The law office of James Polack, P.C., L.L.O. is comprised of dedicated professionals who share responsibility for taking care of our clients. In addition to our expectation that we achieve the highest level of commitment to our clients and the legal profession, we also endeavor to become part of, and contribute to, the larger community.

James Polack P.C., L.L.O., Attorney at Law 

Bar and Court Admissions

James Polack, P.C., L.L.O., is admitted to the Nebraska Bar, the Iowa Bar, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law, 1995 (Cum Laude)
  • Bachelor of Science, Info. System Mgt., University of San Francisco, 1988 

Affiliations and Certifications

  • Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, 1995.
  • Admitted in Nebraska and U.S. Dist. Courts, 1995 
  • Admitted in Iowa State Courts, 2005
  • FCC General Class Amateur Radio License, 1982
  • Board member, various charitable organizations
  • Metro Omaha Property Owners Association, Member

Reported Cases

  • Pepitone v. Winn, 272 Neb. 443, 722 N.W.2d 710, Neb., 2006,
  • Pecoraro v. Diocese of Rapid City, 435 F.3d 870, C.A.8 (S.D.), 2006,
  • Stutzka v. McCarville, 420 F.3d 757, C.A.8 (Neb.), 2005, 
  • Pecoraro v. Sky Ranch for Boys, Inc., 340 F.3d 558, C.A.8 (Neb.), 2003, 
  • Cato v. American Suzuki Motor Corp., 622 N.W.2d 486, Iowa, 2001.

Volunteering

  • Two decades of  volunteering in a local nursing home, assisting with activities.
  • Member, Board of Directors, local nursing home.

– Glenna Helms-Sellers, Paralegal 

Professional Experience:

Law office of James Polack, P.C. L.L.C. (Omaha, Nebraska) 8/2007 – Present Paralegal

  • Manage many aspects of office operation, including phone management, correspondence control, and high-quality customer interaction
  • Draft legal memoranda and client correspondence
  • Conduct research employing online resources such as Westlaw and Lexis
  • Assist with document production and trial preparation
  • Trained extensively in Totality, NebDocs and Nebar Probate System IV
  • Assist with document production and trial preparation
  • Perform various duties as assigned by the Attorney while ensuring effective and efficient operations
  • Draft legal memoranda and client correspondence
  • Assist with document production and trial preparation

EDUCATION:                                                                                                      

  • Bellevue University, Bachelors of Science Degree in Investigations, 2009
  • Hamilton College, Associate of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies, 2006 (now Kaplan University)
  • Southwestern Community College, Red Oak, Iowa, 1991-1992.
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1990-1991

Relevant Skills:

  • Legal Research and Document Preparation
  • Legal Calendar Management
  • Case File Organization, Control, and Security