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MEMBER PROFILE: Michael F. Kinney

Nebraska mediator Michael  Kinney
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Michael F. Kinney
Cassem, Tierney, Adams, Gotch & Douglas PC
9290 West Dodge Road, Suite 302
Omaha, NE 68114

Tel: (402) 390-0300
Fax: (402) 390-9676
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Calendar Last Updated: 15 Nov 18


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ADR Services:
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Michael F. Kinney has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Full time litigator 1971-2014

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (1996-present; State Chair, 2004-06; Board of Regents, 2011-2015)

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers (2004-present; State Chair, 2007-present)

Best's Lawyer of the year (Mediation-Omaha 2013)

Best's Lawyer of the year (Arbitration-Omaha 2012, 2014)

Included in Best's Lawyers in America in 9 categories (2018) (Arbitration, Bet-The-Company, Commercial, Mediation, Medical Malpractice (defendants), Personal Injury (defendants), Personal Injury (plaintiffs), Product Liability (defendants), Product Liability (plaintiffs)


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  • University of Iowa, B.S. in psychology (1968);
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (1971), with distinction


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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Omaha Bar Association (Executive Council, 1998-2005; President, 2003-04)

Nebraska State Bar Association (Executive Committee, 2006-11; President, 2009-10),

Iowa State Bar Association and American Bar Association

Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation (Board of Directors 2007-2014)

Papillion/LaVista School Board (1979-1985)

Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission (1986-1997)

Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) (1989-1995; served on the Executive Committee for three years)

Board of Directors of Fontenelle Forest  Association (1993-1995)

CASA (2000-2012)

Nebraska Eye Bank Board of Directors (2003-2009)

Nebraska Board of Mental Health Practice (2004-2014)

Bellevue Housing Authority (2005-2014)

Lift Up Sarpy County Board of Directors (2012-present)

Bellevue School Board (2013-2016)


Rates: $325 / hour (prep, travel and mediation time). No administrative fees. No cancelation fees.
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