Tanya J. Hansen

Tanya Hansen specializes in the trial of civil lawsuits.

Tanya’s practice encompasses a broad array of litigation, including:

  • insurance coverage litigation;
  • premises liability;
  • automobile accidents;
  • products liability; and
  • employment litigation;

Tanya was awarded Grand Island Young Professionals' Outstanding Young Professional of 2007 and was the 2009 recipient of the Grand Island YWCA's Young Woman of Achievement.

She is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association.  In 2012, she was appointed by the Nebraska Supreme Court to the Nebraska State Bar Commission. Ms. Hansen is the Secretary of the Nebraska State Bar Association Labor Relations & Employment Section.


  • J.D. with distinction, University of Iowa - 2005
  • MA Political Science,  University of Iowa, 2003
  • BA, Wichita State University, 2001, Magna Cum Laude, Political Science and International Business, Minors in Economics and Management,


  • Nebraska
  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


  • Nebraska State  Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys 
  • American Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management


  • ServeNebraska Commission
  • Hope Harbor, Board Member
  • Past Associations – Heartland United Way, CHI Saint Francis Hospital Foundation, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, Association for Child Abuse Prevention, Grand Island YWCA, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and Connecting Young Nebraskans.