Municipal and Government Law

Our law firm has been city attorney for the City of Terrytown since 1974 and city attorney for the City of Scottsbluff since 1989. The firm also provides city attorney services for the Villages of Morrill, Dalton, Broadwater, Gurley and Hemingford, Nebraska and is the city attorney for Mitchell, Nebraska. Because of the firm’s governmental experience, it has been hired as special city and county attorney for other cities and counties in Western Nebraska. City council members, county commissioners, city administrators, county clerks and other department heads rely on our Scottsbluff, Nebraska law firm for effective legal counsel on important municipal and governmental issues. We provide legal assistance to cities, counties and other political subdivisions in litigation, document preparation and community development.

Representation in City Litigation

Attorneys Howard P. Olsen, Jr. and Steven W. Olsen effectively represent clients in disputes that often result in litigation over open meetings issues, city ordinances, contract disputes, zoning and land use disputes, code violations and sewer backups. Contact our Nebraska and Wyoming municipal and government law attorneys for representation in municipal and government disputes.

Community Development

City officials rely on our municipal and government law attorneys for representation in community development issues. Attorney Rick L. Ediger works closely with cities on LB840 grants and TIF projects. Attorney John A. Selzer provides representation regarding Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). Federal and state funds are available for community and commercial development. LB840 grants and CDBG grants can be used to improve and build new buildings, businesses, water systems, streets and other improvements.

The Panhandle of Western Nebraska is made up of eleven counties. Our municipal and government lawyers work throughout that area. Count on our municipal and government law attorneys for timely and effective representation.