Andy Cockle

Andy Cockle

Andy oversees scheduling, marketing, and client relations for the company. He holds a business degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is a third-generation owner. Over a 30-year span, Andy has guided Cockle’s transition from the letterpress era to the electronic era, in which our proprietary code revolutionized legal brief production and vaulted Cockle to its status as the industry leader in U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate court filings.

Renee Goss

Renee Goss

Renee supervises every step of Cockle’s process to ensure that we produce the best possible briefs for our clients. She manages the entire office – from determining proof and production schedules and communicating with customers to overseeing human resource activities. Prior to joining Cockle in 2006, Renee spent the previous 20 years as a financial auditor at Mutual of Omaha and studied business management at Buena Vista University.

Shari Lockenour
Assistant Office Manager

As our most versatile employee, Shari assists attorneys from the initial stage of the process through filing. She is a corrections specialist, proofreader, and head trainer of new staff at Cockle. Shari has a long working relationship with the U.S. Supreme Court’s clerks.


Tiffany Greene

As the head of our invoicing department, Tiffany knows the intricacies of every step of legal brief production. She prepares client billing and ensures the accuracy of each invoice. Tiffany also finalizes the paperwork Cockle sends to the U.S. Supreme Court and federal circuit courts.

Tiffany is one of our most experienced professionals.

Brian Fisher

Brian L. Fisher
Document Analyst

Brian graduated from Creighton University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Creighton University, where he majored in Philosophy and English.  In addition to assisting our clients with U.S. Supreme Court filings as a Document Analyst, Brian contributes to our nationally-recognized legal blog, The CockleBur.


Sean Bradley
Document Analyst

Sean is a practicing attorney with a Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law. His litigation experience includes personal injury, workers’ compensation, criminal defense, employment law, and public interest advocacy. Sean has developed and conducted clinics to assist pro se litigants represent their own interests in court. In his career, Sean provided legislative testimony and advice in support of major statutory reforms, worked as an administrative law judge, and continues to volunteer his legal services to the indigent and homeless.

Due to his extensive legal experience, Sean is able to assist Cockle clients in navigating the complexities of filing a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court. Additionally, he writes about Supreme Court matters at The CockleBur.

Mathew Planalp

Mathew is an attorney and licensed mediator, holding a Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law and undergraduate degrees in journalism and sports medicine from Colorado State University. Prior to joining the staff at Cockle, he honed his legal writing skills as an attorney and law clerk in both civil and criminal arenas. Named the Colorado State University Feature Writer of the Year, Mathew has cultivated a passion for storytelling and the written word. Additionally, he writes about Supreme Court matters at The CockleBur.


Ann Tosel
Document Analyst

Ann is an attorney with a Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law. She also earned a certificate in International & Comparative Law. In addition to her experience working as a Document Analyst at Cockle, Ann has expertise in international and immigration law, having worked in the government and in the legal education fields.

Amanda Heighes

Amanda has an extensive background in editing and publishing work at Harvard University. She began her career at Harvard working for the Office of the University Marshal which oversees protocol for the University and coordinates international visitors and dignitaries. Amanda then joined the Alumni Association as an editor for the Class Report books produced for annual reunions. In 2000, she became Manager of Internal Publications for the Graduate School of Design, where she worked as editor, copyeditor, and production coordinator for an array of faculty and student publications. She also oversaw the accuracy of the Graduate School of Design graduation materials and the production of the yearly Catalog.