Attorneys

Attorneys

The attorneys at Bradley, Elsbernd, Andersen, Kneale & Mues Jankovitz P.C. have more than 100 years of combined experience in all areas of the law. Our attorneys' diverse backgrounds and extensive experience insure that our clients are well-represented at every stage of the legal process.

Attorney Profiles


Ralph Bradley

Ralph A. Bradley

ralph@bradleylawoffice.com

Ralph Bradley founded the firm in 1988 and practices in the areas of worker's compensation, personal injury, and general practice law. Mr. Bradley is registered to practice before the Nebraska & Federal Courts.

During the past 30 years, Mr. Bradley has participated and managed all phases of civil litigation. His extensive and comprehensive courtroom experience includes successful litigation of cases before courts throughout Nebraska and before the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Under Bradley's leadership, the firm focuses on civil litigation, estate & probate, banking, bankruptcy, and general practice matters.

EDUCATION
      University of Nebraska (B.A., History, 1972)
      University of Nebraska (J.D., 1974)


ADMISSIONS
     Nebraska Bar Association
     U.S. Federal Court.


MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Vice Chairperson, Board of Chancellors, UNMC
  • 2005 Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Past President, Hall County Bar Association
  • Past President, Grand Island Downtown Development Association
  • Past President, Grand Island Education Foundation
  • Member, Nebraska Trial Attorneys Association
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Section, Nebraska Bar Association
  • Member, University of Nebraska Alumni Association
  • Co-founder, Fine Arts Boosters at Grand Island Senior High
  • Life Member, Athletic Boosters at Grand Island Senior High
  • 1989 Volunteer of the Year, Grand Island YMCA
  • Volunteer Instructor (Studio Cycling), Grand Island YMCA
  • Past Chairman, Strong Kids Campaign, Grand Island YMCA

LEGAL EDUCATION
  • Mr. Bradley has presented at several worker's compensation seminars regarding current issues in Nebraska Worker's Compensation Law.

  • Mr. Bradley is an active alumnus of the University of Nebraska Law School. He participates as a visiting judge in the law school's moot court competition.




Todd Elsbernd

Todd V. Elsbernd

todd@bradleylawoffice.com

Todd V. Elsbernd practices civil and criminal litigation including personal injury, felony and misdemeanor charges, divorce and child custody. He has presented cases before courts throughout central Nebraska, the Nebraska Court of Appeals and the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Todd received his undergraduate degree from Kearney State College and graduated from Creighton University of Creighton Law School in 1988. He is admitted to the Nebraska State Bar and has handled cases in both federal and state courts.

EDUCATION
     Kearney State College (B.S., 1984)
     Creighton Law School (J.D., 1988)


ADMISSIONS
     Nebraska Bar Association
     U.S. Federal Court


MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Member, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • 2005 Co-Chairman, Local Chapter of Ducks Unlimited
  • 2006 Chairman, Local Chapter of Ducks Unlimited

LEGAL EDUCATION
  • Mr. Elsbernd regularly attends continuing legal education seminars including criminal defense and litigation seminars




Marvin Andersen

Marvin L. Andersen

marvin@bradleylawoffice.com

Marvin Andersen practices civil and criminal litigation in a variety of cases including personal injury, workers compensation, felony and misdemeanor charges, divorce, child custody, breach of contract. He has presented cases before courts throughout central Nebraska and Lancaster County.

Mr. Andersen received his undergraduate degree with distinction from the University of Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska Law School in 1980. He was first admitted in the District of Columbia and Maryland where he conducted many civil and criminal jury trials in federal and state courts and argued appeals before the highest courts of the District of Columbia and Maryland and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Before moving back to Nebraska he was an Assistant Attorney General for the litigation division of the State of Missouri where he successfully brought consumer protection actions against 7-11 Corp and Walgreens. He has had a general litigation practice in Grand Island, Nebraska since June 2002.

EDUCATION
      University of Nebraska (B.A., English & Psychology, 1975)
      University of Nebraska (J.D., 1980)


ADMISSIONS
     Nebraska Bar Association
     District of Columbia Bar Association
     Maryland Bar Association
     Missouri Bar Association
     U.S. Federal Court


MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • President, Hope Harbor, Inc. (A non-profit homeless shelter)

LEGAL EDUCATION
  • Mr. Andersen regularly attends continuing legal education seminars including workers compensation, criminal defense and litigation seminars.




Michael Kneale

Michael P. Kneale

mike@bradleylawoffice.com

Mike Kneale practices civil and criminal litigation in a variety of cases including personal injury, workers compensation, felony and misdemeanor charges, divorce, child custody and estate planning. He has presented cases before courts throughout central Nebraska.

Mike received his undergraduate degree with from Nebraska Wesleyan University and graduated from the University of Nebraska Law School in 1990. He was first admitted in Nebraska and has handled cases in both federal and state courts.

From April 2000 through January 2005, Mike was involved in a family owned and operated educational consulting business. Mike oversaw business operations and client development.

EDUCATION
     Nebraska Wesleyan University (B.A., Education, 1987)
     University of Nebraska (J.D., 1990)


ADMISSIONS
     Nebraska Bar Association
     U.S. Federal Court



MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • President, Grand Island Library Board
  • Chairman, Grand Island Library Facility Committee

LEGAL EDUCATION
  • Mr. Kneale regularly attends continuing legal education seminars including workers compensation, criminal defense and litigation seminars.

Jamie Jankovitz

Jamie L. Mues Jankovitz

jamie@bradleylawoffice.com

Jamie Mues Jankovitz practices Estate Planning and Administration Law, Banking, and Business & Corporate law. Ms. Jankovitz is licensed to practice before the Nebraska Courts.

Ms. Jankovitz has nearly 20 years of experience in banking compliance and regulatory administration, estate and trust administration — both personal and retirement trust administration, real estate and abstracting business. She has also worked in the non-profit arena. She is skilled at assessing the needs of the client during all phases of life: estate planning, estate management and final estate administration.

EDUCATION
     University of Nebraska (B.A., English, 1990)
     University of Nebraska (J.D., 1993)


ADMISSIONS
     Nebraska Bar Association


MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Board Member, Hall County Extension Board
  • Alumna, Leadership Tomorrow
  • Past Member, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors
  • Member, Bankruptcy Law, Elder Law, Banking Law, and Real Estate/Probate/Trust Law Sections, Nebraska Bar Association
  • Past Treasurer and Board Member, Grand Island Crisis Center
  • Past Volunteer, Grand Island YWCA

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