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Larry R.



Phone:    308-532-7110

Fax:         308-534-0248

Larry R. Baumann is a senior member of Kelley, Scritsmier & Byrne's litigation practice with extensive experience and expertise in construction law, commercial law, employment law, family law, and estate and trust litigation.


Larry has over 40 years of experience and represents clients in construction disputes, commercial and business disputes.  He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in American Law.  He regularly has handled disputes involving estate and trust administration and has appeared in trial, appellate courts, the United States Federal District Court and the United States Tax Court.  Larry counsels clients at the initiation of an actual lawsuit, the preparation of the lawsuit and during the discovery process through and including trial and subsequent appeals.

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  • Senior member of the school law practice area of Kelley, Scritsmier & Byrne.

    • Presented on multiple topics at school law seminars.  

    • He has been the President of the Council of School Attorneys on two different occasions.  

  • Larry also has a family law practice which includes cases involving custody and child support, property division and alimony.  

  • Larry regularly provides advice to employers relating to employee problems.

    • Guidance with regard to the handling of disciplinary actions or compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.  

    • The preparation of employee handbooks, non-competition and confidentiality agreements are also addressed.  

Bar Admission

  • Nebraska State Bar, 1974

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1974

  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1989


  • Nebraska State Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

  • U.S. Tax Court


  • U.S. Army 1968-1972, Vietnam Service


  • Juris Doctor

    • University of Nebraska College of Law

    • Lincoln, Nebraska, 1974

  • Bachelor of Arts

    • Chadron State College

    • Chadron, Nebraska, 1968

Professional & Community


  • Nebraska State Bar Association 

  • Lincoln County Bar Association - Past President

  • Council of School Attorneys (President - twice)

  • Member of Board of Directors of Nebraska Legal Aid 

  • Chamber of Commerce (Former Board Member)

  • NebraskaLand Days Celebration (Former Board Member)

  • North Platte Ambassadors

  • Jaycees


  • Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Title IX in Athletics

  • Privacy Issues for Students and Employees

  • Recreational Liability Act

  • Recreation Liability Act Update

  • Who Signs Your Contracts? Horror Stories

  • Back to the Basics of School Law for the Council of School Attorneys (since 2009)

  • Judge & Jury presentations for the Council of School Attorneys (since 2009)

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