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Heather Veik
Attorney at Law

Heather Veik is a member of Erickson | Sederstrom’s Litigation Division.  Ms. Veik’s areas of practice include commercial and general litigation, insurance defense, workers’ compensation, and adoption law. Ms. Veik joined Erickson | Sederstrom in 2008 after serving a 2-year term as a Law Clerk to Judge William Cassel of the Nebraska Court of Appeals.  Ms. Veik received her Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2006.  During law school, she was a member of the Nebraska Law Review.  Ms. Veik graduated with high distinction from the University of Nebraska in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.



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Office Location
Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200

 



Education

University of Nebraska (B.A., Political Science, 2003)

University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., 2006)

Nebraska Law Review

G. Robert Muchemore Schloarship Recipient

CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Criminal Law and International Human Rights Seminar



Member Of

Nebraska Bar Association

Omaha Bar Association



Civic Information

Boy Scouts of America Law Explorers Post Advisor

Nebraska Claims Association of Omaha, Member

Executive Women's Golf Association, Omaha Chapter, Member



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Nebraska

United States District Court of Nebraska




   



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