Ms. Bailey has a unique perspective on defense of insurance claims, due to her prior experience working for an insurance company. With her experience both within the insurance company and as outside counsel, Karen Bailey brings special insight to her practice of insurance defense. A proven litigator, she represents insurers and insureds in a variety of areas. In addition, she is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard.
Ms. Bailey is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association and the Iowa-Nebraska International Association of Special Investigation Units. She was recently appointed to the Nebraska Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation. She has also received her designation as a Certified Litigation Management Professional through the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.
General Liability/Insurance Defense
- Insurance defense
- Insurance coverage litigation
- Uninsured/Underinsured motorist litigation
- Automobile liability coverage
- Premises liability
- Nebraska and Iowa
- U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
- University of Nebraska-Kearney, B.S. (with distinction)
- University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D. (with distinction)
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.
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.
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.
Robert S. Keith
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justin K. Burroughs
A valued member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team, Justin Burroughs specializes in the Workers’ Compensation appeals and mediation.
With a practice focused primarily on Workers’ Compensation, Garrett Lutovsky provides aggressive defense for employers, insurers and third-party administrators.
Kristina (Pfeifer) Kamler
Kristina Kamler practices insurance coverage and defense litigation across all lines – concentrating on construction defect, transportation, contract disputes, and Medicare/Medicaid.
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.
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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