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Meet Our Omaha Bankruptcy Lawyers

 

Our law firm, John T. Turco & Associates, and its predecessors, have been helping people in Nebraska and Iowa get debt relief since 1989. Founding attorney John T. Turco is broadly respected within the legal community and has received the highest possible AV Rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. Our three associate attorneys each bring unique experiences to our team.

Your initial consultation with our firm will always involve an in-depth meeting with one of our attorneys. You can find out more about their qualifications by following the links below.

To learn more about your options for debt relief, call us in Omaha at 402-933-8600 or contact us to arrange a free, in-depth consultation with one of our experienced bankruptcy lawyers.

 

John T. TurcoJohn T. Turco

John graduated from Creighton University in 1986 with a B.S. in Computer Science. He received his J.D. in 1989 from Creighton University School of Law. John has 27 years of experience representing debtors in bankruptcy and debt related matters and is a former Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association. John has appeared on radio shows and has lectured to banking groups on issues regarding bankruptcy and collection practices. John is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and a founding member of the American Consumer Bankruptcy College. He is also licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa.

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Nebraska, 1989
  • Iowa, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1989

Education:

  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1989
  • B.S., Computer Science, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association

 

Ashley A. BuhrmanAshley A. Buhrman

Ashley graduated from Creighton University in 2010 with a B.S. in Business Administration. She received her J.D. in 2012 from Creighton University School of Law. Prior to joining John Turco Law, Ashley obtained experience in a broad scope of legal practices, representing clients in business ventures, probate and estate matters, debtor-creditor litigation, and land title matters. Ashley also gained experience in bankruptcy working with a Chapter 7 Trustee. Ashley is admitted to practice in both State and Federal Courts in Iowa and Nebraska. She is also a member of the Nebraska Bar and Omaha Bar Associations.

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Nebraska, 2012
  • Iowa, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 2012

Education:

  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 2012
  • B.S., Business Administration, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association

 

Carrie K. Gaines

Carrie K. Gaines

Carrie graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN in 1998 with a B.A. in Philosophy. She received her J.D. and L.L.M. in 2001 from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Carrie has 15 years of experience representing debtors in bankruptcy and debt related matters. She also has extensive experience in several other areas of law including debtor-creditor litigation and foreclosure defense. She has taught bankruptcy at the university level and is admitted to practice in Indiana and Federal Courts in Nebraska, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Texas.

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana, 2001
  • Nebraska, application pending
  • Iowa, application pending
  • U.S. District Court:
    • Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 2001
    • Eastern District of Texas, 2005
    • Northern District of Illinois, 2006
    • Western District of Michigan, 2009
    • District of Nebraska, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 2007

Education:

  • J.D./L.L.M, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2001
  • B.A., Philosophy, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

 

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