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Richard N. Berkshire

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Richard Berkshire: “One Of The Last Lawyers Who Makes House Calls” (The Daily Record, 6/29/2022)


Admitted to Bar:

  • 1979, Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court; 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1998


  • Hastings College (B.A., with high distinction in Economics, 1976)
  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln (J.D., 1979)
    Member, Phi Delta Phi

American Jurisprudence Award in Wills and Trusts, Recipient; 1977
Law Clerk, Honorable Donald R. Ross, Judge,
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1978
Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors
Member, 1985-1988, 1990-1994, 1995-1998
Vice-Chairman, 1987-1988, 1991, 1997 and Chair, 1992
Nebraska Lawyers Trust Account Foundation
Board of Directors, 1983-1991; Secretary, 1984-1985, President, 1990-1991
Arbitrator, National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. 1982 to Present
Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation


  • Nebraska State Bar Association
    (Member, House of Delegate, 1998-2005 & Member 1998-2004
    and Chair 2004 The Advisory Committee)
  • Omaha Bar Association

“Mr. Berkshire has advised me and counseled me on multiple issues over the past 20+ years.  He is a trusted, tested, and admired attorney.  I have recommended many friends and family to him and everyone has been pleased.  I can assure you, you will not be dissatisfied working with his firm.”  –Tom B.

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