Michael G. Kuzma

Michael G. Kuzma

Associate
Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska
Phone:
402-817-6721
Fax:
402-475-0329
Email:

Specializing in business transactions, insurance regulation, and estate planning, formation and administration, Michael Kuzma joined Johnson, Flodman, Guenzel & Widger in 2014. Before joining the firm, Mr. Kuzma was a business attorney at the State of Nebraska Department of Economic Development Office of International Trade and Investment (NDED) where he managed the state's Japanese business relationships and foreign trade office in Tokyo. Mr. Kuzma graduated from the University of Nebraska Law School where he was awarded a David L. Boren NSEP Fellowship to study international business law at Temple University Beasley College of Law in Tokyo. Mr. Kuzma shares his business knowledge and experience by teaching Business Law II and International Business Transactions at Nebraska Wesleyan University to upper class and Master in Business Administration (MBA) students.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Entity Planning and Formation
  • Insurance Regulation and Administrative Law
  • International (Japanese language due diligence and e-discovery)
  • Estate Planning, Trust Formation and Administration, and Probate
  • Real Estate
  • General Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2010

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2005
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: History

Classes/Seminars

  • Business Law II (Undergraduate), Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2013 - Present
  • International Business Law (MBA Program), Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Nebraska Deptartment of Economic Development, International Development Manager, 2011 - 2013
  • Keating O'Gara Nedved & Peter PC, LLO, Law Clerk / Associate, 2008 - 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Maters on Tomorrow (501(c)(3)), 2008 - Present
  • Lincoln Community Foundation, 2011 - Present

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Psi