Philip Katz | Divorce Lawyer in Omaha, Nebraska | Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae of Omaha, Nebraska divorce lawyer Philip Katz
PHILIP B. KATZ
11605 Miracle Hills Drive, Suite 300
Omaha, Nebraska 68154


PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Top Ten Attorney Under 40 for the State of Nebraska by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Best of the Big O’s Best Divorce Attorney, 2013, 2015, & 2016


BAR ADMISSIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, & EDUCATION

Member Nebraska State Bar Association
Family Law Section Chair (2014 – 2016)
Family Law Legislative Subcommittee Chair (2014 – 2016) Family Law Legislative Subcommittee (2013 – present)
Family Law Section Executive Committee member (2010 – 2012) Family Law Section Treasurer (2012)
Leadership Omaha, Class 38 (2015 –2016) Member American State Bar Association
Member Omaha Bar Association
Admitted to Nebraska State Bar in 2005

Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
Juris Doctor May 2005

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Arts May 1999


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Family Law Update
Panel Moderator: “Possible Changes to Family Law in Nebraska Panel Discussion on the Parenting Act and Temporary Hearings” October 7, 2015

National Business Institute
Co-Presenter “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish for Paralegals” April 1, 2016

Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Military Law Section Session
Presenter: “Navigating the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody & Visitation Act” October 9, 2015

Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Family Law Section Session
Panel Moderator: “The Role of Psychologists across Nebraska in Child Custody Cases” October 7, 2015

Nebraska State Bar Association: Going Ahead Prepared
Presenter: “Dividing Retirement Accounts in Divorce” August 11, 2015

Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Seminar
Presenter: “2015 Legislative Update” July 17, 2015

Nebraska State Bar Association, Family Law Seminar
Presenter: “Cesar v. Alicia & Its Progeny” July 13, 2012


PUBLICATIONS

Issue Editor, Family Law Edition, The Nebraska Lawyer.  July/August, 2016
Issue Editor, Family Law Edition, The Nebraska Lawyer.  July/August, 2015
“Cesar v. Alicia & Its Progeny: Major Changes to Nebraska Paternity Law: Consequences: Intended and Otherwise.” The Nebraska Lawyer.  July/August, 2012


EMPLOYMENT

Marks Clare & Richards, LLC
Attorney –Of Counsel: October, 2016 – present

Koenig│Dunne Divorce Law, PC, LLO
Attorney: June, 2010 – October, 2016

Fidelity National Title Group, Omaha, NE
In-House Claims Counsel: August, 2009 – May, 2010

Lieben, Whitted, Houghton, Slowiaczek, & Cavanagh, Omaha, NE
Associate Attorney: October, 2005 – August, 2009

Federal Defender, Omaha, Nebraska
Law Clerk/Internship: June, 2004 – August, 2004

Monteau & Peebles, LLP. Omaha, Nebraska
Law Clerk: June, 2003 – June, 2004

Indian Community School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Teacher: August, 2000 – June, 2002


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer Lawyers Project at Latino Center of the Midlands  (2012 – 2013)
Lutheran Family Services – Refugee Family Sponsor  (2016 – present)