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Representing Local and National Clients

Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith is one of the leading firms representing local, regional and national clients throughout the Midwest. While we understand that relatively few cases go to trial, we’re tenacious and strategic litigators – with rich trial experience that enables us to secure optimal outcomes. We welcome the opportunity to demonstrate why we’re the best choice to provide you with specialized legal expertise that is specific to your business, your industry and your needs.

Areas of Practice

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General Liability

The potential for exposure is vast. So are the capabilities, experiences and expertise of Engles, Ketcham attorneys. From commercial and private property to automobile, personal insurance and product liability, we have vigorously and successfully defended for damages.

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Specialty Areas

Increasing tendency toward litigiousness is especially apparent in such areas as professional liability, transportation, construction, employment and banking and finance. The attorneys of Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith provide successful representation to mitigate risk through prevention and avoidance of loss, dispute resolution and a proven ability to prevail in litigation.

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Insurance Litigation

Because it’s the only kind of work we do, Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith brings strong insurance defense work that is both process and outcome driven. Our experience extends to insurance claim and coverage issues, bad faith, fraud and subrogation at every level of state and federal courts.

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Workers’ Compensation

Understanding and analyzing a worker’s illness or injury claim is critical to our ability to defend employers’ rights. Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith successfully addresses the full spectrum of Workers’ Compensation claims.

The Best Relationships Begin With the Best People

Ultimately, clients hire attorneys, not law firms. Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith attorneys are consistently considered among the best by clients. Their specializations and proven performance in and outside the courtroom have helped to build established reputations. They also understand the importance of building trust, integrity and a genuine rapport that is at the foundation of the enduring relationships we continue to enjoy with our clients.

Albert M. Engles

Partner

With more than 30 years of practice, Bert Engles brings a wealth of experience to all types of litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury, commercial litigation and products liability.

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Dan H. Ketcham

Partner

In his nearly 30 years experience, Dan Ketcham has litigated a wide array of civil and commercial cases, including complex cases of professional negligence, product liability and catastrophic injury.

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Stephen G. Olson, II

Partner

Having litigated or arbitrated in excess of 70 cases and mediated more than 300 cases, Steve Olson is a trusted and experienced insurance defense attorney with nearly 30 years of experience.

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Robert S. Keith

Partner

Rob Keith litigates in the areas of insurance defense, product liability, construction law and all other areas of commercial and civil litigation. He’s admitted to the bar in Nebraska, the U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals.

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Karen Bailey

Partner

A proven litigator, with extensive experience working both within insurance companies and as outside counsel, Karen (Weinhold) Bailey brings a unique perspective to her insurance defense practice.

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Jason A. Kidd

Partner

Working with employers, insurers and third-party administrators, Jason Kidd is a highly sought-after Workers’ Compensation attorney. He helps to lead the firm’s practice in this area in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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L. Tyler Laflin

Partner

Arguing cases before the Iowa and Nebraska Supreme Courts, Tyler Laflin is a leading Workers' Compensation attorney handling all aspects of litigation in the Midwest.

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Michael Moran

Partner

Routinely handling high-exposure litigation, Michael Moran practices at all levels of state and federal courts and is a member of the firm’s Rapid Response Team targeting large-loss scenarios.

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