Bergan Schumacher – Partner

Bergan received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska – Kearney in 2011. In 2015, she received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska College of Law where she concentrated her studies on litigation.

Bergan is often described by her clients as passionate, knowledgeable, dedicated, and professional. Bergan’s primary areas of practice include family law and criminal defense. For the past three years, Bergan has been recognized by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service, as a “Rising Star” for her outstanding work and commitment to the legal profession. She zealously advocates for clients facing both misdemeanor and felony criminal charges and has represented hundreds of clients in domestic matters including divorce, paternity, custody, and adoption. Bergan has secured countless victories for her clients in county, district, and appellate courts throughout the state.

Bergan was selected to be a contributing author of the Nebraska State Bar Association Family Law Practice Manual and has been elected to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 6th District of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Bergan volunteers her time by serving on various boards and committees locally and throughout the state of Nebraska. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of Nebraska State Bar Association, is the Vice President for the Leadership Kearney Executive Board of Directors, and is an adviser for the UNK Alpha Phi chapter.

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