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Do you have a need in the area of family, juvenile, or criminal law? When you choose Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO, you'll get comprehensive, aggressive, and passionate representation from the attorneys who always work with you.

Our locally owned and operated law firm is conveniently located across the Douglas County Courthouse. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.
Ashley L. Albertsen

Ashley L. Albertsen, Partner

Ashley L. Albertsen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Peru State College. Ashley earned her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 2010. Throughout law school, Ashley worked at the Douglas County Public Defender’s Office.

In 2010, Ashley successfully completed the Nebraska Bar and began working as a fellow practitioner. Ashley’s focus has been on criminal and juvenile law. Ashley believes that everyone deserves representation, and she strives to provide her clients with the best representation she can. Ashley and Melissa partnered in the beginning of 2013 to form Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO.

Ashley, a partner at Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO, is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and the Omaha Bar Association. She is also a member of the juvenile section of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Ashley Albertsen is licensed to practice law in Nebraska, the Winnebago Tribal Courts, and the Ponca Tribal Courts.

Melissa Oestmann, Partner

Melissa Oestmann earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Peru State College in 2006. She earned her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 2010. Throughout law school, Melissa worked as a law clerk for a local firm that practiced family and juvenile law.

After successfully completing the Nebraska Bar, Melissa began a solo career practicing juvenile and family law. Melissa believed that by starting her own practice, she could be more effective in helping people deal with family law issues. In 2012, Melissa formed Oestmann Law P.C. L.L.O. to continue working in the areas of family and juvenile law. Ashley and Melissa partnered in the beginning of 2013 to form Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO.

Melissa Oestmann is involved in a number of professional organizations, including the Nebraska State Bar Association and the Omaha Bar Association. Melissa is also a member of the juvenile law section and a member of the Indian law section.

Melissa Oestmann is licensed to practice law in Nebraska, the Winnebago Tribal Courts, and the Ponca Tribal Courts.
Melissa Oestmann
Erin E. Wetzel

Erin E. Wetzel, Associate

Erin E. Wetzel earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Creighton University. Erin earned her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law in 2012. During law school, Erin was a law clerk for the Iowa Public Defender in Council Bluffs and the Federal Public Defender in Omaha. Following law school, Erin worked as the law library clerk at the Douglas County Department of Corrections for two years where she assisted inmates with legal research.

Erin became licensed to practice law in Iowa in 2013 and in Nebraska in 2014. Erin practiced criminal defense, juvenile law, and family law in Broken Bow, NE for two years before joining Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO. While practicing in central Nebraska, Erin assisted attorneys with public defender contracts in Brown, Custer, Howard, Sherman, and Valley counties.

Erin is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Omaha Bar Association, the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Erin Wetzel is licensed to practice law in Nebraska, Iowa, the US District Court of Nebraska, the Winnebago Tribal Courts, and the Ponca Tribal Courts.

Jessica L. Murphy,  Associate

Jessica Murphy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology from Virginia Tech in 2013. Jessica graduated from Creighton University School of Law in May 2017 and was sworn in as an attorney in Nebraska in September 2017. 

Jessica Murphy participated in the Law Ambassadors at Creighton University. Jessica was also a student member of the Nebraska State Bar Association as a member of the juvenile law section, family law section, and young lawyers section. In the summer of 2015, Jessica completed an internship with the Douglas County Separate Juvenile Court.

Jessica Murphy began working at Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO in May 2016 as a Law Clerk.

Jessica Murphy is licensed to practice law in Nebraska. 
Jessica L. Murphy
Michelle Fenton

Michelle Fenton, Office Manager

Michelle Fenton started working at Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO in November 2015 as the office manager. She has an extensive background in customer service with more than 24 years of experience. As the office manager, Michelle is responsible for any billing questions that clients may have.

Brandon Rehm, Receptionist

Brandon Rehm started working at Oestmann & Albertsen Law PC LLO in April 2017 as the Receptionist. He has been working in the customer service industry for over 3 years. He is currently attending Metropolitan Community College for a Desktop Support Specialist degree. As receptionist, he is responsible for the initial point of contact for our clients both in person and over the phone.

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