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. 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.
General Liability/Insurance Defense
- Insurance Defense
- General Liability
- Commercial General Liability
- Professional Liability
- Construction Liability
- Construction Defect
- Commercial Automobile
- Product Liability
- 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
- University of Nebraska, B.A.
- University of Nebraska College 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Find out how Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith can enable you to minimize exposure and maximize results.