Coleen J. Nielsen

EDUCATION
1974 to 1978 – University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

1979 to 1982 – University of Nebraska College of Law Lincoln, NE
Juris Doctorate

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Nebraska Supreme Court
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
Colorado Supreme Court

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
1982 to 1988 – Lancaster County Public Defender office Lincoln, NE
Assistant Public Defender

1988 to 1990 – State Farm Insurance Companies Denver, CO
Claims Litigation Counsel

1990 to 1998 – State Farm Insurance Companies Lincoln, NE
Action Network Coordinator/Public Affairs Manager

1998 to Present – Brennan & Nielsen Law Offices, P.C. Lincoln, NE
Government Relations/General Practice/Lobbying

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Nebraska State Bar Association
CPCU Society
State Chamber Public Affairs Council
Nebraska Insurance Federation Legislative Committee

CLIENTS
Americas Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Express Scripts
Merck
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (NCDAA)
Nebraska Insurance Information Service (NIIS)
Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NSATA)
State Farm Insurance Companies

BOARDS
Nebraska Safety Council
Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy