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Lessons Learned from a Divorce Lawyer: A Tribute to Steve Lustgarten

He looked me up and down and appraised my earnest eyes and zealous attitude.  He no doubt knew it was masking my nerves.  His polyester suit made me feel silly as I stood in my crisp new one and my shiny shoes.  He wore his experience and I, my “lack of” was an understatement.  With every courageous objection I made during that trial, his eyes twinkled as he argued and educated both the court and me.  It was my very first trial and I was matched against the most experienced divorce lawyer in Omaha, Steve Lustgarten.  I was so new,
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In Memory of Todd Elsbernd

A 52 year old father of three was shot in the back with a high velocity rifle in the parking lot near his downtown office at 6:31 p.m. on a Wednesday. He was a divorce lawyer, and the shooter was his former client. Nancy Petersen filed for divorce from her husband, Michael, in 2002.  There were the usual requests for temporary financial support and financial documents. There were depositions, affidavits, exhibits, and witness lists. There were also all of the signs of high conflict. Multiple allegations of contempt.  An appointment of a professional to protect the best interests of their
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