Kent E. Florom


Kent joined the firm in 2011, shortly after leaving his 19 year service on the bench. Before taking the bench in 1991, Kent a life-long North Platte resident, began his practice here in 1982. In 1983 he became a partner in the firm of Ruff & Florom. His practice is primarily in trial practice, focusing on criminal law, juvenile law, family law, guardianship/conservatorship, probate, general practice and all types of general civil litigation. Since his return to private practice as a qualified expert witness in probate Cases in Nebraska.


  • Juris Doctor, Creighton University, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, Kearney State College, 1979

Bar Admissions

  • State of Nebraska
  • United States District Court, District of Nebraska

Bar/Professional Activities

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Lincoln County Bar Association
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association
  • Central Mediation Board of Directors

Special Distinctions

  • Lincoln County Public Defender, 1983-1991
  • County Judge, 11 th Judicial District of Nebraska, 1991-2010
  • Past President, Nebraska County Judges Association

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Juvenile Law
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Probate
  • General Practice

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