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Laura Essay is originally from Elkhorn, Nebraska. Laura received a
Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Nebraska
Wesleyan University, and graduated with highest distinction in 2006.

Following graduation, Laura enrolled in the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law where she received the Martin N. Erck
Memorial Scholarship. While in law school, Laura received CALI
Excellence for the Future Awards for attaining the highest overall
grades in Advanced Legal Research and Pretrial Litigation. She was also
actively involved as the Program Coordinator for the Community Legal
Education Program. Laura received her J.D. degree in May of 2009.

After law school, Laura served as the Director of Community Relations
for the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games. She joined the Knudsen
Law Firm in August of 2010. Laura is licensed to practice law in the
U.S. District Court of Nebraska and is a member of the Nebraska State
Bar Association. Laura is also licensed to practice law in the State of
Colorado. In her free time, Laura enjoys traveling with her husband,
running with her dog, and reading.


Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 40%
  2. Probate: 30%
    6 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    6 years
  4. Chapter 7: 10%
    6 years



Contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

3800 Vermaas Place
Suite 200
Lincoln, NE, 68502


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI AwardUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyKnudsen Berkheimer Richardson & Endacott, LLP2010 - Present
Director of Community Relations2010 Special Olympics USA National Games2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nebraska State Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Nebraska Lawyer MagazineGINA: After a Year the EEOC Issues Regulations2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
Nebraska Wesleyan UniversityBusiness AdministrationB.S.2006