Apr 24

New Members | Marks Clare & Richards, LLC

We are delighted to announce that the law firm of Marks Clare & Richards, LLC is growing. Within the last year, Raymond R. Aranza and Kristina B. Murphree joined the firm as members. More recently, Ari D. Riekes and Kelli J. Watson, both of whom have been associated with the firm for several years, also became members of the firm.
Omaha Attorney Raymond R. AranzaRaymond R. Aranza practices primarily in the litigation of employment discrimination, public employer/employee matters, labor law, workers’ compensation, and general commercial disputes. His vast experience has placed him in front of various tribunals across the country. Mr. Aranza also has considerable experience with ERISA litigation. He frequently presents at seminars related to litigation of employee benefits and various workplace issues.
Omaha Attorney Kristina B. MurphreeKristina B. Murphree practices primarily in the areas of family and criminal defense. Her family law practice includes divorce, paternity, protection orders, modifications and adoption. Ms. Murphree defends criminal cases in state and federal courts. She is an approved Criminal Justice Act “A” Panel attorney. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Murphree was in private practice and served as Deputy Douglas County Attorney. She has extensive trial and courtroom experience.
Omaha Attorney Ari RiekesAri D. Riekes has a diverse litigation practice including commercial litigation, personal injury, family law, and contractual disputes. In addition, a significant portion of his practice is devoted to representing employees and employers in the areas of employment discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, duty of loyalty issues, and non-compete agreements. Mr. Riekes also represents numerous landlords involving commercial and residential lease agreements and related disputes. He is also a trained mediator.
Omaha Attorney Kelli WatsonKelli J. Watson practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, guardianships and conservatorships, business planning, and real estate. Ms. Watson counsels clients on structuring their estate plans to address their specific needs and objectives, and assists them with various estate planning services, including the preparation of wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney and living wills. She also represents trustees and personal representatives through the post-death administration of trusts and estates. Ms. Watson regularly presents at seminars related to estate planning and administration.