Edward F. Pohren

Ed Pohren is a partner at Smith Slusky Law. Ed practices law in personal areas. This includes litigation, personal injury and employment law.  He is a leader in the Nebraska legal community, serving on the editorial board of The Nebraska Lawyer magazine. He has been recognized by his peers for his extensive knowledge and ethical practice of law and is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated℠ by Martindale Hubbell®.

Phone: 402-501-8107
Email:
epohren@smithslusky.com

 

Assistant: Lisa Bryan

Phone: 402-501-8119
Email: lbryan@smithslusky.com

Bar admission
  • State of Nebraska, 1979

  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1979

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 1982

  • Colorado, 1997

Notable Cases
  • Unlimited Opportunity, Inc. v. Waadah, 290 Neb. 629, 861 N.W.2d 437, 2015 Neb. LEXIS 71 (Neb. 2015)

  • Barrett v. Fabian, 2009 Neb. App. LEXIS 223, 2009 WL 7400980 (Neb. Ct. App. Dec. 29, 2009)

  • Nealon v. City of Omaha, 2009 Neb. App. LEXIS 63, 2009 WL 906236 (Neb. Ct. App. Mar. 31, 2009)

  • Hallie Mgmt. Co. v. Perry, 272 Neb. 81, 718 N.W.2d 531, 2006 Neb. LEXIS 118 (Neb. 2006)

  • Swoboda v. Volkman Plumbing, 269 Neb. 20, 690 N.W.2d 166, 2004 Neb. LEXIS 207 (Neb. 2004)

  • Hall County Pub. Defenders Org. v. County of Hall, 253 Neb. 763, 571 N.W.2d 789, 1998 Neb. LEXIS 16 (Neb. 1998)

  • Kaplan v. Black, 1996 Neb. App. LEXIS 11, 1996 WL 5858 (Neb. Ct. App. Jan. 9, 1996)

  • Kozlik v. Emelco, Inc., 240 Neb. 525, 1992 Neb. LEXIS 137, 483 N.W.2d 114, 127 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P57,599 (Neb. 1992)

  • Mason v. Schumacher, 231 Neb. 929, 439 N.W.2d 61, 1989 Neb. LEXIS 171, 84 A.L.R.4th 163 (Neb. 1989)

  • Polenz v. Farm Bureau Ins. Co., 227 Neb. 703, 419 N.W.2d 677, 1988 Neb. LEXIS 58 (Neb. 1988)

  • Life Investors Ins. Co. v. Citizens Nat'l Bank, 223 Neb. 663, 392 N.W.2d 771, 1986 Neb. LEXIS 1043 (Neb. 1986)

  • Conservative Sav. & Loan Asso. v. Karp, 218 Neb. 217, 352 N.W.2d 900, 1984 Neb. LEXIS 1196 (Neb. 1984)

  • L.J. Vontz Constr. Co. v. Alliance Industries, Inc., 215 Neb. 268, 338 N.W.2d 60, 1983 Neb. LEXIS 1253 (Neb. 1983)

  • Nielsen v. Sanitary & Improv. Dist. No. 229, 208 Neb. 542, 304 N.W.2d 385, 1981 Neb. LEXIS 823 (Neb. 1981)

  • Wright v. State, 208 Neb. 467, 304 N.W.2d 39, 1981 Neb. LEXIS 814, 22 A.L.R.4th 126 (Neb. 1981)

  • Putnam v. Keller, 332 F.3d 541, 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 12259, 20 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 134 (8th Cir. Neb. 2003)

  • McCullough v. Real Foods, 140 F.3d 1123, 1998 U.S. App. LEXIS 6743, 76 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 720, 72 Empl. Prac. Dec. (CCH) P45,259 (8th Cir. Neb. 1998)

  • Kurkowski v. Volcker, 819 F.2d 201, 1987 U.S. App. LEXIS 6696, 7 Fed. R. Serv. 3d (Callaghan) 1297 (8th Cir. Neb. 1987)

  • Mid-America, Inc. v. Shamaiengar, 714 F.2d 61, 1983 U.S. App. LEXIS 24875 (8th Cir. Iowa 1983)

  • Conveyor Co. v. SunSource Tech. Servs., 398 F. Supp. 2d 992, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28352, 59 U.C.C. Rep. Serv. 2d (Callaghan) 926 (N.D. Iowa 2005)

Practice areas
Honors and Recognitions
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated℠ by Martindale Hubbell®

Education
  • Creighton University, J.D., cum laude, 1979

    • Creighton Law Review, 1977 – 1979

  • Seton Hall University, B.A., cum laude, 1976

Professional Affiliations
  • Omaha Bar Association

  • Nebraska State Bar Association

  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

  • NSBA Labor Relations & Employment Section Executive Committee

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy

  • The Nebraska Lawyer, editorial board

     

     

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