Attorneys

Brenda K. Smith

EXECUTIVE  COMMITTEE MEMBER

Office: 402.933.9560
bsmith@ddlawgroup.com

Biography

Brenda Smith is the Treasurer of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  She assists clients with a variety of commercial and business litigation matters, including breaches of contracts, negligence, fraud, insurance disputes, and construction disputes. She also represents clients in probate and trust proceedings, including guardianship and conservatorship matters. Her involvement includes assisting clients through all stages of the litigation process, from commencing the litigation or providing a defense, conducting discovery, participating in the trial and engaging in the appellate process, if needed. Brenda represents clients in federal and state courts and mediation.

Representative Experience

Represented oppressed minority shareholders and obtained a verdict in excess of $1,000,000, which included damages and attorney fees.

Represented a trustee in a lawsuit where alleged damages totaled more than $7,000,000.

Represented various construction companies in litigation, governmental agency actions, and other dispute matters.

Represented the guardian and conservator of the ward at trial and appellate courts in a highly contested probate proceeding.

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Leadership Omaha Class 39
  • Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award
  • Lutheran Family Services, Board of Directors
  • Memories for Kids, Board of Directors
  • Friends Board of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center
  • Nebraska Medicine Guild, Board of Directors
  • Junior League of Omaha, past President
  • TeamMates Gala Committee, past Chair

Practice Areas

  • Litigation, Trial Practice & Dispute Resolution
    • Commercial and Contract Disputes
    • Construction Litigation
    • Insurance Disputes
    • Real Estate Litigation
    • Shareholder Disputes
    • Tax Disputes
    • Department of Labor Audits
    • Employment Litigation
    • Probate and Trust Proceedings
    • Guardianship & Conservatorship Proceedings

Bar Admission

  • State of Nebraska
  • State of Iowa
  • United States District Court, District of Nebraska
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • J.D., (with distinction) University of Nebraska College of Law, 2007
  • B.S., (with high distinction) Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2004

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