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Sheri A. Burkholder

Sheri A. Burkholder

Shareholder since 2001
Lincoln, Nebraska
Your legal problems are not ‘run-of-the-mill’, so why would you want a ‘run-of-the-mill’ attorney? Sheri Burkholder has built her reputation on innovative strategic thinking accented by personal and professional integrity. Her creativity is matched only by her exposure to a broad array of legal issues. Sheri is also known for her tenacity in reaching her clients’ goals.

Areas of Practice

  • Farm and Business Related Divorces
  • Farm and Business Organizations
  • Adoptions
  • Estate Planning and Administration

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified in closing U.S. Small Business Administration 504 Loans

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2000


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - May, 2000
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Wayne State College
    • B.A. summa cum laude - December, 1995


  • Contributor - NxBizSuccess: "Legal Issues in Leasing", 2008
  • Contributor, NxBizSuccess: "Legal Strategies During a Recession", 2008
  • Contributor, NxBizSucccess: "Legal Structure Basics"
  • Co-Author, 2d; Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), Chapter 14 of Health Law Practice Guide
  • Presenter, "PRACTICE POINTERS International Custody Issues in Nebraska", Nebraska Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2009
  • Presenter, UNL Entrepreneurship Management Class, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Member, Order of Barristers, 2000
  • Competitor, Moot Court First Amendment Competition at Vanderbilt University, 2000
  • Board Member, Moot Court, 1998 - 2000
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV Pre-eminent (Peer Rated Review), Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Leadership Academy, 2007 - 2008
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Annual Meeting Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Lincoln Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present
  • Lincoln Bar Association, Barristers Committee, 2002 - 2006
  • American Business Women's Association, Member, 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Brashear & Ginn, Omaha, Nebraska, Associate and Law Clerk, 1999 - 2001
  • McHenry, Haszard, Hansen, Roth & Hupp, L.L.O., P.C, Lincoln, Nebraska, Law Clerk, 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • Camp Oasis, Advisory Committee, 2008 - 2014

McHenry Haszard Law
1220 Lincoln Mall
Suite 250
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-858-4263
Toll Free : 800-231-3624
Fax: 402-476-2301
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With heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of John M. McHenry. John, the founder of our firm, was a cherished husband, father, grandfather, friend, colleague, mentor and leader. Please join us in offering friends and family of John our deepest condolences. He will be forever missed. Click here to view John’s obituary.

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