Richard Calkins


Richard (“Rick”) Calkins started his law career in 1979 with a law firm in Omaha, Nebraska. After practicing in Omaha for thirteen years Rick moved to Alma in 1992 and started Calkins Law Office. Rick has continuously practiced law in Alma and in 2022 he joined DeWald Deaver L’Heureux. Rick primarily practices in the areas of real estate development and transactions and has a state- wide criminal defense practice. Rick is married and has three children and four grandchildren. Rick enjoys spending time with family and friends and appreciates the lifestyle and amenities of practicing law in a small town.


  • University of Nebraska | B.A. – 1976
  • University of Creighton Law School | J.D. (Law)​ – 1979


  • Nebraska Supreme Court – 1979
  • US District Court, District of Nebraska – 1979


  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration (Probate)
  • Business/Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation (Trials and Appeals)
  • Personal Injury
  • Municipal Law