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Nancy Lawler Dickhute
Director of Professional Relations
Director of Externships
Assistant Professor of Law
Office: 276
(402) 280-5522



Nancy Lawler Dickhute

Assistant Professor of Law, Director of Professional Relations, and Director of Externships, formerly Director of the Legal Writing Program, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974, and her Juris Doctor in 1984 from Creighton University, where she received a Domestic Moot Court Scholarship. She ranked third top oralist in the regional Jessup International Moot Court Competition, served on the Domestic Moot Court Board and as a representative to the Student Bar Association. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leslie Boslaugh and Chief Justice William Hastings, both of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Previously she was associated with the Omaha firms of Kutak Rock and Steier, Rogers and Pistillo. She previously taught in the Legal Assistants Program at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, where she was awarded the outstanding Teacher Award by Phi Theta Kappa, the national scholastic honor society for two-year colleges. She has been a guest lecturer for the Nebraska Association of Legal Assistants in the areas of recent changes in Nebraska Bankruptcy practices and career researching and interviewing. She has conducted continuing education seminars for real estate agents and brokers in the area of foreclosures.

Courses Taught:
Advanced Legal Writing and Drafting
Legal Interviewing, Negotiation, and Counseling