Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford Welcomes Kelley Baker to Educational Law Team

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Law firm adds well-known area lawyer to team, is confident he will be an asset as the firm expands.

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He is well known in the area as a good school lawyer, and we think he can add to the high quality of service we continually provide our clients.

Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O. announced at the beginning of April that a new lawyer has joined the firm. Kelley Baker began work this week, and will be focusing on educational law, an area in which he has nearly four decades of legal experience.

“The firm is very excited to have Kelley be a part of the school law team,” James B. Gessford, a partner at the firm, said. “He is well known in the area as a good school lawyer, and we think he can add to the high quality of service we continually provide our clients.”

The firm, which was founded in 1920 by former District Court Judge E.B. Perry, offers services to clients in the areas of mediation, family law, estate law, personal injury law and educational law. It represents school districts of all sizes, addressing topics such as public and private financing, school construction, intellectual property rights, redistricting, employee retirement, labor relations and collective bargaining, school board policies, Title IX compliance, special education due process, and constitutional rights.

Among its lawyers, Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O. has more combined experience in educational law than any other law firm in the state of Nebraska.

Baker has represented school districts and educational institutions throughout the state on numerous occasions, and will continue to practice primarily in those contexts.

Gessford said the firm is excited to see how having Baker on the team will help its growth. “Clients will benefit from Kelley’s extensive knowledge in this particular niche of law,” he explained, “and as the firm itself grows and expands its areas of practice, Kelley will be a big asset to the team in order to help the firm cover all its bases and meet client expectations.”

Baker said he is looking forward to continuing his work with school board members and administrators, and is “excited to begin this new chapter.”

About Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O.

Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O, . has been providing legal services since 1920 to individuals, political subdivisions and businesses. The firm can assist with divorce cases, estates, probate, banking, commercial litigation, school law and more. As a small firm, Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O. is able to work together with clients as a team. To learn more, visit http://www.perrylawfirm.com.

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