• Nebraska, 2014

  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2014


  • Juris Doctorate, 2014
    University of Nebraska – Lincoln

  • Master of Science, 2014
    Natural Resource Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Bachelor of Arts, 2011
    Environmental Studies, University of Kansas

Practice Areas

  • Public Power

  • Water

  • Environmental

  • Natural Resources

  • Zoning and Land Use Planning

  • Eminent Domain

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2014 – present

  • Iowa State Bar Association, 2016 - present

Prior to graduation, Ellen worked as a law clerk for Blankenau Wilmoth Jarecke llp, during which time she developed an understanding of the firm’s primary practice areas of water law and public power. In addition, she participated in the representation of public and private interests in administrative and judicial proceedings involving natural resource allocation, regulatory enforcement, land use planning, and eminent domain. Ellen continues to represent governmental clients and political subdivisions in the areas of natural resources, public power, and eminent domain.