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Legal Fellow

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Grant joined the team in 2021 as a part-time law clerk and began as a full-time staff member two years later. As legal fellow, he supports our statewide legal program through research, analysis, intake and more.

During his time at the ACLU of Nebraska, Grant has supported litigation needs across a variety of issue areas, testified on bills before the Nebraska Legislature, and organized name change clinics for LGBTQ+ Nebraskans. He has also been a regular volunteer with the Tenant Assistance Project, providing free legal services to Nebraskans facing evictions.

Grant double majored in English Literature and Political Science at Belmont University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in both. His law degree is from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). His previous work experience includes time at UNL’s Schmid Law Library, Legal Aid of Nebraska, and the U.S. Senate as a senate page. He also served for a year and a half as executive editor of Nebraska Law Review.

Fun Fact: Grant is a black belt in TaeKwonDo!