Rob is a Nebraska native, born and raised in the western panhandle town of Scottsbluff.  He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, majoring in marketing and management.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1970 and earned his law degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1973.


Rob practices primarily in the area of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, product liability, personal injury claims for injured clients. His commercial litigation practice included real estate transactions, employment non-competes, contract negotiations and disputes, and buy/sell agreements.


His practice includes a special emphasis on interstate motor carrier law. He has litigated cargo liability claims in state and federal courts across the United States on behalf of specialty carriers. Rob is a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association.  

David W. Rowe

Partner

Who We Are 

Brian K. Ridenour

Of Counsel

Robert D. Kinsey, Jr. 

Founding Partner

Julianne McHale-Spatz

Partner

Robert D. Kinsey, Jr. 

Founding Partner

Marc's practice focuses in the areas of civil litigation, estate and business planning, real estate, probate, and administrative proceedings.  Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Marc had acquired over thirteen years of experience, working as a private practice attorney with firms in Crete, NE and Kearney, NE, and in the legal department of a large national title company in Omaha.  Marc obtained his college degree in Business Administration and Finance, and his law degree, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Robert D. Kinsey, Jr. 

Founding Partner

Marc J. Odgaard

       Associate

David grew up in North Platte and in Illinois, earned his B.A. from Davidson College in North Carolina, his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Tennessee, and his law degree from the University of Michigan School of Law.


David helps individuals and couples of all backgrounds with their estate planning needs, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and LLC documents, and he assists disabled persons, the elderly, and their families plan for the future and work through the specialized problems they encounter with governmental agencies and programs.  David assists in establishing estate plans to provide for the disabled individual while concurrently maintaining the individual's eligibility for services, such as Medicaid.  David is a recognized expert and frequent speaker on the use of special needs trusts and government benefits eligibility determinations. Administrative appeals, guardianships, conservatorships, and trust proceedings are additional areas in which David represents clients. 

Brian served Fiserv, Inc. as Vice President, Associate General Counsel from January, 2006, until his retirement from Fiserv in April, 2014.  His primary focus was in negotiating and preparing commercial contracts with Fiserv's customers and vendors.  Prior to joining Fiserv, Brian was a partner with Kinsey, Ridenour, Becker & Kistler, LLP (1990 to 2005); Heron Burchette Ruckert & Rothwell (1989-1990); and Nelson & Harding (1975-1988).  His diverse practice included such matters as the formation of new business entities, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial contracts of all kinds.  Brian's focus at KRBK is on business law matters.

Much of Julianne's practice is dedicated to counseling individuals, families and businesses in her areas of specialities. Some of these areas include, estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, probate and business formation. 


Julianne is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, the Supreme Court of Nebraska, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, Julianne is a member of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trusts section of the Nebraska State Bar Association.