Kent A. Hadenfeldt

Kent was born in Ord, Nebraska in 1963 and grew up in the Kenesaw area. He received his B.S. degree from Kearney State College in 1985 with a major in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate. In 1992, he graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Kent is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Nebraska and is a member of the Scotts Bluff County, West Nebraska and Nebraska State Bar Associations.  After law school, Kent practiced in Grand Island, Nebraska prior to joining the Simmons Olsen Law Firm in 1995. He is currently the attorney for the cities of Terrytown, Kimball and Mitchell, as well as the village attorney for Morrill, Melbeta, Gurley and Dalton. Kent concentrates his areas of practice to the following: real estate, probate and estate administration, business organizations, state, local and municipal law, government agencies and programs and business and commercial law.

When not practicing law, Kent spends his time with his family and volunteering in various community organizations including the Scotts Bluff County Personnel Board, Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau, Nebraska Business Development Center and speaks at the Nebraska Public Employees Pre-retirement Planning Seminar.

Kent and his wife, Lisa, have three sons, Max, Charlie and Sam. He enjoys a wide variety of sporting events and outdoor activities.

Current Employment Position


Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law
Probate & Estate Administration
Business Organizations
State, Local & Municipal Law
Government Agencies & Programs
Business & Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

Nebraska, 1992
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1992


University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1992
Honors:With Distinction

Kearney State College, Kearney, Nebraska, 1985
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Emphasis in Real Estate

Classes/Seminars Taught

Annual Survey of Nebraska Law, Young Lawyers of Nebraska State Bar Association, 1995 – 2001
Nebraska Public Employees Estate Planning
Nebraska Small Business Entity Seminar

Professional Associations and Memberships

Scotts Bluff County Bar Association
West Nebraska Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau

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