Kelly N. Tollefsen is a 1999 graduate of the University Of Nebraska College Of Law, and a 1996 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Southwest State University, Marshall, Minnesota with a B.S. in Political Science. Prior to starting Tollefsen Law Offices, P.C.. LLO, Ms. Tollefsen was a shareholder with two prior firms in Lincoln, Nebraska. Kelly started her existing firm in February, 2012, to provide around the clock professional advocacy and services to her clients.
Since 1999, Ms. Tollefsen has practiced extensively in the areas of adoption law, assistive reproductive law, family/child custody/support, business/corporate/transactional law, real estate, landlord tenant, estate planning, probate, franchise law, criminal defense, general civil litigation, and collections.
Since 2004, Kelly has enjoyed being one of two attorneys in the State of Nebraska invited to be a Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. Her Fellowship with the Academy provides her the opportunity to work throughout the United States representing birth parents and adoptive families in interstate adoptions, as well as intrastate adoptions, step parent adoptions, International adoptions, and foster adoptions. Kelly’s adoption practice allows her to travel throughout the State of Nebraska servicing all of your adoption needs, whether you are a birthmother or adoptive family.
Additionally, Kelly has represented several businesses with the initial start up and continued maintenance of their corporate and business needs. Kelly can counsel you on the appropriate business for your entity including corporations, limited liability organizations, and non profit needs. Kelly acts as a Registered Agent for businesses throughout the Untied States.
A strong percentage of Kelly’s work is compassionate advocacy of your family needs. Whether your needs are divorce, asset divsion, custody, alimony or child support, Kelly offers around the clock service to her clients. Kelly can also assist you in preparing Estate Planning documents, probating estates and all of your guardianship/conservatorship needs
Kelly Tollefsen Law Offices, P.C., LLO is one of the only firms throughout Nebraska that works in reproductive law, including surrogacy, Gestational Carrier Agreements, and any other reproductive needs. Kelly has been asked to testify in front of the legislature on several occassions in continued attempts to update Artificial Reproductiive Texhnologies Law to coexist with current medical technology.
Kelly is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Lincoln Bar Association, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. Ms. Tollefsen has served as an Elder in her church and served on the Board of Directors at the YMCA where she co-chaired the Strong Kids Campaign, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for economically underpriviliged children to participate in YMCA sports.
Kelly has enjoyed lecturing extensively at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Nebraska State Bar Association, and other venues in the areas of family, adoption, estate planning, probate, business and family, and assisted reproduction law.
Ms. Tollefsen is originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her hobbies include her family, fitness, travel, and music.