Jeanelle R. Lust

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Jeanelle Lust is the managing partner at the Knudsen Law Firm where she has practiced since 1994. Jeanelle is a multi-faceted trial lawyer who focuses on commercial litigation. She has represented clients in such varied lawsuits as RICO claims, 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 DeskJeanelle 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, Nebraska and Colorado.

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 has been designated a Super Lawyer.  Jeanelle is President of the Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court.  Jeanelle serves as a Trustee for the Lincoln Children’s Zoo and is a member of the Capital Humane Society’s finance committee.  Jeanelle is also Chair of the Board of Directors of the Community Services Fund of Nebraska and Secretary of the Wilderness Ridge Home Owners Association.

Jeanelle was appointed to the Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission by Lincoln Mayor Chris Buetler and began serving as a Commissioner on September 9, 2009. She was also appointed by the Lancaster County Board to serve on the Indigent Defense Council.

Jeanelle was honored to become a Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow in 2011.

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Jeanelle continues to help write and update the Model Policies and Forms for Nebraska Employers and the Nebraska Human Resources Manual. These books explain employment law using plain English and provide model polices and forms useful for Nebraska employers. Contact us or click on the book icon below to order your copy.

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