About Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in Nebraska and Iowa. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice. Thompson Law Office is a law firm that helps Nebraskans achieve the American Dream through owning homes, starting businesses, strengthening families, and shaping legacies. Learn more about the firm's general law practice here.

Thompson Law Office is pleased to announce that Attorney Ben Thompson has been selected to the 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers list for the third year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super…

Are you dreaming of starting your own business in Nebraska soon but struggling with a shoe-string budget? Learn more about the Entrepreneurship Clinic at UNL’s Nebraska College of Law.  The clinic provides legal counsel to startup business clients to assist with preliminary legal issues. According to the Clinic’s website: The scope of the Clinic’s work will be…

Nebraska Home Selling Process After the Great Recession, a lot of homeowners are still challenged to find sufficient equity in their home. The temptation is great to “cut out the middle man” and try to sell a home without a Realtor.  If done properly, a Nebraska homeowner can sell a home “for sale by owner”…

Thompson Law Office is pleased to announce that Attorney Ben Thompson has been selected to the 2015 Great Plains Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a…

Thompson Law Office is pleased to announce that Attorney Ben Thompson has been selected to the 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a…

An ordinance to establish the Omaha Municipal Land Bank was introduced to the Omaha City Council on July 1, 2014. The Omaha Municipal Land Bank is intended to “facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties to productive use.” The Nebraska Legislature enacted the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act in 2013 to establish a…

When a couple is contemplating marriage in Nebraska, it makes sense to consider getting advice from a prenuptial agreement lawyer. Is a premarital agreement enforceable in Nebraska? Nebraska statutes and case law address the enforceability of prenuptial agreements (sometimes called “antenuptial agreements” or a “prenup”).  If you want to make sure that your prenup will…

Small business owners looking to hire new employees in Nebraska can easily get tripped up by local, state and federal laws regulating employment practices.  Generally, once employers have 15 or more employees, employment discrimination becomes an issue for small businesses. The laws regulating employment practices apply to the entire employment cycle, beginning with hiring.  Interviewing…

Owning a home in Nebraska brings the property rights that merely renting a home does not.  But those property rights in most communities are restricted to a degree by the ordinances of the city or county or the covenants that may have been recorded by a homeowner association. The news reported on a homeowner in…

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