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Luke J. Klinker

Luke J. Klinker

Partner
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5248 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Luke focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation. He represents a broad range of clients, including banks, commercial property managers, research firms, insurance companies, and individuals. He has handled a variety of matters, including contract disputes, collection actions, bankruptcy litigation, and family law matters.

Luke's experience includes the successful representation of clients in bench trials, jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations, as well as successful argument before the Nebraska Court of Appeals and experience in federal civil litigation matters and bankruptcy matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banking, Finance & Commercial
  • Appellate Practice
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Insurance Defense and Self-Insured Litigation.
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business & Corporate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2006

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2006
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, Student Articles Editor, 2005 - 2006
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Major: English and History

Published Works

  • Hill v. Scott: The Eighth Circuit Upholds the Basic Principles of the Objective Reasonableness Standard In a Case of Mistaken Identity Arrest, 38 Creighton Law Review 691, 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Omaha Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Voices for Children - Annual Gala Committee Member, 2008 - 2009
  • The Literacy Center (formerly The Literacy Center of the Midlands) - Volunteer Adult Basic Education Reading Tutor (2007, 2010)
  • Law Explorer Post - Instructor/Mentor
  • Project Harmony - "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Celebration Fundraiser Co-Chair
  • Omaha Public Schools - Careers for Kids Job Shadow Program Participant

Luke Klinker

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5248

Practice Areas

Admitted

2006

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Creighton University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006

COLLEGE: Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.A., English and History, 2003

Luke focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation. He represents a broad range of clients, including banks, commercial property managers, research firms, insurance companies, and individuals. He has handled a variety of matters, including contract disputes, collection actions, bankruptcy litigation, and family law matters.

Luke's experience includes the successful representation of clients in bench trials, jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations, as well as successful argument before the Nebraska Court of Appeals and experience in federal civil litigation matters and bankruptcy matters.

In addition to his civil practice, Mr. Klinker also practices criminal defense on a regular basis. Mr. Klinker has experience in criminal defense at the state court level, having represented clients in felony, misdemeanor, and infraction cases, with a focus on the defense of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) matters.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (Civil Litigation), 2013 - 2016

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2006
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 2006
  • Omaha Bar Association, 2006

Presentations and Publications

  • "Hill v. Scott: The Eighth Circuit Upholds the Basic Principles of the Objective Reasonableness Standard In a Case of Mistaken Identity Arrest," 38 Creighton Law Review 691 (2005)

Legal Experience

Other

  • Voices for Children - Annual Gala Committee Member (2008-2009)
  • The Literacy Center (formerly The Literacy Center of the Midlands) - Volunteer Adult Basic Education Reading Tutor (2007, 2010)
  • Law Explorer Post - Instructor/Mentor
  • Project Harmony - "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Celebration Fundraiser Co-Chair (2011)
  • Omaha Public Schools - Careers for Kids Job Shadow Program Participant (2011)
  • Student Articles Editor, Creighton Law Review, 2005-2006

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