Laura K. Essay/

Estate And Business Succession Planning, Tax, Business and Corporate Counseling/

Office: 402.991.7185/
Laura Essay partner of Dvorak Law Group. Essay is apart of the firm's Estate Planning and Business Succession teams.


Laura Essay is a Partner with Dvorak Law Group.  She advises individuals in the structuring of their estate plans and assists in preparation of their wills, irrevocable trusts (life insurance trusts, gifting trusts, GRATs, etc.) powers of attorney and advance directives/living wills. She works closely with the Dvorak Law Group estate planning team to carry out and delivers on each of our clients’ estate and business succession planning needs. She also assists clients with estate and trust administration matters and sophisticated tax planning involving family business entities, sale and loan techniques, insurance planning and charitable giving.

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

2017 Outstanding Young Lawyer, Nebraska State Bar Association

Omaha Estate Planning Council

Nebraska State Bar Association

  • NSBA Executive Committee
  • House of Delegates
  • Leadership Academy

American Bar Association

  • NE Delegate to the House of Delegates
  • IA and NE District Representative to Young Lawyers Division
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Junior League of Omaha, Board of Directors

Omaha Rose Theater Guild, Secretary

Practice Groups

Estate/Business Succession

Estate Administration

  • Business Succession Plans
  • Wealth Transfer Planning
  • Trust Creation & Assistance
  • Charitable Giving
  • Lifetime Donations


Business/General Counsel

  • Business Contracts
  • Entity Formation & Maintenance
  • Entity Governance

Bar Admission

  • United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • State of Nebraska
  • State of Colorado


  • J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law, 2009
  • B.S. (highest distinction) from Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2006