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  Brashear, Kermit A.
NameKermit A. Brashear
Address216 N. 117th St.
Omaha, Nebraska 68154, United States
Born March 16, 1944 (76 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 11, 2019 07:38pm
Tags Lutheran -
InfoNebraska Legislature: 1994, 1998, 2002

Born March 16, 1944, in Crawford.

Education: Graduate of Crawford High School, 1962; University of Nebraska (B.A.), 1966; University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D.), 1969; Concordia College (LL.D., h.c.), 1983.

Family: Wife, Kathleen; three sons: Kermit A. III, Kurth A. and Kord A.

Occupation: Lawyer.

Admitted to practice: Nebraska Supreme Court, 1969; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1969; U.S. Supreme Court, 1976; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 1976; U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1982; U.S. Tax Court, 1982; U.S District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1987; Texas, 1994; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1995; Colorado, 1996. Selected a Fellow of Nebraska State Bar Foundation, 1989.

Current member: Omaha Bar Association; Nebraska State Bar Association (sections on business law, corporate counsel, general practice, law practice management, litigation); Colorado Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Delta Theta Phi Fraternity; Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; board of directors, Lutheran Ministry Foundation (board president).

Former: American Bar Association member, 1969-92; special assistant Nebraska attorney general, 1977-90; Nebraska chairman, Dole for President, 1988; second place, Republican primary election for governor of Nebraska, 1986; state chairman, Nebraska Republican Party, 1983-85; Republican National Committee member, 1983-85; member of board of trustees, Brownell-Talbot School, 1986-95; general co-chairman, "Share the Hope" Campaign, Lutheran Family Services, 1993-95; member of board of directors, Nebraska District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1980-94; secretary, Task Force II on Constitution, By-Laws and Structure, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1979-81; president of board of directors, Lutheran Tape Ministry, 1971-81; member, Commission on Constitutional Matters, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1979-81; national chairman, Library Funding Campaign, Concordia College, 1977-80.


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  01/05/2005 Speaker of the Legislature Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 NE Legislature 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1998 NE Legislature 04 Won 98.57% (+97.15%)
  11/08/1994 NE Legislature 04 Won 59.00% (+17.99%)
  05/13/1986 NE Governor - R Primary Lost 31.27% (-8.09%)
Omaha, NE Mayor - May 10, 2005 D Mike Fahey