Michael F. Kinney

Practice Areas General practice including but not limited to Litigation in the areas of Aviation, Insurance, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Commericial & Business disputes. Mr Kinney has actively served as a Litigation Mediator since 2008 and was named Best Lawyers' 2012 & 2014 Omaha Arbitration Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers' 2013 Mediation Lawyer of the Year. He is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (2014-Present)
Law School University of Iowa, 1971
with distinction
Undergraduate University University of Iowa, 1968
Professional Affiliations Omaha Bar Association (Executive Council, 1998-2005; President, 2003-04), Nebraska State Bar Association (President, 2009-10), Iowa State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Fellow in Nebraska State Bar Foundation (Board of Directors, 2007-2013), Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers (1996-present; State Chair, 2004-06; Board of Regents, 2011-present), Fellow in International Academy of Trial Lawyers (2004-present; State Chair, 2007-present), Papillion/La Vista School Board (1979-85), Bellevue School Board (2013-present), eleven years on the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission (1986-97), the national Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) (1989-95; serving on the Executive Committee for three years), and CASA (2000-present).
Additional Information Mr. Kinney also served as a Director on the Board of the Nebraska Lions Eye Bank (2003-2009), and as a member of the Bellevue Housing Authority (2005-2013) and currently serves as a member of the Nebraska Board of Mental Health Practice (2004-present), and the Sarpy County Safe Policy Board (2012-present). He has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is licensed to practice in Nebraska and Iowa. He started at the firm in 1971 as an associate and has been a partner since 1976. Mr. Kinney is currently listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the practice fields of Arbitration, Mediation, Bet-the-Company litigation, Commercial, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Products Liability litigation.
Michael F. Kinney
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