Valparaiso, Nebraska Lawyers

John S. Berry Jr.
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Nebraska Lawyer with 14 years experience

Berry Law Firm has led fights against unjust prosecutions and government overreach since 1965. This team of warrior lawyers knows what it takes to win in the courtroom and beyond.John S. Berry Jr. helps his... Read More »
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Thomas J. Olsen
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Nebraska Lawyer with 29 years experience

Mr. Olsen is Nebraska's Premier Criminal Defense Attorney with more than 30 years of criminal trial experience. Tom's entire law practice is 100% devoted to Criminal Defense, and he is an expert in... Read More »
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Thomas M. Petersen
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Nebraska Attorney with 23 years experience

Established in 1995, Petersen Criminal Defense has handled over 6000 cases. Due to ever increasing complexity and conflicting legislation, I have limited my practice solely to criminal defense such as drunk... Read More »
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Dwight, NE Lawyer
(402) 472-3271 2311 23 Rd
Dwight, NE 68635
Civil Rights and Environmental
John S. Berry Jr.
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Seward, NE Lawyer with 14 years experience
(402) 430-5381 139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
Criminal, DUI, Military and White Collar Crime
Creighton University
Berry Law Firm has led fights against unjust prosecutions and government overreach since 1965. This team of warrior lawyers knows what it takes to win in the courtroom and beyond.

John S. Berry Jr. helps his clients fight some of the most important battles of their lives. John has not only led successful teams in the courtroom, resulting in several jury trial victories, but has also led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. John personifies the warrior ethos that is the foundation for Berry Law Firm’s success. Beyond the battlefield and the courtroom, John’s leadership experience extends to community organizations...
(402) 466-8444 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St.
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Omaha, NE 68179
Jerusha L. Hancock
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 10 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Appeals and Military
University of Nebraska College of Law
Jerusha Hancock graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.A. in 2002. She received a Master's degree in counseling from Denver Seminary in 2005 and graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2008. She then clerked for Chief Justice Michael Heavican of the Nebraska Supreme Court for over three years. Jerusha worked for Nebraska Appleseed for two years in the Health Care Access Program before coming to work for the Berry Law Firm.
Cameron Kroeger
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 3 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Criminal and Military
University of Nebraska College of Law
Cameron Kroeger comes to us after a career as an Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer, then as a defense contractor. Stateside, Cameron worked in support of US Forces in the Middle East, and he deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. His medals include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal, among others. After graduating from the University of Nebraska College of Law, Cameron joined the Berry Law Firm team.
Justin B. Kalemkiarian
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 5 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Criminal, DUI and Medical Malpractice
University of Iowa
Justin received his Bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A.) and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law (J.D.). During his time at Iowa, Justin served as an extern to the Hon. Judge John A. Jarvey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, and as a research assistant for Prof. Maya Steinitz.

He is admitted to practice law in Nebraska, Illinois, and United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

"I thought Justin was more than helpful and he got me out of a sticky situation.
I could not be more pleased...
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St #405N
Omaha, NE 68179
Chad Wythers
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Seward, NE Attorney with 16 years experience
(402) 430-5381 139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Chad J. Wythers attended the University of Nebraska (B.A. 1996) and the University of Nebraska, College of Law (J.D. 2001).

Chad is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association (NCDAA), the Lincoln, Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He is admitted to practice law in the State of Nebraska; the United States District Court, District of Nebraska; the United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims.

