Elise White was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, graduating in 2003 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, graduating with Honors, Distinction, and in the top 3% of her class.  She attended the University of Nebraska College of Law, graduating in 2006 with her Juris Doctorate, with an emphasis in civil litigation.
Elise is a member in good standing of the Nebraska Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Lincoln Bar Association, as well as a fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation and is a master of the bar member of the Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court. She has published articles in the Nebraska Lawyer Magazine on juvenile court and family law issues, and has presented at various legal conferences on family law, juvenile law and elder law issues. She is a past president of the Nebraska Lawyers Trust Account Foundation and currently serves as the alternate chairperson on the Lancaster County Mental Health Board.  Elise is also a certified mediator and an approved parenting act mediator as well as specialized alternative dispute mediator and a member of the Nebraska Mediation Association. 
Elise is also an active member of the Lincoln South Rotary Club, where she served as president from 2011-2012.  She is a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church where she has served on Church Council and Staff/Parish Relations committee.   She is also a member of Chapter EE of Nebraska PEO.  In the past, she has served on the board of directors of the Northeast Family Center, and has worked with the Lancaster County Attorney's office, the Cooper YMCA, and the Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center.
When away from the office, Elise enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, scuba diving, and cheering on the Cornhuskers. 


Dayna L. Langdon was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended the University of Kansas, graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree, before being accepted into their Advanced Standing Master’s of Social Work program. Through the program, she was awarded a fellowship at KUMC’s Center for Child Health and Development, where she worked before completing her MSW in 2012. After graduation, she spent a number of years working with the child welfare system in Kansas before returning to Nebraska for law school. 

Dayna received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2018. While there, she was the Executive President of the Student Bar Association, 2L Class President and the Dean of Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity. She clerked for the Seward County Attorney’s Office and was an Extern for The Office of Dispute Resolution. During her third year, she was in both the Criminal and Civil Clinic, and participated in the Family Law Practice Seminar. She is also a Court-Approved Parenting Act Mediator in the state of Nebraska. 

Dayna began clerking for the White Law Office, P.C., L.L.O., in 2018, before being admitted into the U.S. District Court of Nebraska and the Nebraska State Bar in 2019. Dayna is currently an Associate Attorney with White Law, focusing her practice on family and juvenile law.


Kathryn Olson is "Of Counsel" with White Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.  In addition to her private practice, she also teaches at the University of Nebraska College of Law and is the Assistant Director of the Center on Children, Families, and the Law.
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