Email: Elizabeth Stuht Borchers |Phone: 402-492-9800 | Toll free: 800-889-9801 | Fax: 402-492-9336
Family Law Attorney Elizabeth Borchers is a pillar in the Omaha legal community. With more than 40 years of practicing law, this lawyer has “been there, done that” more than a few times. She has been with Marks Clare & Richards LLC since January 1, 1987.
As a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Attorney Borchers has built a career as a Family Law Attorney (divorce lawyer). Elizabeth provides her family law clients with an array of family law related services, including mediation, collaborative divorce, paternity actions, modifications, and appeals.
What drives this lawyer:
Attorney Borchers is driven by her clients. With a focus on their goals, she pays attention to their situation and case details in order to steer the case in the right direction. She is a people person that likes to help people solve problems. Paramount for her is the satisfaction of her clients. “Appreciation comes first.” She also enjoys “the collegiality of my practice and interaction with court personnel and the judges.”
With decades of years in practice at a family law attorney, Elizabeth Borchers has earned respect as both a lawyer and a mediator. She is trusted by the Omaha legal community as a professional who can help people solve their own problems in a neutral setting. Elizabeth draws strength and inspiration from all around her, from her closest family and friends to the long-ago college professors who encouraged her.
Elizabeth Borchers is a career Family Law Attorney.
With an undergraduate in journalism, having written articles for collegiate newspapers and other publications, Elizabeth Borchers made the decision to pursue a career in law during her senior year. A mother of a two-year-old at the time, she recognized the non-family-friendly travel requirements of a journalist. An avid student and performance driven individual, her application to law school that year was readily accepted.
Elizabeth’s Omaha Roots:
Elizabeth is an Omaha, Nebraska native fourth generation. She is the great granddaughter of Arthur Smith Churchill, civil war veteran and Attorney General of Nebraska, 1896-1898. Elizabeth is also the great granddaughter of Ernst Stuht, an Omaha pioneer, and member of the Omaha City Council 1896. Her father, William C. Stuht and grandfather, Clinton Briggs Stuht both worked in Omaha real estate. Elizabeth’s son Max Honaker also works in commercial real estate with the Lund Company. Elizabeth enjoys bicycling, swimming, reading and wine tasting.
The every day Elizabeth Borchers:
Elizabeth is active in cycling and hiking. She travels to the national parks to explore new paths, and revisits some of her favorites in the state of Minnesota. In addition to the detailed legal work she involves herself with, she stays mentally active as an avid reader and book club participant. She attributes her good health to her active life-style, and is thankful to her two cocker spaniels which “keep me moving even in bad weather.”
Areas of Practice
Creighton University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1976
Midland Lutheran College, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1973
Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1976
U.S. Federal Court, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1989
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
Nebraska State Bar Association, 1976–present Past member, House of Delegates
Judicial Nominating Commission, District Court, 2005–2009
Omaha Bar Association Member, Executive Council 1988–1991, Treasurer, 1995–1996, Secretary 1995
Junior League of Omaha, past board member, 1988
National Association of Women Business Owners, past board member, Omaha Chapter, 1988
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, elected fellow since 1996
American Association for Justice, 1979–present
Nebraska Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Steering Committee
Awards and Certification
Latham v. Schwerdtfager
Continuing Legal Education
The Mastery of Collaborative Practice Training, sponsored by the AAML in Chicago, November 6–7, 2010
“Nebraska Legal Forms/Family Law,” Butterworths, 1984
“Edition,” The Nebraska Lawyer, 2007