Karen L. Vervaecke

Attorney at Law and Mediator

Attorney at Law and Mediator

Karen L . Vervaecke has successfully engaged in the practice of law for over 30 years. She specializes in and is passionate about Family Law but also has extensive experience in Criminal Law, Elder Law, mediating construction related disputes, residential foreclosures, and landlord tenant law.

She has been a mediator since 1993 and is considered a Nebraska Parenting Act Mediator and a High Conflict (SADR) mediator. She received Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha award in 2021 for her successes as a divorce mediator and she continues to excel in the field.

The Courts of Douglas, Sarpy, Washington, and Cass County hold Karen L. Vervaecke in high esteem because of her extensive experience, continued integrity and noteworthy legal acumen as evidenced by her continued appointment as Guardian ad litem and Parenting Plan Mediator.

Karen L. Vervaecke has dedicated countless hours to improving the field of law by becoming a member and past chair of the Nebraska State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Committee. She is also a member, and a presenter at a national meeting, of the Association of Attorney Mediators.

  • We will treat you with respect and courtesy.
  • We will handle your legal matters competently and diligently, in accordance with the highest standards of the legal profession.
  • We will provide the best professional judgment in analyzing your case.
  • We will explain in advance how your attorney fees are computed & billed.
  • We will return your telephone calls promptly if at all possible.
  • We will keep you informed and provide you with copies of all important and relevant papers.
  • We will respect your decisions on objectives for your case, as permitted by law, and the Rules of Professional Conduct, including whether or not to settle.
  •  We will respect your confidences learned during our attorney-client relationship.
  •  We will exhibit the highest degree of ethical professionalism in accordance with the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Nebraska.
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Juris Doctor, Creighton School of Law, Omaha Nebraska
  • Admitted Supreme Court State of Nebraska
  • Admitted United States District Court for Nebraska
  • Divorce Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Northern California Mediator Center
  • Advanced Training in Financial and Business Aspects of Divorce, Mediation and Conflict Management Services of St. Louis
  • Family and County Mediation Program, Mediation Training Group, Boca Raton
  • Florida Qualified Arbitrator Training, Lauderhill Florida
  • Civil/Circuit Mediation Training, Mediation Training Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fl
  • Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Training, Alternative Dispute Resolution Services, Fort Myers
  • Douglas County Court Appointed Mediator
  • Private Family Law Mediator – Member of American Council for Children, President-elect of Nebraska Council for Children, 1997-1998
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family, County, Circuit/Civil and Residential Foreclosure Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator