Mary E. Vandenack


Mary E. Vandenack is founding and managing member of Vandenack Weaver LLC in Omaha, Nebraska. Mary is a highly regarded practitioner in the areas of tax, benefits, high net worth estate planning, asset protection planning, executive compensation, business succession planning, tax dispute resolution, international tax, state and local tax, and tax-exempt entities. Mary’s practice serves businesses and business owners, executives, real estate developers and investors, health care providers and tax exempt organizations. Mary is a member of the American Bar Association Real Property Trust and Estate Section where she serves as Co-Chair of the Futures Task Force and of the American Bar Association Law Practice Division where she serves on the TechShow Board, the Executive Council, and the Law Practice Magazine Board. Mary was the winner of the 2015 James I. Keane Memorial Award, presented at the 2015 Tech Show. Mary is a frequent writer and speaker on tax, benefits, asset protection planning, and estate planning topics as well as on law practice related topics including improving the delivery of legal services, technology in the practice of law, building sustainable law firms, and alternative fee structures. Mary was featured in the September 2015 issue of Fortune Magazine, is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, and was included in Women Leaders in the Law in 2017 issues of American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and the National Law Journal.

My Sessions

Ready for Process Automation? Start by Developing Checklists and Maps 

Columbus EF

The ability to automate legal processes is evolving rapidly. Effective automation of processes is facilitated by first clarifying and documenting processes by creating checklists and/or process maps. In this session you’ll learn about the different options and strategies to document a process prior to automating the process.

Process Management

Next Generation Technology for the Solo and Small Firm

Columbus IJ

Wise use of technology can make all the difference for the solo and small firm in remaining viable and competitive. This session will cover affordable essential technology for the solo/small firm such as time, billing, accounting, legal research, and practice management systems. The session will also discuss options available to move beyond basic technology and […]

Solo/Small Firm