Denise Frost

Denise E. Frost


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Juris Doctor, 1988

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Arts, 1981


Nebraska Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
President, 2013 - 2014
Board of Directors 2003 - 2015

Judicial Nominating Committee
Nebraska Supreme Court, Second District, 2007-present
Fourth District Court, 2015

Nebraska State Bar Association
Barristers Ball Planning Committee, 2006-2008
Committee on Budget and Planning, 2005-2007
Chair, Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, 1996-1997

Judicial Law Clerk to Hon. Lindsey Miller-Lerman, 1998-1999
Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals

Nebraska Supreme Court Disciplinary Review Board, 1995-1997

Assistant Attorney General under Nebraska Attorney General Robert M. Spire, 1988-1991


The NCDAA Don Fiedler Excellence in Criminal Defense Award 2014

The Don Fiedler Award is presented in recognition of "tireless dedication, boundless compassion, and battle-honed preserving the rights of the citizen accused." Ms. Frost is the first female recipient of this award.


United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1993
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1988
Nebraska Supreme Court, 1988


"Pretrial Discovery of Exculpatory Evidence: The Ethics of Turning It Over"
4th Annual West Coast White Collar Crime Conference, 2014

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

"Ethical Tips From the Front Line"
2013 Annual Meeting, Practical Ethics for Practical Lawyers IV panel presentation

Nebraska State Bar Association

"Protect Yourself From Allegations of Misconduct"
2012 Annual Meeting, Practical Ethics for Practical Lawyers III
Panel Presentation
Nebraska State Bar Association

"Direct Examination" 2011
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

"Tactical Use of Motions" 2009
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
Also published as as article in Habeas Corpus magazine

"Avoiding Pitfalls in Defending Abuse Cases" 2007
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

"No Holds Barred: Compelling Deposition Decorum, Effective Use of Motions in Limine and Other Pretrial Essentials" 2005
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

"Dealing with Counsel for Discipline" 2004
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

Ms. Frost has handled more than 70 civil and criminal appeals in state and federal courts.


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