Tim W.

Thompson

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Phone:    308-532-7110

Fax:         308-534-0248

Tim is a senior member of Kelley, Scritsmier & Byrne's litigation team.  Tim regularly heads prosecution and defense of civil lawsuits filed in state and federal courts.  He has significant experience with both bench and jury trials in addition to cases before the Court of Appeals, Nebraska Supreme Court, the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.  

Practice Areas

Banking & Creditor's Rights

Business Law & Entity Planning

Litigation

School

Law

Experience

  • Provides litigation support for banking and commercial institutions and represents creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.  

  • Assists lenders in debt workouts, loan documentation and collateralization, and in defense of lender liability suits.   

  • Advises agriculture-related businesses including farmers and ranchers, agricultural lenders, crop input suppliers and agricultural equipment services.  

  • Because Tim grew up ranching, he understands agricultural businesses and their unique circumstances and practices.  

  • Regularly provides advice to employers relating to employee problems including 

  • Guidance in handling of disciplinary actions

  • Compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.  

  • Prepares employee handbooks, non-competition and confidentiality agreements.  

  • Assists schools in the areas of student discipline, regulatory compliance, employment and labor relations.  

  • Tim prepares employment contracts, student handbooks and policies.   

  • He has spoken on numerous school law topics in seminars hosted by the Nebraska Council of School Attorneys.

Bar Admission

  • Nebraska State Bar, 1982

  • United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1982

  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2000  

Courts

  • Nebraska State Courts

  • United States District Court of the District of Nebraska

  • The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • United States District Court of the District of Colorado

Education

  • Juris Doctor

    • University of Nebraska College of Law

    • Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982

    • Allen Appelate Competition Council, 1981-1982

  • Bachelor of Arts

    • Nebraska Wesleyan University

    • Lincoln, Nebraska, 1979

Professional & Community

Organizations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association (Bankruptcy and Banking Law Sections)

  • Lincoln County Bar Assocation

  • Nebraska Bar Foundation

  • Nebraska Council of School Attorneys

  • Nebraska School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys

  • Sertoma Club

  • Mid Nebraska Community Foundation

  • Twin Platte Natural Resources District (1991-1999)

Publications

  • "Home Schooling and Shared Enrollment", Nebraska Law Review Vol. 79, 2000.

  • “The Nebraska Trust Deeds Act:  Coming Out of the Closet”, Nebraska Real Estate Law Journal, 1983.