Mary E. Vandenack


Mary E. Vandenack is founding and managing partner of Vandenack Williams LLC in Omaha, Nebraska. Mary practices in the areas of tax, trusts and estates, asset protection planning, business succession planning, and tax-exempt entities. Mary is a member of the American Bar Association Real Property Trust and Estate Section (currently Vice Chair of the Small Firms Committee), Taxation Section, and Business Section. Mary regularly writes and speaks on tax, asset protection planning, and estate planning topics as well as on law practice technology, management, and the future of the profession. Mary is a member of the American Bar Association Law Practice Division, is a regular contributor to and on the editorial board of the Law Practice Magazine, serves as Vice Chair of the Futures Initiative, Vice Chair of Resolutions and is on Executive Council. Mary was the winner of the 2015 James I. Keane Memorial Award, presented at the 2015 Tech Show. Mary was featured in the September 2015 issue of Fortune Magazine.

My Sessions

Affordable Technology for Small Firm Productivity

Whether you’re just starting out or have been running a small firm for years, it pays to be cost-conscious about your technology choices. In this session, you’ll learn how to build a technologically-savvy small law firm, with affordable options for practice management, legal research, client collaboration and billing, and tips on how to capture and […]

The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

Alternative Fees for the Process-Oriented Firm

Now that your consistent, repeatable processes help you to achieve better outcomes more efficiently, it’s time to start thinking about alternative fee options for your clients. Alternative fees help you to capitalize on your process improvements, because you’re no longer wasting time on routine tasks. In this session you’ll learn more about the different types […]

Process Management

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