530 S 13th St. Suite 100

Lincoln, NE 68508

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402-475-8230

Call us today

402-475-8230

JOEL D. NELSON, Partner

PHONE: 402-475-8230
TOLL-FREE: 888-234-0621
FAX: 402-475-8328
EMAIL: jdn@keatinglaw.com
ASSISTANT EMAIL: jrutt@keatinglaw.com

 

Practice Areas

Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Car & Auto Accident
Workers’ Compensation
Business Law
Civil Litigation

About Joel

Joel Nelson graduated from the Nebraska College of Law in 1997 and went on to serve as a staff attorney with Legal Services of Southeast Nebraska and then as judicial clerk to the Honorable Richard D. Sievers of the Nebraska Court of Appeals. Mr. Nelson joined the firm in 1999 where his practice centers on personal injury, workers’ compensation, insurance defense, and other civil litigation. He brings and defends cases for clients across Nebraska. His experience includes over 30 jury trials, over 50 workers’ compensation trials, and 6 arguments to the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Mr. Nelson is experienced in handling third-party negligence claims arising from work injuries, and insurance coverage disputes. His achievements include a $1.6 million dollar judgment in an insurance dispute arising from a serious personal injury.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1997 J.D.
  • Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1994 B.A. English

Professional Memberships

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Explore Our Practice Areas

Whether we are assisting a client with a settlement or taking a case to trial, we have the same standard of excellence for every matter we address

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice
Car & Auto Accident
Products Liability
Serious Personal Injury
Professional Liability

Business Law

Divestitures
Business Transactions
Civil Litigation
Commercial Law
Commercial Litigation
Creditor’s Rights
Intellectual Property
Mergers
Tax Law

Estate Planning

Business Succession Planning
Probate
Trusts
Wills

Workers Compensation

Fraudulent Claims
Compensation Disputes

Insurance Defense

Negotiation
Arbitration
Mediation

Labor Law

Wrongful Termination
Retirement
Health Insurance
Wage Rates
Labor Relations

Family Law & Divorce

Child Custody
Domestic Relations
Guardianship, Conservatorship
Juvenile Court
Marriage Dissolutions

Real Estate Law

Commercial
Mediation, Arbitration, & Litigation
Titles, Contracts, & Leases
Residential

Mediation

Alternate Dispute Resolution

Let us Help You Get Your Life Back to Normal

When you are dealing with a tragedy, you need a team of supporters who care about you and will stick by you all the way to the finish. Our attorneys are courtroom tested and have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients either through cases won, or cases settled. We have a seventy-five year track record of success, and we would love to put our experience to work for you.

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Keating O'Gara Law

Phone: 402-475-8230
Toll Free: 888-234-0621
Fax: 402-475-8328

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