Kristina B. Murphree

Omaha Attorney Kristina B. MurphreeEmail: Kristina B. Murphree | Phone: 402-492-9800 | Toll free: 800-889-9801 | Fax: 402-492-9336

Kristina grew up in Salina, Kansas.  She attended the University of Kansas for both her undergraduate degree in American History and her Law Degree.  After graduating from Law School, Kristina followed her husband to Omaha, Nebraska.  Together they raised their family in Omaha and are now die-hard Blue Jay and Cornhusker fans!

 
 
 
 

Areas of Practice

Education

Juris Doctorate: University of Kansas Law School, Lawrence, Kansas, May 1986
Bachelor of Arts: History: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, May 1983

Admitted to Practice

Nebraska State Courts – 1986
U.S. District Court District Court of Nebraska – 1986

Representative Cases

Professional Philosophy

“Listen carefully, advocate zealously and treat each client as an individual.”

Professional Experience

Marks Clare & Richards, PC, LLO
January 1, 2013 to Present
Member of a midsized West-Omaha firm. Litigation attorney specializing in family law and criminal law. Family law includes: divorce, paternity, protection orders, contempt hearings, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption and modifications. Criminal law includes: felonies, misdemeanors and traffic.Practice in District Court, County Court, Juvenile Court and Federal District Court.

Murphree Law Office, PC, LLO, Omaha, Nebraska
June 1,2008 to January 1,2013
Sole proprietor of Murphee Law office, PC, LLO. Litigation attorney specialized in domestic relations cases including divorce, paternity, protection orders and modifications. Other areas of practice include criminal defense, contempt hearings, adoption, guardianship and conservatorship. Practiced in District Court, County Court, Juvenile Court and Federal District Court.

Associate Attorney: Berkshire & Burmeister, Omaha, Nebraska
January 2002 to June 2008
Associate attorney for the law firm of Berkshire and Burmeister, formerly known as Berkshire and Blunk. Litigation attorney focusing on family law, criminal defense, collections, and general civil litigation.

Deputy Douglas County Attorney: Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Civil, Omaha, Nebraska
May 1992 to 1997
Deputy County Attorney specializing in civil litigation, advising Douglas County elected officials, boards and departments. Responsibilities include representing the county in federal civil rights cases, state tort actions, workers’ compensation court, N.E.O.C. administrative proceedings, civil service hearings, labor negotiations, and eminent domain actions. Represented and advised the Douglas County Board, Douglas County Hospital Board, Douglas County Correctional Center, Douglas County Heath Department, and Doughlas County Pension Committee. Reviewed inheritance taxes and represented the State of Nebraska in Civil Commitment Hearings.

Deputy Douglas County Attorney: Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Criminal, Omaha, Nebraska
January 1987 to May 1992
Deputy County Attorney specializing in criminal prosecution; 4and half years prosecuting felonies and 1 year prosecuting misdemeanors and preliminary hearings. Prosecuted cases from the filing of criminal charges through trial and sentencing. Developed trial and communications skills during 25 jury trials and extensive courtroom experience.

United States Criminal Justice Act Attorney for District of Nebraska:

A Panel– 2002 to Present
Kristina is proud to serve as an “A” Panel Criminal Justice Act Attorney.  As an “A” Panel attorney, Kristina is appointed to represent indigent clients in the most serious federal felony cases.  Most of Kristina’s client’s are facing sentences of ten years to life in prison.

United States 8th Circuit Practice Committee:

January 2013 to Present
Kristina is honored to serve as a practicing attorney on the 8th Circuit Practice Committee.