Elizabeth Stuht Borchers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Omaha, NE

Marks, Clare & Richards, LLC
 | 11605 Miracle Hills Dr, #300, PO Box 542005
Omaha, NE 68154
Phone: 402-492-9800
Fax: 402-492-9336
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Elizabeth Stuht Borchers is an attorney at Marks Clare & Richards that is located in her native city. She focuses her practice exclusively on family law and represents clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Borchers has been admitted to practice in Nebraska since 1976, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Many of Ms. Borchers’s clients are people whose marriages have irretrievably broken down and who need to deal with such issues as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of marital property. She has extensive training and experience in mediation and collaborative law, and thus she is often able to help many of them come to an accord on these matters through the use of those methods of alternative dispute resolution. However, when litigation proves to be necessary, Ms. Borchers will fight vigorously on their behalf before a family law judge.

    Ms. Borchers’s family law experience has also included paternity establishment and disputes, the preparation and review of prenuptial agreements, and the enforcement of existing parenting and support court orders for people whose marriages have already been legally dissolved. She is highly regarded by her fellow attorneys, as her “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo and her Distinguished* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell will attest.

    Ms. Borchers is a 1976 graduate of Creighton University School of Law. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and an active participant in numerous professional and community organizations.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Mediation

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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    About Elizabeth Borchers

    Admitted: 1976, Nebraska

    Professional Webpage: https://mcrlawyers.com/partner-profiles/family-law-attorney-...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Great Plains Super Lawyers, 2009–2010
    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Nebraska Mediation Association, certified mediator Nebraska Supreme Court
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, certified mediator
    • Elected Lifetime Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, 2009
    • Founding charter member of Nebraska Collaborative Divorce Practice Group, 2005
    • Admitted United States Supreme Court, 2005

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Nebraska Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Steering Committee  
    • American Association for Justice, 1979–present
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, elected fellow since 1996
    • National Association of Women Business Owners, past board member, Omaha Chapter, 1988
    • Judicial Nominating Commission, District Court, 2005–2009
    • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1976–present Past member, House of Delegates
    • Nebraska, 1976
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1989
    • U.S. Federal Court, 1976
    • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1976
    • Omaha Bar Association Executive Counsel, 1988-1991; Omaha Bar Association Secretary, 1993; Omaha Bar Association Treasurer, 1995-1996

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Junior League of Omaha, past board member, 1988

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter on Exploring Custody, Parenting Time and Support Issues, Presenter, Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Continuing Legal Education for Professionals, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, 2011
    • “Edition,” The Nebraska Lawyer, 2007 
    • “Nebraska Legal Forms/Family Law,” Butterworths, 1984
    • The Mastery of Collaborative Practice Training, sponsored by the AAML in Chicago, November 6–7, 2010 

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Latham v. Schwerdtfager 

    Educational Background:

    • Summa cum laude graduate of Midland Lutheran College, Bachelor of Arts, 1973
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    Office Location for Elizabeth Stuht Borchers

    11605 Miracle Hills Dr, #300
    PO Box 542005
    Omaha, NE 68154

    Phone: 402-492-9800

    Fax: 402-492-9336

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