Benjamin E. Maxell

Benjamin E. Maxell

Omaha, Nebraska
866-331-9146 (Toll Free)

Benjamin E. Maxell graduated from Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, in 2003. While at Creighton, Mr. Maxell was a recipient of the Dean’s Academic Merit Scholarship, the Winthrop and Francis Lane Foundation Academic Scholarship, the Cali Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Interviewing, Negotiating and Counseling and Trial Practice, and was named a finalist for the Top Moot Court Brief competition. Mr. Maxell is licensed to practice law in the State of Nebraska, and is a member of the Legal Writing Institute, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Omaha Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Mr. Maxell has prior legal experience with other area law firms, and specializes in all areas of civil litigation, including insurance defense, workers' compensation, employment law, administrative law and family law. Mr. Maxell also handles the firm's criminal defense matters. Mr. Maxell's experience includes work at multiple trial court and appellate levels, including matters before the Nebraska Court of Appeals, the Nebraska Supreme Court, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Merit Systems Protection Board, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Maxell also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Creighton University School of Law, where he teaches Legal Writing & Lawyering Skills I and II, and as the President of the Omaha Cardinal Youth Athletic Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit and charitable youth baseball organization.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediation, Nebraska Office Of Dispute Resolution, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska - 2003
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Honors: Winthrop and Francis Lane Foundation Academic Scholarship
    • Honors: Cali Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Interviewing
    • Honors: Negotiating and Counseling and Trial Practice
    • Honors: Top Moot Court Brief competition
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: History

Representative Clients

  • Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • Diamond Insurance Company
  • Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
  • Exmark Manufacturing Company, Inc.


  • Stephanie Smith
  • James Blevins
  • Michael Starbuck
  • Nick Hahn


  • Various workers' compensation seminars, Multiple, 2009 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Academic Merit Scholarship, 2001 - 2003
  • Winthrop and Frances Lane Foundation Academic Scholarship, 2001 - 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Kutak Rock, Associate, 2003 - 2008
  • Adams Sullivan, 2009 - 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • President, Omaha Cardinal Youth Athletic Association