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Koley Jessen Welcomes Nine Associates to the Firm


Koley Jessen is pleased to announce the addition of nine Associates to its Estate, Succession and Tax; Litigation; and Corporate Departments.

“With the onboarding of our nine new Associates, we are not just growing in numbers but in our capacity to offer unparalleled service and innovative solutions to our clients. These talented individuals, joining a seasoned team of over 110 attorneys, amplify our commitment to meet and exceed our clients’ diverse needs,” said Alex Wolf, President of Koley Jessen.

Joining the Estate, Succession, and Tax Department are:

Rebekah Birch – Birch received her J.D. from The University of Iowa (with highest distinction) and holds B.S. degrees in Accounting (with highest distinction) and Secondary Business, Marketing, and Information Technology Education (with high distinction) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kate Hughes – Hughes earned her J.D. and M.B.A. from Creighton University (magna cum laude). She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (magna cum laude).

Joining the Corporate Department are:

Morgan Herchenbach –  Herchenbach received her J.D. (cum laude) from Creighton University, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Creighton Law Review, and earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

John Lukowski – Lukowski earned his J.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (with distinction) where he also earned his B.S. in Business Administration, with a Finance & Accounting major and Mathematics minor (with high distinction).

Kristin Thompson –  Thompson received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota and holds her B.A. in Law, Politics, & Society (magna cum laude with Honors) from Drake University.

Kade Theobald – Theobald received his J.D. from Creighton University (magna cum laude) and earned a B.S. in Business Management from Iowa State University (cum laude).

Salome Burdiladze – Burdiladze earned her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, during which time she also worked as the Articles Editor for the Washington University Jurisprudence Review. She earned her B.A. in Law & Society from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (summa cum laude).

Joining the Litigation Department are:

Tim Hutchinson – Hutchinson earned his J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School (cum laude) and holds a B.A. and M.A. from West Virginia University. He earned a degree in Modern Standard Arabic from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Hutchinson served in the United States Army and Army National Guard as a military intelligence professional, linguist, and paratrooper.

Addison Schneider – Schneider earned her J.D. (with highest distinction) as well as her  B.A. in English (with high distinction) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she also earned a concentration in litigation skills.

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