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Thompson Law Office, the Modern Law Firm, helps Nebraskans achieve the American Dream through owning homes, starting businesses, strengthening families, and shaping legacies.

How do you pronounce the word “lien”? Attorney Ben Thompson has published an article providing a general overview of liens, including types of liens, sources of liens, and methods for enforcing liens. It also takes the position that “lien” should be pronounced with one syllable, not two.  The articles is published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Nebraska…

Attorney Ben Thompson will be presenting at the seminar entitled, “Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web,” sponsored by the National Business Institute (NBI) on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, in Omaha, Nebraska.  Ben will address government resources available online and advanced internet searching topics, including: What’s the…

At the 2011 Annual Real Estate Institute, hosted by the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Attorney Ben Thompson spoke on updates in the law governing sanitary and improvement districts (SIDs) and homeowners associations, including foreclosure of assessment liens arising by statute and under restrictive covenants.  The seminar was held…

Do you have questions about Nebraska contracts law? Thompson Law Office is here to help.  Learn more about our business law practice here. What is a contract? A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties. Because contracts often reflect agreements for the exchange of goods or services, contracts are the foundation…

Trying to Decide if You Need a Business Attorney? Lawyers cost money. For cost-conscious business managers the question of when to seek help from a qualified lawyer can sometimes be challenging. There may be some situations where the need for qualified counsel is obvious, but there may be other situations where the need for counsel…

Business Structure Types Every business must have a structure. There are a number of ways to structure your business under Nebraska law. Some of the most common business structure types are: sole proprietorships partnerships corporations limited liability companies (LLC’s) limited partnerships nonprofit corporations Nebraska Business Structure Types: Sole Proprietorship A sole proprietorship is one person…

Thompson Law Office is excited to announce that Managing Attorney Ben Thompson has been elected by members of the Millard Business Association to serve as President-Elect in 2011 and President in 2012.  The Millard Business Association has over 400 members from small and mid-sized businesses.  The organization was formed in 2003 in order to promote and preserve…

Thompson Law Office was profiled in an article in the Midlands Business Journal.  See Volume 36, No. 30, July 23, 2010, page 8.   Click here to read the article (in pdf format).

As seen in Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce – CHAMBER CONNECTION -Volume 11, Issue 5 – May 2010: When attorney Ben Thompson started Thompson Law Office, he wanted to provide more effective and efficient legal services to clients than they might receive elsewhere.  It seems to be working, as the firm has grown and added two…

Thompson Law Office hosted an open house at its new office space in west Omaha, Nebraska.  The Millard Business Association performed a ribbon cutting ceremony.  In attendance were many clients, colleagues and friends, including Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle, Omaha City Councilman Franklin Thompson, Omaha City Councilwoman Jean Stothert, and Douglas County Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson.

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