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Matthew S. Higgins - Omaha, NE

209 S.19th St.Douglas Building, Suite 440 Omaha, NE 68102

Updated: 10/23/2018

Omaha Divorce Lawyer

About Matthew S. Higgins

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Family Law

Representative Cases

  • Farnsworth v. Farnsworth
  • Farnsworth v. Farnsworth (II)
  • State v. Cook
  • State v. Edwards
  • Sudik v. Schlautman v. Sudik
  • Anderson v. Anderson (1996)
  • Arnold v. Arnold (2001)
  • Hronek v. Brosnan, A-11-000897
  • Schroedin v. Michaelis

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Association (Family Law Division )
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Division)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2001 - Present (Judicial Nominating Commission)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2000 - 2002 (General Judiciary Committee Member)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association (Judiciary Subcommittee for Bench Bar Conference, 2000)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association (Judiciary Subcommittee on Judicial Evaluation, 2001)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1993 - Present (Family Law Section Member)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2001 - 2002 (Family Law Section Faculty)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Executive Committee Member)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2002 - 2003 (Vice Chairman)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2003 - 2004 (Chairman)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Family Law Section (Co-Chairman, Planning Committee Yearly Family Law Seminar, 2003)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Chairman, Planning Committee Yearly Family Law Seminar, 2004)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association (Divorce Fundamentals Half Day Program Faculty, 2001)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2001 - 2002 (Nebraska Legal Services: Volunteer Attorney)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2003 - 2005 (Volunteer Attorney Referral Program)
  • AAJ Volunteer Attorney
  • Local and Regional Trial Competition Judge
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section Member)
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section (Committee Member)
  • American Bar Association (Committee Member Congressional Relations Section)
  • American Bar Association (Committee Member Reproductive & Genetic Technologies)
  • American Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Science & Technology Law Section, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • Omaha Bar Association (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Case and Client Management: Wiretapping, Interruption of Mail, etc., NCLE, 2002
  • Gays in the Military; moderator, Creighton University of Law, Panel Discussion, 1993
  • Effective Preparation for Temporary Orders Hearings in Divorce Actions, NSBA Divorce Fundamental Seminar, 2001

Past Positions

  • Creighton University, Research Assistant/Law Clerk to R. Collin Mangrum, Professor

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    J.D.
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
    B.A./B.A.
    Major: Philosophy
    Major: English

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Orders, and Other Difficult Family Law Litigation Concerns, 2012 Annual Family Law Update
  • Temporary Orders Hearings in Dissolution Actions in Nebraska, 2011 Annual Family Law Update
  • Relocation of Children in Nebraska, The Nebraska Lawyer, May 2001
  • Relocation (Removal) Cases in Nebraska, NCLE, July 2000, 2000
  • Some Remarks on Epistemology, Creighton University Journal of Literature and the Arts, Fall 1993

Office Information

Address

209 S.19th St.Douglas Building, Suite 440 Omaha, NE 68102

Fax

  • 402-933-9442

Achievements

Honors

  • Strategic Air Command Elite Guard, United States Air Force, 1982 - 1987

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