Adam R. Little

Adam Little, AttorneyAdam R. Little grew up on a small farm in rural North Dakota, where he honed a strong work ethic and a down-to-earth attitude. Adam received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biotechnology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND in 2008. Adam remains an avid supporter of the NDSU Bison.

After graduating from NDSU, Adam relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska to attend law school at the University of Nebraska College of Law.  Adam received his Juris Doctorate Degree in 2012, and completed a Program of Concentrated Studies in both Intellectual Property and Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications law.  While in law school, Adam was involved in the Student Bar Association, was a founding member of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association, and competed in the Grether Moot Court and Allen Moot Court competitions, as well as the ABA Mediation, Client Counseling, and Arbitration competitions.  Adam was also a member of the UNL National Moot Court Team, reaching the regional semi-finals, and the UNL Space Law Moot Court Team, which finished as national semi-finalists.

Adam joined the firm as a clerk in November 2012, and was hired as an associate in January 2013.  He is licensed to practice in both North Dakota and Nebraska, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. Adam’s expertise in cyber law and technology issues carries over into his practice, as well as his knowledge and experience in agriculture.  Adam focuses his practice on matters involving family law and has a passion for civil appellate litigation.

Adam is very close with his grandfather Richard Little, who resides in North Dakota, and he frequently travels back home to visit family.  Adam is known for his sense of humor around the office and his extensive array of colorful socks to match any occasion.  In his spare time, Adam is an avid baseball fan, enjoys golfing in the summer and snowboarding in the winter, and spending time outdoors, especially on the family farm.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • 0% Family Law
  • 20% Civil Appellate
  • 10% Internet and Cyber Law

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court, national semi-finalist team, 2012
  • UNL National Moot Court Team, regional semi-finalist team, 2011
  • Allen Moot Court runner-up team, 2011
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, European Community Law, 2011
  • ABA Representation in Mediation, regional runner-up team, 2011
  • Grether Moot Court winning team, top oral advocate, 2010

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • UNL Young Alumni Academy, 2013 – 2014
  • Lincoln Bar Association, 2013 – Present
    • Barrister’s Chair, 2014
    • Board Member, 2014 – Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member, 2013 – Present
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, Member, 2012 – Present
  • American Bar Association, 2008 – Present
    •  Governor, Law Student Division 8th Circuit, 2011 – 2012

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Presenter on recent updates in family law, UNL Annual Institute on the Survey of Nebraska Law, Nebraska College of Law, 2014

CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES

  • Family Law Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1996
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1991

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • North Dakota, 2012
  • Nebraska, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2013

EDUCATION

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D., 2012
    • Concentration in Intellectual Property Law
    • Concentration in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota
    • B.S. Biotechnology, 2008
    • Minors: Chemistry, Microbiology
    • B.A. Political Science, 2008
    • Minors: Spanish, Criminal Justice