Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2006; re-elected 2010

Born Oct. 28, 1969, in Omaha.

Education: Graduate of Omaha Central High School, 1988; University of Virginia, (B.A. in government), 1992; University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D.), 1997; University of Nebraska-Omaha College of Business (M.B.A.), 2005.

Family: Married Lori Mueller, Sept. 17, 2004; two sons.

Occupation: Attorney.

Former: Criminal prosecutor, city of Omaha; vice-president, PBC, Inc.

Member: Board of the Nebraska Crime Commission (appointed by Governor Mike Johanns); board of trustees, S.I.D. 337; Boy Scouts of America, unit commissioner; Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Midlands; Omaha Jaycees; Omaha Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Council; Rotary Club.

Read the Unicameral Update’s feature article on Sen. Pirsch.