Omaha’s Complex Litigation Attorneys

Jason Bruno

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402-390-1112

Jason M. Bruno

Bio

Mr. Bruno is an experienced multi-jurisdictional trial and appellate attorney focusing on business litigation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, personal injury, legal malpractice and eminent domain. Named a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, Mr. Bruno places the needs of his clients first and takes pride in being accessible to his clients. Mr. Bruno regularly fights for the rights of individuals, small business owners, and condemnees against insurance companies, banks, and the government. Mr. Bruno has successfully represented two clients against the United States of America. Mr. Bruno has assisted clients in obtaining fair value for private property taken through eminent domain including from the City of Dallas, Texas, the City of Omaha, Nebraska, Douglas County, Nebraska, Sarpy County, Nebraska, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, the City of Blair, Nebraska, the Metropolitan Utilities District, and the State of Nebraska.

Mr. Bruno has obtained significant results on behalf of clients, including 9 judgments exceeding $1,000,000, jury verdicts of $527,391.50 and $366,291.84, and successful tax protests resulting in valuation reductions of $2,308,795 and $3,006,030. Mr. Bruno has argued appeals in front of the Nebraska Supreme Court, Nebraska Court of Appeals, Arizona Court of Appeals, and Fourth Texas Court of Appeals. Mr. Bruno has represented clients in front of various governmental and/or regulatory agencies, including the Omaha City Council, Blair Airport Authority, Sarpy County Planning Board, Sarpy County Board of Commissioners, Douglas County Zoning Board, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lancaster County Board of Equalization, Douglas County Board of Equalization, and the Nebraska Appeal Tribunal. Mr. Bruno has been retained by other lawyers to serve as an expert witness in litigation and has written articles in the areas of legal malpractice, boundary disputes, and construction law.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation and Eminent Domain 80%
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
  • Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Hail Damage Claims
  • Civil Appeals
  • Legal Malpractice
Languages
  • English
Current Employment Positions
  • Partner
Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska, 2005
  • Minnesota, 2006
  • Arizona, 2004
  • Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2014
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association Litigation Section, Present
  • American Bar Association Advisory Panel, Present
  • Arizona Bar Association, Present
  • Omaha Bar Association, Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Present
Education
  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
Honors
  • CALI Excellence For The Future Award In Franchising
  • Named Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates for 2014 and 2015
  • 2014 and 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for Excellence in Quality of Service, Overall Value, Responsiveness, and Communication Ability
Classes / Seminars
  • Construction Law For Public Projects, Halfmoon Education, Inc., 05/05/2014
  • Boundary Issues and Easement Law, National Business Institute, 10/13/2015
Published Works
  • Avoiding Legal Malpractice: What You Don't Say Can Be Used Against You, Attorney At Law Magazine: Nebraska Edition, Vol 2 No. 2, 2013
  • Construction Law For Public Projects, HalfMoon Education Inc., May, 2014
  • Boundary Issues and Easement Law, National Business Institute, 2015
Representative Clients
  • Land Owners
  • Small Businesses
  • Insureds
  • Individuals
  • Condemnees In Eminent Domain Actions
Representative Cases
  • Ferer v. Erickson & Sederstrom, P.C., 272 Neb. 113, 718 N.W.2d 501, 2006, Ne. Supreme Court
  • In re Estate of Muncillo, 280 Neb. 669, 789 N.W.2d 37, 2010, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Sturzenegger v. Father Flanagan's Boy's Home, 276 Neb. 327, 754 N.W.2d 406 , 2008, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Ferer v. Aaron Ferer & Sons Co., 278 Neb. 282, 770 N.W.2d 608, 2009, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Lewis v. Vacanti, 2010 WL 2990037, 2010, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Rambo v. Sullivan R.E. Group, L.L.C., 2007 WL 2122172, 2007, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Ferer v. Aaron Ferer & Sons Co., 272 Neb. 770, 725 N.W.2d 168, 2006, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Gillham v. Kennedy Dental Associates, 2009 WL 3161617, 2009, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Moffett v. Key Associates, LLC, 2009 WL 3777664, 2009, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Vital Learning Corp. v. Talent Plus, Inc., 2005 WL 1719709, 2005, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Noordam v. Noordam, 2008 WL 3541407, 2008, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Cenovic v. Cenovic, 2010 WL 4237928, 2010, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Ferer v. Aaron Ferer & Sons Co., 273 Neb. 701, 732 N.W.2d 667, 2007, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Bruno v. Sunglass Hut Trading Corp., 2008 WL 2277550, 2008, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Crandall v. Sarpy County, Nebraska, 2001 WL 36260374, 2011, United States District Court, D. Nebraska
  • Robey v. F.D.I.C., 2011 WL 4102326, 2011, United States District Court, D. Nebraska
  • Consteel Erectors, Inc. v. Scharpf's Const., Inc., 2008 WL 2323368, 2008, United States District Court, D. Nebraska
  • Batten v. U.S., 2009 WL 1409462, 2009, United States District Court, D. Nebraska
  • Meyer v. Degan, 2009 WL 483863, 2009, United States District Court, D. Nebraska
  • Farmington Woods Homeowners Ass'n v. Wolf, 284 Neb. 280, 817 N.W.2d 758, 2012, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Waters at N. Hills, LLC v. Bexar Appraisal Dist., 2013 WL 5477244, 2013, Tex. App.
  • Fast Ball Sports, LLC v. Metro. Entm't & Convention Auth. , 21 Neb. App. 1, 835 N.W.2d 782, 2013, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Hike v. State Department of Roads, 288 Neb. 60, 846 N.W.2d 205, 2014, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Bruna v. Bradford & Coenen, LLC, 2014 WL 1365109, 2014, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Bruno v. Metropolitan Utilities District, 287 Neb. 551, 844 N.W.2d 50, Ne. Supreme Court
  • Buck's Inc. v. City of Omaha, 22 Neb. App. 541, 857 N.W.2d 580, 2014, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • KCI Restaurant Management LLC v. Holm Wright Hyde & Hays PLC, 236 Ariz. 485, 341 P.3d 1156, 2014, Az. Court of Appeals, Division 1
  • Blankenbecler v. Rogers, 2015 WL 764108 , 2015, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • 6224 Fontenelle Boulevard, L.L.C., v. Metropolitan Utilities District, 22 Neb. App. 872, 863 N.W.2d 823, 2015, Ne. Court of Appeals
  • Castellar Partners LLC v. AMP Limited , 291 Neb. 163, 864 N.W.2d 391 , 2015, Ne. Supreme Court