Construction Law

Shannon Doering Adjunct Law Professor

Shannon L. Doering 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). 

 From 1999 through July 2000, Mr. Doering served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John M. Gerrard, Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court. From July 2000 to November 2002, he practiced law with Woods & Aitken LLP with emphasis in construction law and commercial litigation. From November 2002 to the present, Mr. Doering has served as Vice President and General Counsel for NEBCO, Inc. and its affiliated companies, where his practice consists largely of contract review, contract administration, surety litigation and claims handling, and commercial and construction litigation.   His experience includes representation of construction general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, and owners, before various federal and state agencies and courts. 

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Allen Overcash

Allen Overcash Adjunct Law Professor

Mr. Overcash is an Adjunct Professor teaching construction law courses at UNL.  He is Of Counsel at the law firm of Woods & Aitken.  He currently practices as an arbitrator, mediator, neutral facilitator, and advisor for construction disputes.  His practice is limited to construction legal matters.  As an attorney practicing construction law since 1959 he has represented numerous parties in the construction industry including general contractors, subcontractors, specialty contractors, owners, sureties, developers and design professionals.  His experience has included work on a wide variety of construction projects both nationally and internationally.  He has received extensive training in construction law and alternative dispute remedies.  He regularly attends meetings of professional organizations focusing on construction and ADR and has served as an official of such organizations.  He has lectured extensively to industry and legal groups and university classes on construction and ADR issues.   He has authored a number of publications on these subjects. He is the recipient of professional recognition and honors.

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