Mr. Halbur brings over 23 years of experience in counseling clients, big and small, local, national and international, on corporate, commercial ,and transactional matters. His primary goal in representing clients in the myriad of commercial matters faced by businesses and management today is to provide timely and straight-forward legal advice in a cost-effective manner.

Mr. Halbur’s practice concentrates in commercial transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate governance and planning, commercial contracts, production agriculture, real estate, and commercial lending. Over many years, he has earned clients’ trust to shepherd them through routine and complex legal matters.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in Banking & Finance Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions Law (peer nominations)
  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1989 – Business Law Section, Real Property Section, and Probate Section
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1989 – Ways, Means and Planning Committee (1998-2002); Annual Meeting Committee, Chair (1994); Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee (1990-1994), Chair (1992-1993)
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 1989
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1989
  • Nebraska Continuing Legal Education – Board of Directors (1994 – present)

Past Employment

  • General commercial and corporate practice with concentration in commercial transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, commercial contracts, and commercial lending


  • Planning Chair for various continuing education seminars including 1999 Business Law Seminar “Intellectual Property Issues,” “Starting and Building Your Own Practice,” and “Annual Institute on the Survey of Nebraska Law”



  • Nebraska
  • Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska


LAW SCHOOL: Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1989

COLLEGE: Creighton University, B.S. Business Administration (Finance), 1986