Colleen E. Medill Robert & Joanne Berkshire Family Professor of Law
Professor Colleen Medill is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of Employee Benefits Law, and as a teacher of Property and Legal Skills Development. She teaches three of her four law school courses using textbooks that she has authored. Professor Medill is the sole author of Introduction to Employee Benefits Law: Policy and Practice (West 5th ed. 2018), Developing Professional Skills: Property (West 2011), and Acing Property (West 2d ed. 2012). She is a co-author of Contemporary Property (West 4th ed. 2013).
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.
Jessica A. Shoemaker Associate Professor of Law
Professor Shoemaker joined the law faculty in 2012. She received her B.A. degree in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Iowa, and graduated first in her class from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she also served as an editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and was active in a range of student organizations.