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Jeanelle R. Lust

Jeanelle Lust is of counsel the Knudsen Law Firm where she has practiced since 1994. Jeanelle  focuses on litigation and employment law. She has represented clients in such varied lawsuits as catastrophic burn injuries, professional malpractice, constitutional tax disputes, automobile accidents, employment law disputes, water disputes and bankruptcy. Jeanelle also handles all aspects of Nursing Home litigation, including arbitration, and defends several school districts in the state.

Jeanelle R. Lust OfficeJeanelle is a native of Madison, South Dakota. She graduated cum laude from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD in 1991. She attended Creighton University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 1994. Jeanelle received the Faculty of Law Highest Triennial Average Award for having the highest grade point average after each year in law school, and was Assistant Editor of the Creighton Law Review.

Jeanelle is a member of the bar in South Dakota and Nebraska .

Jeanelle co-authored Chapter 20 of the Eighth Circuit Appellate Practice Manual, “Review  by Extraordinary Writ in Civil Cases,” and wrote the Responsive Motions and Pleadings, chapter for the Nebraska Civil Practice and Procedure Manual (2013 and 2015 Editions).

Jeanelle is a charter Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America and a Fellow in the Nebraska State Bar Foundation.  She has been designated a Super Lawyer.  Jeanelle has been active with the Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Capital Humane Society, Community Services Fund of Nebraska and the Wilderness Ridge Home Owners Association.  Jeanelle was appointed to the Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission by Lincoln Mayor Chris Buetler. She was also appointed by the Lancaster County Board to serve on the Indigent Defense Council.


Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson & Endacott, LLP

Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson & Endacott, L.L.P., is a legal services firm with extensive experience in employment-related matters. Its employment practice ranges from day-to-day problem solving for its clients to major litigation. The firm addresses a broad range of employment-related issues that clients are likely to encounter, including employment discrimination, employee injury and disability, wage and hour compliance, handbook policies and procedures, non-solicitation agreements, and many more. The firm complements this employment expertise with experience in the areas of business planning, entity creation and organization, and representation in the courts, arbitration, regulatory and taxation settings.

The firm also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, professional credentialing, healthcare law, general civil litigation, workers’ compensation, professional and medical malpractice, banking, bankruptcy, business transactions, real estate, water rights, environmental law, probate and financial planning, and intellectual property.

KNUDSEN, BERKHEIMER, RICHARDSON & ENDACOTT, L.L.P.3800 VerMaas Place, Suite 200Lincoln, Nebraska 68502(402) 475-7011Fax: (402) 475-8912

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