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Tracy Hightower-Henne

Tracy Hightower-Henne

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Juvenile, Appeals

About Me

Hightower Reff Law, LLC is situated in the heart of downtown Omaha. Tracy Hightower-Henne focuses her practice on honesty and professionalism and providing an aggressive defense for every client. If you’re in need of a professional and tough defense, call for an initial consultation.


Tracy Hightower-Henne received her J.D. and LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Taxation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 2007. During law school, she was an associate member of the Journal of Practical and Clinical Law and served as Business Editor for two years. After passing the bar, she took a position at a local Fortune 500 company doing tax work in their Exams and Appeals group. She protested the IRS’s positions on complex tax matters.


Tracy voluntarily left the corporate world to pursue her passion of helping people and their specific individual needs. Tracy focuses on honesty and professionalism in every case and believes everyone deserves a good defense. 


Education


LL.M. in Taxation, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI 2007

B.A. Business Administration – Management, Doane College, Crete, NE 2004


Bar and Court Admissions


State of Nebraska, 2008
United States District Court, District of Nebraska, 2008
5th Circuit Court of Appeals
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Approved by the Nebraska Supreme Court as Guardian Ad Litem in Juvenile Court


Professional Activities


Active Member, Nebraska State Bar Association, 2008-present
Member, Omaha Bar Association 2008-present
Volunteer Attorney, Nebraska Innocence Project, 2009-present


Executive Director of the Nebraska Innocence Project, 2013-present


President, Nebraska Innocence Project, 2011-2013
Treasurer, Nebraska Innocence Project, 2009-2011
Robert M. Spire Inns of Court 2010-present


Active Member, Nebraska Women’s Bar Association, 2008-present


President, Nebraska Women’s Bar Association, 2010-2013


Secretary, Nebraska Women’s Bar Association, 2009-2010


Member, Omaha Chamber of Commerce 2010-present


Contact Hightower Reff Law


1625 Farnam Street, Suite 830
Omaha, NE 68102


P: (402) 932-9550
F: (402) 932-9551


E: tracy@hrlawomaha.com
www.hrlawomaha.com


Hightower Reff Law accepts cash, check and VISA/Mastercard and Discover card payments.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Divorce & Separation: 93%
    7 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  2. Juvenile: 5%
    7 years, 100 cases
  3. Appeals: 2%
    7 years, 12 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($125-200/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Julie Fowler

    When working a case with Tracy as opposing counsel, I know that her client will have responsive and aggressive representation from an attorney who knows the law and will prepare accordingly. I endorse this attorney.

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    Julie Fowler Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Brandan Joseph Davies Esq.

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Brandan Davies Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Hightower Reff Law

1625 Farnam Street
Suite 830
Omaha, NE, 68102

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NEActive200805/15/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Executive DirectorNebraska Innocence Project2014
PresidentNebraska Women's Bar Association2011
PresidentNebraska Innocence Project2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHightower Reff Law2012 - Present
Owner AttorneyHightower Law, LLC2009 - Present
AttorneyUnion Pacific Railroad Company2008 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nebraska Innocence ProjectExecutive Director2014 - Present
Nebraska Women's Bar AssociationPresident2011 - 2013
Nebraska Women's Bar AssociationSecretary2010 - 2011
Nebraska Innocence ProjectPresident2010 - 2013
Omaha Bar Associationmember2009 - Present
Nebraska Bar Associationmember2008 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
USA v. Wassonpending

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Nebraska Lawyer MagazineInnocent in Prison? Yes, Even in Nebraska2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Cooley Law SchoolLawJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA2007
Doane CollegeManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Graduate Forensic Science ProgramEyewitness Identification Procedures in Nebraska2014
Nebraska Women's Bar AssociationWrongful Convictions2011
Causes of Wrongful ConvictionsWrongful Convictions: Beatrice 62011