Business Law

Professor Steve Bradford

C. Steven Bradford Henry M. Grether, Jr. Professor of Law

Professor Bradford joined the faculty in 1987. He received his B.S. degree (summa cum laude) from Utah State University in 1978; an M.P.P. from Harvard University in 1982; and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1982. From 1982 to 1986, he worked for the law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist in Dallas, Texas and, during the 1986-87 academic year, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University.

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Shannon Doering Adjunct Professor of Law

Shannon L. Doering was born in Wessington Springs, South Dakota January 6, 1974.  He was admitted to the bar in Nebraska and U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska in 1999.  He has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and before courts in South Dakota.  He received his law degree from the University of Nebraska (J.D. with high distinction 1999) and graduation from Dakota Wesleyan University (summa cum laude 1996). 

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Professor Brian Lepard

Brian D. Lepard Harold W. Conroy Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of LL.M. Program in Global Legal Practice

Professor Lepard is a leading expert in the fields of  international law, human rights law, comparative law, and tax law.  He joined the faculty in 1995. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1983. At Princeton, he was named a Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and concentrated on the study of international law and organization, receiving a prize from the Woodrow Wilson School for his thesis on the development of the idea of the League of Nations in France during the First World War.

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William E. Olson, Jr. Adjunct Law Professor

William E. Olson, Jr. graduated from UNL with a degree in Political Science in January 1968.  After that time, he served on active duty as a Lt.JG in the USNR from 1968-1971. Mr. Olson returned to UNL, graduating from College of Law in 1974. Since 1974, Mr. Olson has been in private practice at several Lincoln law firms, specializing in a variety of practice areas. He has spoken and written extensively in the areas of estate planning, probate, law office management and law office technology.  Mr.

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Professor Brett Stohs

Brett C. Stohs Assistant Professor of Law & Cline Williams Director of the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic

Professor Stohs joined the faculty in March 2012 to establish and direct a new in-house legal clinic that provides legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Since the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic opened in 2013, Professor Stohs has been pursuing research interests in the application of mind mapping software to clinical legal education. His particular interests relate to using mind mapping techniques to optimize client assignments to student participants in a live-client clinic. 

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Professor Adam Thimmesch

Adam Thimmesch Associate Professor of Law

Professor Adam Thimmesch joined the faculty in 2012. He teaches Individual Income Tax, State and Local Taxation, Business Associations, and Corporate Finance. His scholarship focuses on tax policy, state and local taxation, and tax compliance. His work has appeared in the Virginia Tax Review, the Florida Tax Review and the Kentucky Law Journal.

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