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Joseph K. Meusey

Joseph K. Meusey

Of Counsel
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5231
402-913-3670
800-652-9490
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Defense and Self-Insured Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Appellate Practice.

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1965
  • Iowa, 1965
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1965
  • Buena Vista College
    • B.A. - 1963

Classes/Seminars

  • Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Lecturer
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Lecturer
  • Guest Lecturer in Trial Practice, Creighton University School of Law, 1982 - 1989
  • Instructor, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 1980 - 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers' "Omaha Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Best Lawyers' 2009 Omaha Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year
  • Listed in all editions of The Best Lawyers in America in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants sections
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers
  • Listed in Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2009
  • Listed in Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2012
  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1982
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers (1986-Present)
  • Listed in all editions of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Litigation: General Commercial) (peer review)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Mentoring Committee, 1965
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1965
  • Omaha Bar Association, President, 1989
  • Omaha Bar Association, Medical/Legal Committee
  • International Society of Barristers, Board of Governors, 1993 - 1999
  • TAGLaw International Association, Litigation Section, Co-Chair, 2000
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel, Member
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Past President, 1984
  • Defense Research Institute, Member, 1980 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow, 1986 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Volunteer Faculty
  • Creche Home for Children - Advisory Board, 1970 - 1974
  • Countryside Community Church - BOCO Board, 1998 - 2000
  • Countryside Community Church, Board of Trustees, 2007 - Present
  • Happy Hollow Country Club - Board of Directors, 1992 - 1995
  • Happy Hollow Country Club, President, 1995

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

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Position: Of Counsel

Email
402-978-5231

Practice Areas

Admitted

1992

  • U.S. Claims Court

1972

  • U.S. Supreme Court

1965

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

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Iowa, J.D., 1965

COLLEGE: Buena Vista College, B.A., 1963

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Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named Best Lawyers' "Omaha Best Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year" for 2014
  • Named Best Lawyers' "Omaha Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year" for 2012
  • Named Best Lawyers' 2009 Omaha Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year
  • Listed in  The Best Lawyers in America in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (peer nominations)
  • Listed in all editions of Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers (Litigation: General Commercial) (peer review)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2007-2009, 2011-2013 in the practice areas of Business Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense, and Personal Injury Defense: General

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1965
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1965, Mentoring Committee
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1965, President (1989), Medical/Legal Committee
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow (1982)
  • International Society of Barristers - Fellow (1986-present) and Board of Governors (1993-1999)
  • TAGLaw International Association - Co-Chair, Litigation Section (2000)
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel - Member
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys - Past President (1984)
  • Defense Research Institute - Member (1980-present)

Presentations and Publications

  • Creighton University School of Law, Guest Lecturer in Trial Practice (1982-1989)
  • Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, lecturer
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, lecturer

Other

  • Phi Delta Phi - Member
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine - Instructor (1980-2000), Volunteer Faculty
  • Creche Home for Children - Advisory Board (1970-1974)
  • Countryside Community Church - BOCO Board (1998-2000); Board of Trustees (2006-present)
  • Happy Hollow Country Club - Board of Directors (1992-1995); President (1995)

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