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. He is a certified mediator and a graduate of the Litigation Management Institute. He is also a member of the Rapid Response Team at Engles, Ketcham, Olson and Keith. Mr. Olson has an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard.

An Alternate Member of the Nominating Commission for the Nebraska Court of Appeals, Mr. Olson is also the Nebraska Co-Chair of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and a fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Association. He is a Member of the Defense Research Institute, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Transportation Lawyers Association and International Association of Defense Counsel, as well as the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Defense Counsel Association of Nebraska and Nebraska Inns of Court.

Practice Areas

General Liability/Insurance Defense

  • Insurance Defense
  • General Liability
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Professional Liability

Specialty Areas

  • Transportation
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Commercial Automobile
  • Automobile
  • Product Liability
Admittance
  • Nebraska and Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • University of Nebraska, B.A.
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D.

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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

Senior partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice, Jason Kidd has extensive experience working with employers, insurers and third-party administrators to resolve issues in all aspects of Workers' Compensation 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

A partner in the firm’s civil litigation group, Michael Moran routinely handles high-exposure litigation involving insurance, transportation and employment matters. He practices at all levels of state and federal courts. In addition, Mr. Moran is a member of the Engles, Ketcham Olson & Keith Rapid Response Team – coordinating with a nationwide network of investigative professionals to assist clients in mitigating large-loss scenarios. He also assists clients with mediation, arbitration, trial and appellate advocacy.

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