Christopher "Spike" Eickholt is an attorney in private practice who was hired as the Lobbyist for the ACLU of Nebraska in the fall of 2015. Spike attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln and the University of Nebraska College of Law. While in law school Spike worked as a law clerk at ACLU Nebraska. Upon graduation Spike worked as an attorney at Legal Aid of Nebraska and then as Legal Counsel for the Nebraska Legislature's Judiciary Committee under then-chair Senator Kermit Brashear. In 2003 Spike accepted a position as a Deputy Lancaster County Public Defender and as a trial attorney represented indigent defendants in hundreds of criminal cases. He is presently an attorney with Brennan & Nielsen Law Offices practicing as a trial attorney and working in government relations. Spike enjoys politics, current events, hunting and fishing, running and resides in Lincoln with his wife Anna and their two children.