Chad has tried cases in multiple states and is a member of California...
(402) 466-8444 2650 N 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St #405N
Omaha, NE 68179
R. Joseph Pilgrim
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 2 years experience
(888) 883-2483 2634 N 48th St.
Lincoln, NE 68504
Appeals and Military
Washburn University School of Law
Attorney R. Joseph Pilgrim is a Veterans Affairs (VA) attorney. As a former United States Navy service member with posts at both NAS Whidbey Island and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), he has a personal connection with VA cases and Veteran concerns. He attended Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where he earned both his law degree and his seat as the President of the Veterans Legal Association. In his efforts to enhance the legal community, he founding the Washburn Legal Assistance Clinic while in attendance at Washburn University. The prestigious National Jurist Magazine selected Joe Pilgrim as its...
Vanessa Jean Gorden
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 12 years experience
(402) 817-1450 610 J Street Suite 220
Lincoln, NE 68508
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
University of South Dakota School of Law
Vanessa attended the University of South Dakota for college, graduate school, and law school, and earned her J.D. from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2005. She is a member of the Thomas Sterling Honor Society, the highest honor bestowed upon the top 10% of students in each USD Law graduating class. Prior to moving to Lincoln in 2008, Vanessa practiced law in rural northeastern Nebraska. Throughout her career, Vanessa has concentrated on representing individuals in family law, juvenile law, and guardianship/adoption matters in probate court. Vanessa was honored to be part of the 2008-2009 Nebraska...
Frank Matthew Aerni
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Seward, NE Attorney with 11 years experience
(402) 466-8444 139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
Criminal and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Matt Aerni fights for those who are injured and those who have been falsely accused of crimes. Mr. Aerni previously worked at one of the nation’s largest insurance companies and has first-hand knowledge of how insurance companies will try to put their own interests ahead of those of their clients when it comes to paying out claims. Matt seeks justice for those fighting insurance companies and the government alike. Additionally, Matt has represented several clients in breach of contract cases.

Matt also maintains a substantial criminal defense practice, focusing mainly on misdemeanor and felony defense. Matt has successfully represented clients...
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St #405N
Omaha, NE 68179
Stephani Bennett
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 3 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Military
University of Nebraska College of Law
Stephani Bennett served in the Air Force as an Airborne Cryptologic Linguist. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law. In law school, she clerked for attorneys in Lincoln and Omaha and served as vice president of a student organization responsible for setting up five events a year. Stephani practiced Family Law, Criminal Law, and Native American Law before finding a passion for Veterans’ Benefits Law. She is a strong proponent of Constitutional rights, particularly with regard to the Second Amendment. Stephani joined the...
Perry Andrew Pirsch
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 19 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Appeals and Military
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Perry Andrew Pirsch has over 15 years of experience in the practice of law. He joined the Berry Law Firm in 2009, working on appellate advocacy issues, successfully assisting numerous veterans before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, as well as assisting other clients in corporate and employment law, litigation, government affairs, divorce. and estate planning.

Prior to joining Berry Law Firm, Perry served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska in Civil Litigation (1998-2000), Legislative Counsel to U.S. Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) (2003-2004), General Counsel to the Nebraska State Auditor of Public Accounts (2004-2007),...
Andrew Strotman
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Seward, NE Lawyer with 32 years experience
(402) 466-8444 139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
Civil Rights, Criminal, DUI and Health Care
Creighton University School of Law
Andrew served ten years in the Marine Corps, first as an infantry officer and later as a judge advocate. He commanded a rifle platoon, a Dragons platoon, and a company in the Second Marine Division. After attending Creighton University on the Funded Law Program and graduating summa cum laude in 1986, he served as a trial defense counsel at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia. He participated in several high-profile military cases involving charges ranging from homicide to capital espionage.

In the years following his military service, Andrew has handled complex white collar criminal and civil cases in federal, military and...
(402) 466-8444 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St #405N
Omaha, NE 68179
William Harris
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Seward, NE Lawyer with 13 years experience
(402) 466-8444 139 S 6th St
Seward, NE 68434
Bankruptcy, Criminal and Military
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Harris vigorously protects his clients from false criminal allegations as well as police overreach and brutality. Mr. Harris has extensive experience protecting the rights of citizens in Omaha and members of the military. Additionally, he is a member of the United States Army National Guard, with over 18 years of service where he served as the Assistant Operational Law Attorney and Trial Counsel. He practiced in the areas of Operational Law, Administrative Law and Military Justice, and advised commanders and senior non-commissioned officers. Mr. Harris has appeared before The United States Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit and The Nebraska...
108 North 49th St.
Suite 210
Omaha, NE 68132
(402) 466-8444 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Stephanie Flynn
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 7 years experience
(402) 325-8469 610 J Street
Suite 320
Lincoln, NE 68508
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska College of Law
Seth Morris
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Seward, NE Attorney with 3 years experience
(402) 466-8444 139 S 6th St
Suite 210
Seward, NE 68434
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska College of Law
Seth Morris has a long successful history of protecting his client’s rights in the courtroom. Seth recently won a nationally-publicized criminal case where he earned an acquittal for a client wrongly accused of resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer. The case was one of the first in Nebraska in which cameras were allowed in the courtroom.

