Nebraska Capitol photos by John Nollendorfs,

Larry L. Ruth

Larry L. Ruth is retired from Mueller Robak LLC and was a co-founder of the firm. Mr. Ruth became engaged in the practice of lobbying in 1974 and joined with William J. Mueller in their lobbying practice until he retired in 2009. Larry and Pat Ruth have three married children who are in various positions of education and service.



  • George Washington University Law School, Juris Doctor, 1970
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts with Honors, 1967

Admitted to Practice Law:

  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1976
  • U. S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1970
  • Nebraska Supreme Court, 1970

Professional Affiliations:

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
    • Legislative Counsel, 1974-84
    • Committee on Government Practice (Former Chair)
    • Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Law (Former Chair)
  • Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Nebraska Elector, Electoral College
  • Commissioner (Chair), Nebraska Uniform Law Commission
  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Various Alumni Awards from Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Civic Involvement:

  • Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (Director)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University Board of Governors (former Chair)
  • NEBRASKAland Foundation Board of Directors (Chair)
  • Ten Thousand Villages Lincoln Board of Directors
  • Aldersgate United Methodist Church
  • Johanns for Senate Committee (Treasurer)
  • Honorary Consul, Republic of Estonia