Omaha, Neb. – Melany O’Brien, J.D., a respected partner at Hauptman, O’Brien, Wolf, & Lathrop, P.C., has been named to the distinguished Board of Directors for the Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA). While the firm has partnered with the WCA for many years to provide “rides to safety” for clients needing transportation to WCA offices and to shelters and other safer places, Ms. O’Brien’s new appointment to the board offers a unique opportunity to focus her expertise on the mission of the organization. She is a strong advocate for women and is passionate about assisting them and their families on a path towards strength, growth, and self-sufficiency. Ms. O’Brien has experience aggressively fighting for justice for her clients and the firm is excited knowing she will do the same for the Women’s Center for Advancement. Her tenacious work with the board will help women build strong and safe families through education, support and council. Hauptman, O’Brien, Wolf, and Lathrop, P.C. applauds Melany O’Brien on her appointment as she continues to build a safer tomorrow for the families of Omaha.
Hauptman, O’Brien, Wolf & Lathrop, a law practice headquartered in Omaha, Neb., founded the Hauptman, O’Brien Community Foundation. Its practice areas focus on personal injury claims. The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of and improve community safety through programs like Safe Ride Home and Safe Ride for domestic violence victims.
Women’s Center for Advancement offers a wide array of services to women and families, including career services and domestic violence and sexual assault counseling and education. Its domestic violence and sexual assault programs provide direct service to more than 16,000 people in the Omaha metropolitan area each year.