Jason A. Kidd


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. He has presented numerous seminars and training sessions for his clients. Mr. Kidd is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard.

In addition, Mr. Kidd serves on the Executive Board for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Nebraska Bar Association. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. In addition, Mr. Kidd has volunteered to serve on the Finance Council at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and the Millard United Sports baseball board. Much of his free time is spent with his wife and children, who keep him busy with activities at home, school and throughout the state.

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Practice Areas

Specialty Areas

  • Banking and Finance

Insurance Coverage

  • Bad Faith

Workers’ Compensation

  • Federal Workers’ Compensation
  • Workers’ Compensation appeals
  • Workers’ Compensation defense
  • Workers’ Compensation mediation
  • Workers’ Compensation self-insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation subrogation
  • Nebraska and Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D.


Albert M. Engles


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


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


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


Litigation and mediation are Rob’s passions.  Trying cases to juries and resolving disputes as a mediator in civil rights, construction, employment, and a wide variety of negligence-based claims gives him a unique perspective for all clients he represents or parties he helps resolve disputes.

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Karen Bailey


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


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


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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Justin K. Burroughs


A valued member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team, Justin Burroughs specializes in the Workers’ Compensation appeals and mediation.

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Garrett Lutovsky


With a practice focused primarily on Workers’ Compensation, Garrett Lutovsky provides aggressive defense for employers, insurers and third-party administrators.

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Kristina (Pfeifer) Kamler


Kristina Kamler practices insurance coverage and defense litigation across all lines – concentrating on construction defect, transportation, contract disputes, and Medicare/Medicaid.

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L. Paige (Purdy) Hall


Paige Hall is a member of the firm’s civil litigation group, with a diversified practice including insurance defense, restaurant and retail industry defense, products liability, insurance coverage and appellate work.   She is well-versed in assisting clients with litigated matters from pre-litigation evaluation through the appellate process.

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Caitlin R. Kilburg


Caitlin Kilburg has dedicated her entire legal career to defending employers and insurance companies against workers’ compensation claims. As such, Ms. Kilburg has extensive experience working with employers, insurers, third-party administrators, and professional employer organizations to resolve issues in all aspects of workers’ compensation in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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Kathryn R. Johnson


 For over a decade, Kathryn has been a leader in the Iowa workers’ compensation field. She began her career in workers’ compensation clerking for the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner and was awarded a scholarship from the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee. Since that time, she has represented clients from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and has successfully navigated all stages of litigation and appeal.

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