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Jill Gradwohl Schroeder

Jill Gradwohl Schroeder

Ms. Schroeder focuses her practice in workers' compensation and coordination of benefits with Medicare. Her litigation and appellate experience as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska serves as valuable background for effective representation of our clients.

Ms. Schroeder advises private businesses and governmental entities on claims arising under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act and the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. She has a special interest in evaluating and responding to potential obligations of employers, insurers,and injured parties when Medicare may have an interest in the claim.

Ms. Schroeder is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The selection as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation is recognition of a lawyer whose career has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the profession, service to society, and commitment to the ideals and objectives of the American Bar Association.

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska College of Law, 1984
Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas A & M University, 1981
Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska; United States District Court, District of Nebraska; United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; United States Supreme Court

Invited speaker on various topics arising under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act as well as its interaction with evolving developments in Medicare's efforts to recover money from primary payers under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.

Professional Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section; Executive Board 1993-1999
  • National Alliance of Medicare Set Aside Professionals; Board of Directors, 2005-2010; Secretary, 2008-2010
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • American Bar Association; Workers' Compensation Committee
  • Texas Aggie Bar Association

Special Distinctions

  • Robert Van Pelt American Inns of Court, Master of the Bar, 1996-2005; President, 2003-2004
  • Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools, Executive Committee and Board of Directors, 2008-2014
  • Leadership Lincoln Fellows Program 2003-2004; Board of Directors 2005-2009
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • State of Nebraska Assistant Attorney General, 1984-1988
  • Allen Moot Court Board, 1982-1984, Chair, 1983-1984
  • Order of the Barristers (National Oral Advocacy Honorary)
  • Co-author with Walter E.Zink II, "Evaluating the Interplay among FMLA, ADA, and Workers' Compensation Statutes Isn't Child's Play," 66 Defense Counsel Journal 79-100 (January 1999). For this article, Ms. Schroeder and Mr. Zink were recipients of the George W. Yancey Memorial Award from the International Association of Defense Counsel for the most outstanding contribution to the Defense Counsel Journal in 1999.

Area(s) of Practice
Litigation
Workers' Compensation

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Contact Info
1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
LINCOLN, NE 68508
p: 402.475.1075
f: 402.475.9515
email: jschroeder@baylorevnen.com