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Kelsey Lynn Dawson

Administrative law Attorney at Lincoln, NE

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Kelsey Lynn Helget

  • Licensed for 9 years
    State NE
    Acquired 2014
    Active No misconduct found

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About Kelsey

Learn Kelsey’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Administrative law
    Assists individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities appeal decisions made by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

    10 years

  2. Litigation
    Plaintiff's Attorney. Handles slip and fall, bicycle accidents, medical malpractice and other personal injury claims.

    10 years

  3. Family
    Divorce. Child Custody. Modifications.

    10 years

  4. Estate planning
    Special Needs Trusts and general estate planning

    10 years

  5. Guardianship
    Mainly focusing on Adult Guardianship for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

    10 years

Kelsey is a Nebraska native, born and raised in Blair.  She attended Creighton University, majoring in Theater with a minor in Legal Studies and Criminal Justice Policy.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011.  Kelsey attended the University Of Nebraska College Of Law where she completed the Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study, was elected by the faculty to the Order of the Barristers, and earned her law degree in 2014.

Kelsey became certified as a Mediator by the Office of Dispute Resolution for the State of Nebraska and the University OfNebraska College Of Law during her law school studies.  She also participated on the school’s Trial Team, Arbitration Team, Mediation Team, and International Mediation Team.  Kelsey was awarded the Outstanding Advocate Award and won the intra-school competition for the International Mediation competition.  Kelsey worked as a law clerk for two different small firms and participated in the Civil Clinic and Criminal Clinic at the law school. Through these experiences Kelsey gained an understanding of administrative law, family law, personal injury, and estate planning.

Kelsey is a Guinness World Record Holder for the fastest time (17.92 seconds) to border a Lego  base plate.  Kelsey’s other special talents include singing, swing dancing, and theater. Kelsey is licensed to practice law in Nebraska at both the state and federal level.  


Kinsey Rowe Becker & Kistler
3800 Vermaas Pl Ste 100
Kinsey Rowe Becker & Kistler
Lincoln, NE, 68502-4454


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Posted by Lisa | August 25, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great legal team
Kelsey Dawson and David Rowe were outstanding and very helpful for me and my son's case. They worked really hard to make sure that our case was well taken care of. I will use them again for this any related issues that may come up.
Posted by John | August 25, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Legal Assistant to Robert Kinsey, Jr.
Kelsey handled our fall claim case very professionally. She kept us informed every step of the way. We were very satisfied with her work and the outcome of the claim. We would use her again and recommend her to our friends and family.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 140-140 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Kinsey Rowe Becker & Kistler, LLP
  • 2014 - Present
  • Legal Intern
  • Sherrets Bruno & Vogt, LLC
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Certified Law Clerk
  • Steen Law Office
  • 2012 - 2012


  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • Creighton University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2011


  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Nebraska Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Advocate Award
  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • 2014
  • Award for Outstanding Leadership
  • Creighton University
  • 2011
  • Gold Award
  • Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska
  • 2006

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Lincoln Administrative law Lawyer Kelsey Lynn Dawson
Kelsey Lynn Dawson
Administrative law Attorney
Lincoln, NE
Licensed for 9 years
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