150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Angela Dunne

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Koenig|Dunne, PC, LLO

Contact Information

1266 South 13th Street
Omaha NE 68108
Work (402) 346-1132
Fax (402) 346-0151


Practice State

Nebraska

Introduction

Angela Dunne is the managing partner of Koenig|Dunne where her career has focused exclusively on divorce-related work. Angela is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated Attorney, was named one of the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top Ten Attorneys for the State of Nebraska, a Super Lawyers 2014 and 2015 Rising Star, 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyer, and was voted Best of the Big O’s Best Divorce Attorney multiple years. She is a highly skilled negotiator and litigator representing individuals in all facets of domestic relations. Angela’s focus is on assisting clients during their time of tough transition by providing support and clear direction to their path. She helps clients view their options from an enlightened lens. Angela’s greatest contribution and joy is found through encouraging, educating, and empowering her clients. Angela earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and went on to obtain her juris doctor from The University of Nebraska College of Law in 2000. Angela joined the law firm of Susan Ann Koenig in 1999 and began practicing law in 2000. Angela is a member of the Nebraska State, American, Nebraska Women’s and Omaha Bar Associations. She previously served on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Nebraska and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. Angela was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court to serve on the Nebraska Child Support Advisory Commission, making their recommendation to the Nebraska Supreme Court and served on the NSBA Ad Hoc Committee to discuss the Parenting Act issues which were raised in the Nebraska Legislature. In 2013 Angela Dunne co-Authored the second edition of Divorce In Nebraska: The Legal Process, Your Rights and What to Expect with Susan Ann Koenig. She has taught numerous divorce related seminars for the National Business Institute including Divorce Law from A to Z. Angela authors the blog, “Doing Divorce: A Thoughtful Discussion About Divorce,” which provides guidance, insight, and practical advice to help people transition through divorce with clarity and grace, which has a national following. In the fall of 2018, Angela released her book Patched Up Parenting: A Guide to Co-Parenting, providing a guide to help overcome the challenges of post-separation parenting – and practical advice and tips that empowers mothers and fathers to parent better no matter the circumstances.

Emphasis

Traditional Client Representation and Litigation

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Counties

  • Douglas, Nebraska
  • Sarpy, Nebraska

Education

Bachelor of Arts From Nebraska Weslyan Universitydegree. Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska Law College. ABA Trial Advocacy Institute, Graduate of the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, Spring 2009

Legal Organizations

Member Nebraska State Bar Association
    Appointed to Serve on Ad Hoc Committee on Parenting Act (2013)
    Family Law Section Executive Committee member (2009 – 2012)
    Annual Meeting Committee Chairperson (2011 – 2012)
    Leadership Academy (2013-2014) 

Appointed to the Nebraska Supreme Court Commission of Children in the Courts, Parenting Act Subcommittee (2014 - 2015)

Appointed to Serve on the Nebraska Child Support Advisory Committee (2014)

President of Omaha Greater Chamber, Leadership Omaha Alumni Association (2011 – 2013)

Leadership Omaha, Class 32 (2010)

Member American State Bar Association

Member Omaha Bar Association

Member Nebraska Women’s Bar Association

Admission to Nebraska State Bar, 2000

Admission to United States District Court, District of Nebraska, 2000

Awards

Martindale Hubbell AV Rated Attorney                        

Super Lawyers, 2014 Rising Star

Best of the Big O’s Best Divorce Attorney, 2013 & 2015

 

CLE Presentations

- NSBA Legal Diversity Summit, September 5, 2014

- Panelist for “The LGBT Community: Common Legal Issues”

NSBA Young Lawyers Section Best Practices Seminar, March 28, 2014

- Co-Presenter, “The Do’s and Don’ts of Family Law Practice”

National Business Institute, December 12, 2013

- Co-Presenter “Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish” 

National Business Institute, December 7, 2012

- Co-Presenter “Family Law from A to Z.” National Business Institute, November 10, 2010

- Co-Presenter: “Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces” National Business Institute, June 7, 2010

- Co-Presenter: “Family Law from A to Z.” YWCA, March 15, 2010

- Co-Presenter: “Legal Issues of Starting Over After Divorce” ABA Trial Advocacy Institute, Spring, 2009

- Graduate of the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. National Business Institute, December 9, 2008

- Sole Presenter:  “A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings.” May, 2008

- Panel Presenter. “The Importance of Estate Planning” Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2008 - present

- Guest Lecturer. “The Use of Persuasion In and Out of the Courtroom.”  University of Nebraska College of Law, April, 2004 & 2005

- Guest Lecturer: “The Impact of Domestic Violence on a Family Law Practice.”  Friendship Home, Lincoln, Nebraska, August 1998 & 1999

- Advocate:  Provided advocacy services to women and children in shelter programs, and served as a speakeer to increase awareness about the impact of domestic violence on women and children.

Author

“Taking a Bill to Capitol Hill.” The Nebraska Lawyer

July/August, 2014
    
Co-author with Susan Koenig, Divorce in Nebraska, The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect.

September, 2013
    
Co-author with Angela Lennon, “The Changing Face of Families: In the Place of Primary Parenthood.” The Nebraska Lawyer

July/August, 2013
    
Blog writer, “Doing Divorce: A Thoughtful Discussion about Divorce”

December, 2011 - present
    
“Lucky Lawyers.”  The Nebraska Lawyer

November/December, 2011
    
“System of Justice Under the Microscope” The Daily Record

March 4, 2010
    
“Should I Settle or Should I Go to Trial?” The Nebraska Lawyer.

June, 2009
    
Co-author with Susan Koenig, “Advocacy for Nebraska Children with Gay and Lesbian Parents:  A call for the Best Interests of the Child to be Paramount in the Case of Non-biological Non-adoptive Parents.”  Creighton Law Review.

December, 2002

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