Seth handles a variety of cases including (but not limited to) DUI, possession, assault, personal injury, and civil rights violations. A lengthy history in the legal sector (from working as a law clerk during school to winning cases as a trial lawyer) gives...
(402) 817-6550 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-8444 222 S 15th St #405N
Omaha, NE 68179
Michael Kuzma
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Lincoln , NE Lawyer with 7 years experience
(402) 475-4240 1227 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln , NE 68508
Free ConsultationAdministrative, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
An experienced business attorney, Michael assists clients in a broad array of business matters involving numerous industries and various substantive legal issues, including: • Counseling on form of business and tax ramifications of each selection; drafting organizational documents; corporate, tax and other federal, state and local filings and compliance measures; and business qualification in other states; • Representing government entities in cross boarder regulatory matters, with special emphasis on the insurance industry; • Japanese language litigation discovery and due diligence; • Japanese deponent deposition preparations; translation...
Joseph J. Donnelly
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 9 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Military
Washburn University School of Law
Joseph J. Donnelly has over 7 years of experience representing veterans with VA disability claim appeals. Joseph has represented hundreds of veterans at VA Regional Offices and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. Additionally, he has represented over 100 veterans in their appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Joseph is a VA accredited attorney, a member of the National Organization of Veteran Advocates (NOVA), and a member of the CAVC Bar Association. Joseph’s past litigation experience also includes family, criminal defense, traffic, and employment law.
Catherine Patterson
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 22 years experience
(402) 489-6141 124 S. 9th Street, Suite 2
Lincoln, NE 68508
Divorce and Family
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
I've practiced law in Lincoln, NE since 1995. Currently semi-retired. I'll help you navigate the court system, protect your rights, minimize consequences, and get the best results possible. I'll help you see the big picture and explain things you don't understand, while trying my best to get good results for you. I practice kindness, and recognize your humanity, while trying to keep mine. My Practice Areas: Family Law: Divorce, Custody, Support, Visitation; Unbundled Legal Services and Advice; Document Preparation: Wills, Parenting Plans and Property Agreements, Pre-Nups, Power of Attorney, & more; Do It Yourself? I can help with...
Mary Kay Hansen
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 32 years experience
(402) 477-0230 1101 Cornhusker Highway
Suite 201
Lincoln, NE 68521
Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Social Security Disability
University of Mississippi
Helping families help themselves. Assisting families in Nebraska who want to mediate their divorce and parenting plans. There is an increased interest in divorce mediation and DIY divorce. Divorce is a complex process, through mediation we assist families in resolving their divorce without the need for litigation. We welcome the involvement of attorneys in mediation. Our crew of handles Social Security Disability and Disability Insurance Benefit cases, from application to Administrative Law Judge hearings. Specialties: I focus on mediation of family law cases (parenting plans, divorce, custody). I assist families who choose a DIY divorce. I...
Thomas Huston
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 474-6900 233 South 13th Street, Suite 1900
Lincoln, NE 68508
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Elizabeth Govaerts
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 474-8000 411 S 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Admitted to Practice: State of Nebraska U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska Community Involvement: Board of Directors: United Support Memorial for Workplace Fatalities Board of Directors, The Haymarket Theatre, Director 2002-2012 President and Founder, Lincoln Contemporary Dance Project, 2003 - present Board of Directors, OmniArts Nebraska 2011 to present Choreographer/Performing Artist for: Flatwater Shakespeare Company The Haymarket Theatre Lincoln Contemporary Dance Project
Jeremy Parsley
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 423-0009 650 J Street
Suite 405
Lincoln, NE 68508
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Jeremy Parsley is a Lincoln, NE criminal defense and personal injury lawyer.
Timothy John Wollmer
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David City, NE Attorney with 17 years experience
(402) 367-3139 465 4th Street
David City, NE 68632
Business, Criminal, DUI and Family
Creighton University School of Law
Born Baraboo, Wisconsin in 1972. Raised on a family dairy farm in Mauston, Wisconsin. 1991 Graduate of Mauston High, Mauston, Wisconsin. Married to Lori Wollmer (Yindrick) 1992 Graduate of Aquinas High, David City, Nebraska. Two daughters, Gracyn and Ainsley. Tim gained valuable experience as a criminal prosecutor in Nebraska before joining a successful Omaha civil law firm. Tim joined Egr, Birkel & Wollmer, P.C. in 2009. Tim is an aggressive advocate that is committed to providing high quality legal counsel to all of his clients in a wide variety of practice areas in...
Kile W. Johnson
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 49 years experience
(402) 475-4240 1227 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln, NE 68508
Personal Injury
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Jeffrey A. Bloom
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 477-1010 201 N 8th St, Suite 242
Lincoln, NE 68508
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suzanne Danielle Kaufman-McNamara
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(888) 883-2483 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Criminal and Military
Creighton University School of Law
Suzanne practices primarily in the area of veterans disability benefit claims. Since joining the firm, she has assisted hundreds of veterans with developing and appealing their claims at VA Regional Offices across the nation. Her past litigation experience includes family law, bankruptcy, and employment law.

