Academy Member Inducted 2022

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Terry O. Waite, Mediator, North Platte, Nebraska.

Terry O. Waite

Waite & McWha
116 North Dewey Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Tel: (308) 532-2202
Website: www.northplattelaw.com
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Recognized to Nebraska Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding
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  • Total Mediations (as of Nov 2022): 500
Practice Percentages
  • GRAND ISLAND
  • LINCOLN-BEATRICE
  • OMAHA

Biographical

TERRY O. WAITE, born Longmont, Colorado; admitted to Bar, 1977, Nebraska. Admitted to practice: All Nebraska state courts; United States District Court for the District of Nebraska; and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Education: University of Nebraska (B.A., 1974), University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., 1977), National Mock Trial Team. County Attorney, Sheridan County, 1982-1986. Member, U.S. District Court Federal Practice Committee, 1988-1992. Committee on Judicial Procedure, 1991-1993; Appointed, Civil Justice Task Force; Committee on Judiciary (1997-2000); Appointed Supreme Court Minority and Justice Implementation Committee (2003- ); Lifetime Fellow Nebraska State Bar Foundation (1995- ); Approved Federal Court Mediator (initially approved 1995 and renewed every 5 years thereafter); Appointed Supreme Court Committee on Equity and Fairness (2017); Member, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys; Member, Defense Research Institute and Trial Lawyers Association; Sections on Professional Negligence; Trucking Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution and Nebraska Defense Counsel Association. Member: Lincoln County Bar, Western Nebraska Bar, Nebraska State Bar and Eighth Circuit Bar Associations.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • ERISA
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Native American
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • University of Nebraska (B.A., 1974)
  • University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., 1977)
  • Mediation Training:  Basic through Nebraska Supreme Court, 1995; Federal through U.S. District Court, 1995; Family, 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Association of Trial Attorneys ("NATA", 4 decades)
  • DRI and Trial Lawyers Association:
  • Sections on Alaternative Dispute Resolution; Professional Negligence; Trucking Law
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • Lincoln County Bar
  • Western Nebraska Bar
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Eighth Circuit Bar Association

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