Kelly R. Hoffschneider

Kelly HoffschneiderHometown:

Waco, Neb.

Interesting Fact:

Kelly was born and raised on a fifth generation family farm south of Waco, Neb., where he was actively involved in the family’s grain and livestock production.


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 2003
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S.B.A., 2000
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S. in Education, 2000


  • Nebraska
  • South Dakota

Honors and Awards:

  • Business Transactions Program of Concentrated Study, 2003
  • Student Bar Association Class President, 2003
  • Innocents Society Social Chair, 1999
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Founding Member, 1999
  • Student Body First Vice President, 1998


  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association
  • Christ Lutheran Church
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Lincoln Children’s Museum Board of Directors
  • Lincoln Estate Planning Council
  • Lutheran Education Foundation
  • Nebraska Center for Excellence in Electronics Board of Directors
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
    • Past member of the Agricultural Law Section Executive Committee
    • General Practice Section Chair
  • University of Nebraska Alumni Association Life Member

Publications & Presentations:

  • Numerous presentations on various topics in the law including estate planning and water rights.

Practice Areas:

Agricultural Law

USDA Appeals

Agricultural Leases, Contracts & Entity Formation

Business & Tax

General Counsel

Organization & New Business Issues

Estate Planning & Probate

Family Business Succession Planning

Probate & Trust Administration

Wills, Trusts & Powers of Attorney

Municipal Law

Natural Resources & Environmental Law

Real Estate

Boundary & Easement Disputes

Construction Defects

Eminent Domain & Takings

Purchase, Sale & Leases

Trials & Appeals

Civil & Commercial Litigation

Insurance Bad Faith