October 1

Federal courts open despite government shutdown, for now . . .

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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The federal judiciary announced that it will be business as usual despite the government shutdown, at least until October 15, 2013, when it will reassess the situation. Attorneys and parties should expect to attend previously scheduled hearings and comply with deadlines. The electronic case filing system will remain in operation. Source: uscourts.gov, Judiciary to Remain Open.

September 12

Time to weed?

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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Weeds thrive during droughts. The same can be said for the tough times in our lives — we often emerge with metaphorical weeds that need to be pulled to restore some sense of normalcy. Those weeds may seriously affect our finances or our relationships.  Competent Omaha attorneys can assist you with “legal weeding” — and.

July 11

Working With Your Lawyer

Here are a few ways you can help your lawyer with your lawsuit – and increase your chances of success in court. The relationship between lawyer and client often comes under considerable strain during the long course of a lawsuit, and how well you and your lawyer manage that relationship can significantly affect your litigation.

July 8

Limited Scope Representation

We are embracing “limited scope representation.” Learn more at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/self-help/lim-scope-rep-client.pdf.