ABOUT Steven J. Riekes

Steven Riekes has served in numerous civic, educational, and religious organizations, both local and national. He currently serves as a director and is a past president of the Housing and Development Law Institute, headquartered in Washington, D.C. Author: "Is the Law Causing Charities to Drown Because Their Endowment Funds Are Now 'Under Water'?" 43 Creighton Law Review 529, February, 2010; "Charitable Contributions to Public Housing Authorities," The Counselor, March 31, 2006; "More on Rooftop Leasing," The Counselor, December 1, 2004; "Territorial Restrictions in Covenants-Not-To-Compete in Nebraska, Part II," 35 Creighton Law Review 23, December, 2001; A principal drafter of the Nebraska Housing Agency Act, LB 105, 1999; "Dead or Alive? Territorial Restrictions in Covenants-Not-To-Compete in Nebraska," 33 Creighton Law Review 175, December, 1999; "Nebraska Joinder Statutes Need to be Modernized," 31 Creighton Law Review 667, December, 1997; "Legal implications and Initiatives for Resident Self Sufficiency," HDLI, October, 1997; A principal drafter of the Model Housing Agency Act commissioned by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, October, 1997; "The Verdict: Why LHAs Can Be Liable for Criminals' Acts," Journal of Housing, November/December, 1994; "Due Process of Law-HUD versus the PHA," HDLI, Baltimore, Maryland, October, 1994; "Evicting Public Housing Tenants Involved in Drugs and Crime"-"the Federal Role," HDLI, March, 1990; "Affirmative Action Alternatives in Public Construction Contracts for Housing Authorities," HDLI, July, 1989; "Housing Authorities as Creatures of State Law-a Comparative Study," Housing and Development Law Institute (HDLI), New Orleans, Louisiana, October, 1987; Extensive testimony before the Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, on 2084, a bill to amend the Small Business Act to make loans to small business concerns, May, 1984. Awards and certifications: Completed the 30 hour mediation training program sponsored by the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution and the 30 hour Family Mediation training Program sponsored by the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution for Parenting Act mediation. Louisiana Housing Council and the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials in appreciation for drafting the Louisiana Model Housing Act, September, 1997.

View More

Areas of LAW

  • Accident
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bus Accident
  • Car Accident
  • Child Custody
  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce
  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • Immigration
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Military Divorce
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Paternity
  • Personal Injury
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Truck Accident
  • Workers' Compensation

Contact Us

    Please prove you are human by selecting the cup.