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Karen L. Vervaecke

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706 N 129 Street
Suite 108
Omaha, NE 68154
402 504 1818
Fax: 4026250587


Description of Practice

Utilizing over 20 years of experience in family, civil, elder, and foreclosure mediation, Karen uses knowledge, creativity and tenacity to help clients resolve family law issues ranging from the valuation and division of marital property in divorce to complex child custody and support matters. In Nebraska, approximately 95% of family law cases are settled without a trial so it is important to have a mediator who understands the process and the emotions that are part of family law matters.

The parties in civil litigation appreciate Karen's neutral, practical, "cut-to-the-chase" approach that leaves both sides satisfied with the process and the outcome.

Karen L. Vervaecke is committed to seeking a fair, equitable and dignified resolution to your conflict. Karen’s experience enables her to open communication between the parties and provide a measure of control to clients frustrated by the legal process.


Basic, Family, Civil, Circuit, residential foreclosure mediation Training

Basic and Advanced Arbitration Training

Mediating all types of cases since 1993


Creighton University: BS in Business Administration
Creighton University School of Law: Juris Doctor


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1993    Joan Kelly    Divorce Medation and Confilict Resolution 40
1995    Robert Benjamin     Advanced Mediation Training in Financial Disputes 16
2007    Elinor Rubein     Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Training 40
2007    Meah Tell    Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator Training 8
2007     Meah Tell    Florida Supreme Court Qualifed Advanced Arbitration Training 8
2009    Perry Itkin    Florida Supreme Copurt Certified Civil/Circuit Training 40
2010    Christopher Shulman    Residental Foreclosure Training 8
2011    Deborah Brownyard    High Conflict Training 40

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.


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