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Attorney Profiles

Vanessa J. Gorden

As Owner Attorney at GordenLaw,LLC, Vanessa J. Gorden directs the legal services provided by all lawyers and staff at the firm. When she is not litigating high conflict cases, Vanessa enjoys teaching dance fitness classes and reading books from the practical to the fantastical.

  • Graduated from Family Law Trial Academy, American Bar Association/National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2019
  • Taught numerous continuing legal education presentations to attorneys on divorce, family law, ethics and the use of technology by law firms
  • Co-author, Stress Free Divorce Vol. 4, 2018
  • Co-author, Nebraska State Bar Association Family Law Manual, 2019
  • Named as Distinguished Lawyer, Expert Network, 2017
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Founder of GordenLaw, LLC, 2011
  • Member, Nebraska State Bar Leadership Academy, 2008-2009
  • Former chair of Nebraska State Bar Legal Services Committee
  • Licensed since 2005 in South Dakota (inactive) and 2006 in Nebraska
  • Graduated with Honors from University of South Dakota School of Law, 2005
  • Contributor, Nebraska State Bar Association Evidence Handbook, 2018
  • Licensed in Nebraska since 2017
  • Graduated from University of Nebraska College of Law, 2016
  • Former Senior Certified Law Clerk at GordenLaw, LLC
  • Participant, UNL College of Law Trial Advocacy program