Suzanne is admitted to practice in Colorado and Nebraska, the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She is also accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to represent claimants for VA benefits.

Suzanne graduated from Excelsior College, cum laude (B.Sc. 2000) and from...
Michael J. Koberlein
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Appeals and Military
University of Nebraska
Mike has been practicing veterans law since 2012. He has helped veterans secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in VA benefits and represents clients at all stages of the VA claims process, including before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The NSBA invited Mike as a guest lecturer in 2015 for the NSBA CLE conference, “Veterans’ Administration Law Practice: What New Practitioners Need to Know.” He assists clients with claims for PTSD and other mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, disabilities related to Agent Orange exposure, musculoskeletal injuries, and individual unemployability. Mike enjoys...
Matt Catlett
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 19 years experience
(866) 653-5415 701 P Street
Suite 207
Lincoln, NE 68508
Appeals, Business, IP and Patents
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
David P. Thompson
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer with 24 years experience
(402) 474-0374 330 S 10th St
Suite 220
Lincoln, NE 68508
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Juvenile and Real Estate
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Christina Ball
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Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 475-1075 1248 O Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, NE 68508
Business and Estate Planning
John Stevens Berry Sr.
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Lincoln, NE Attorney with 53 years experience
(402) 817-6550 2650 North 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Criminal
John Stevens Berry, Sr. has appeared in court in 24 states and two foreign countries. Following his military service, he was briefly associated with the Henry B. Rothblatt Offices in New York in 1970 and 1971, where he tried a number of high-profile cases. He returned to Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1971 and has continued to have a regional criminal trial practice. In 1986, he was Civilian Defense Counsel in the biggest drug bust in the history of Japan. He has conducted seminars for practicing lawyers in Kansas City, Missouri, and Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, and has been invited to the...
Paul Rea
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 476-7788 941 O ST -- STE 728
Lincoln, NE 68508
Bankruptcy
Elise M. W. White
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 477-2233 1024 K St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Melanie Whittamore-Mantzios
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 474-1507 1248 O St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Employment
Allen Kenny
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lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 219-6055 850 S Street
lincoln, NE 68508
Immigration
Kelly M. Ekeler
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Lincoln, NE Attorney
(402) 434-3000 121 S. 13th Street
Ste. 800
Lincoln, NE 68501
Employment
Lincoln, NE Attorney with 31 years experience
(402) 458-1501 206 S. 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508
Energy, Environmental, International and Personal Injury
Lincoln, NE Attorney with 40 years experience
(402) 458-1504 206 S. 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508
Administrative and Business
Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 261-3475 1201 Lincoln Mall
Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Environmental
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE Lawyer
(402) 437-8532 301 South 13th Street
Suite 500
Lincoln, NE 68508
Business and Real Estate