James S. Mitchell, P.C.

9802 Nichols St., Suite 350
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 682-3140
Fax: (402) 216-0250
info@jamesmitchelllaw.com

Practice areas

  • Debtor and creditor law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Probate litigation
  • Trust litigation
  • Personal injury litigation
  • General practice

Bar admissions

  • Nebraska, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 1976

Honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Education

  • J.D., with high distinction, University of Nebraska, 1974
    Order of the Coif
    Member, Editorial Board, Nebraska Law Review, 1972-1974
    Member, National Moot Court Team, 1972
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Hastings College, 1971

Professional associations

  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
    Bankruptcy Section
  • American Bar Association
    Business Law and Litigation Section
  • American Association for Justice
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

Representative cases

  • MAC v. First Nat’l Bank, 139 BR 919 (Bankr. DNE 1991)
  • In re Yankton College, 101 B.R. 151 (Bankr. DSD 1989)
  • Aaron Ferer & Sons Co. v. Diversified Metals Corp., 564 F.2d 1211 (8th Cir. 1977)
  • Blank v. Heinman, 771 F.Supp 1013 (D. Neb. 1991)
  • Foster v. Hanni, et al, 841 P.2d 641 (Alaska 1992)

Biography

  • Member, Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee, 1981–1983
  • Chairman, City of Omaha Personnel Board, 1995–2000
  • General Legal Counsel, Nebraska Republican Party, 1987–1992