompson Law Office is pleased to announce that attorney Nick Halbur has been selected to participate in the Nebraska State Bar Association’s 2013-2014 Leadership Academy. Nick Halbur was selected to participate by demonstrating leadership and service to the legal community and to the City of Omaha. Mr. Halbur is a 2006 graduate of the University of St. Thomas School.
On July 13, 2011, I had the pleasure of helping out with the training of new volunteer Ombudsmen for Long Term Care at the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging. They were looking for information about legal options and issues for residents of long term care facilities who may be losing the ability to make decisions for.
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, which occupies the Omaha Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska, has been particularly hard hit by the flooding along the Missouri River. The Reservation straddles the river and includes land on both the Nebraska and Iowa sides. Floodwaters have completely surrounded the Omaha Tribe’s casino near Onawa, Iowa, and flooded.