Joel Bacon

Partner

jbacon@keatinglaw.com

Jessica Morton

Assistant

jmorton@keatinglaw.com

Practice Areas

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Business Law

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Estate Planning and Probate

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Employment Law

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Real Estate Law

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Appellate Litigation

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Commercial Litigation

Bio

Joel Bacon graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law and after serving as judicial law clerk to the Honorable William M. Connolly of the Nebraska Supreme Court, joined the firm and built a practice in business law, estate planning and probate, employment law, appellate litigation, and commercial litigation. Joel has helped secure several successful outcomes for his clients, including Gage Cty. v. Employers Mut. Cas. Co., 937 N.W.2d 863 (2020), Valley Boys, Inc. v. Am. Family Ins. Co., 947 N.W.2d 856 (Neb. 2020), Latzel v. Bartek, 846 N.W.2d 153 (Neb. 2014), and Howsden v. Roper’s Real Estate Co., 805 N.W.2d 640 (Neb. 2011).

Joel also served as adjunct professor of Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research at the University of Nebraska College of Law from 2005 until 2024.

Education

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University of Nebraska College of Law, JD with high distinction, Order of the Coif

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Luther College, Decorah IA, BA magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

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Nebraska Supreme Court

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U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska