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The Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor provides readers with commentary on legal issues important to Midwest businesses and their owners. Topics include torts and product liability, professional liability, employment, alternate dispute resolution, administrative proceedings, risk management and prevention and commercial litigation.
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Brian J. Brislen
Brian J. Brislen is a partner in Lamson, Dugan and Murray’s Litigation Department, where he focuses his practice on corporate, business and commercial litigation. He also has practiced extensively in the area of tort liability claims and regulatory/administrative law. His experience includes trying jury and non-jury matters on the state, federal and administrative levels. He also works with clients in formal and informal alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
While attending Creighton University School of Law, Mr. Brislen participated in a number of activities and associations which culminated in 2001 with winning the ABA National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy competition in Chicago, Illinois. In spring of that year, Mr. Brislen was also a member of the Supreme Court seminar, taught by Prof. G. Michael Fenner and U.S. States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. He obtained the Criminal Law and Trial Practice concentrations from Creighton.
Mr. Brislen currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for Creighton University School of Law. In that capacity he has taught Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills to first and second year law students. Every fall from 2006 and continuing to the present, he has co-taught a trial practice class to a team of four third year law students who ultimately compete in a national trial competition. His teams have advanced to later rounds and received awards for their efforts. He has also coached and judged in high school mock-trial competitions, and he regularly judges local and regional mock trial and appellate advocacy competitions for law students.
His wife and daughter graciously put up with all of this.
Kyle Wallor joined Lamson, Dugan and Murray’s Litigation Department in September of 1998 after completing a Clerkship with C. Thomas White, the Chief Justice of Nebraska Supreme Court. Mr. Wallor’s practice spans a broad spectrum of litigation, including insurance coverage disputes involving numerous areas of coverage; personal injury; product liability; professional negligence; complex commercial litigation in the transportation industry including, breach of contract, breach of warranty; general commercial disputes; applications for a writ of mandamus; and claims under the FELA. Mr. Wallor also has a national practice and extensive experience in handling disputes between railroads and customers relating to demurrage, freight, car hire, and flagging.
Mr. Wallor is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. He is also a member of the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association and served as President of NDCA in 2009/2010. He also presently serves as the Chair of NDCA’s Legislative Committee and NDCA’s State Representative to DRI. Mr. Wallor also serves on DRI’s Membership Committee. Mr. Wallor is also a member for the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel; The Nebraska State Bar Association; The Omaha Bar Association; and the American Bar Association.