BART DILLASHAW

Bart has spent his entire career working with entrepreneurs and investors and helping them with their transactions. 

Bart started off working in the Palo Alto, California office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a prominent Silicon Valley law firm, where he worked with venture capital firms, public technology companies, and new venture-backed start-ups.  

In 2010, Bart and his family moved to Lincoln, Nebraska and since that time, Bart has been actively engaged in the angel and venture capital community there.  

Bart is the President of the Nebraska Angels. In addition, Bart is a mentor for the Pipeline entrepreneurship program and the NMotion and Straight Shot accelerators, and he is also a member of the advisory board of the Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of Nebraska College of Law. 

Bart has spoken at numerous events on angel investing, including at the Angel Capital Association's annual summit and the South By Southwest Interactive Festival, and guest lectured on various start-up related legal topics at the University of Nebraska College of Law.  Bart also serves as the 2016 Chair of the Securities Division of the Nebraska State Bar Association. 

Bart was selected as one of the Midlands Business Journal's 2014 class of "40 Under 40", he was a nominee for Service Provider of the Year at the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Silicon Prairie News Awards and won the award in 2015, and he was selected as "Best Service Provider" by the 2013 NMotion class. 


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GRANT MAYNARD

Grant is the newest member of the Dillashaw, LLC team and brings his unique perspectives as an MBA graduate and entrepreneur to the practice. 

While enrolled in the University of Nebraska's JD/MBA joint degree program, Grant successfully started and operated a number of small ecommerce ventures focused on things as varied as selling sweaters, designing custom sportswear, and producing wooden prescription eyewear. 

After law school, Grant began his career at the Lincoln office of Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, a premier Nebraska firm, where he specialized in corporate transactions, securities, and real estate development, acquisition, and leasing.

Grant continues to serve the business communities and aspiring entrepreneurs through his roles as an adjunct instructor at multiple universities and by presenting on legal topics at entrepreneur-focused events, including the Big Omaha conference. 

Grant also blogs at: http://www.grantmaynard.com/blog/the-skeleton-lawyer