Ms. Bear’s practice involves a multitude of disciplines including criminal defense, DUI defense, domestic relations, custody, paternity, divorce, child support, probate and estate planning, business planning, and personal injury.
Court for Nebraska (1990) and the United States Supreme Court (2017).
Educational and Professional Background
Ms. Bear was born in Omaha, Nebraska and grew up in Plattsmouth where she continues to make her home. Admitted to the Nebraska State Bar Association, US District Court and United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Bear graduated from Creighton University with a B.S.B.A. in finance in 1987 and from Creighton University School of Law in 1990 (cum laude).
Member American College of Trial Lawyers, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association, Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates, Graduate National Criminal Defense College, Macon GA, Lifetime Fellow Nebraska State Bar Foundation, Board Member Midlands Community Foundation, Office of Dispute Resolution Basic and Family Law Mediation Training, Board Member, Nebraska Commission for Public Advocacy (2015-Present) Chair, Nebraska Commission for Public Advocacy (2019-Present).
Articles and Presentations
Overshadowing Innocence-Evaluating and Challenging the False Confession. The Champion 2007.
NCDAA 2009 False Confessions and the Matthew Livers case.