Brian Jorde is a trial lawyer and managing partner of Domina Law Group in Omaha, NE. About 90% of Brian’s law practice is devoted to civil litigation and trial work across a broad range of cases including landowner rights, will and trust contests, closely held and family business litigation, malpractice cases, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury matters, constitutional challenges and other complex litigation. In addition to civil work about 10% of Brian’s time is devoted to felony criminal defense and white collar crime lawsuits.
Over the past 6 years Brian has invested a considerable amount of time representing farmers and ranchers in Nebraska in their fight for fair treatment related to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. This has included three District Court lawsuits, a Nebraska Supreme Court case, and 58 county condemnation lawsuits. Brian has been interviewed over 100 times by local, state, national, and international news outlets as to his opinions and expertise related to landowner rights and eminent domain.
Professional work related to the KXL pipeline included organizing landowners across Nebraska, consulting with and testifying in front of the Nebraska legislature on eminent domain issues, creating the Nebraska Easement Action Team, and outlining and executing the legal strategy that lead to TransCanada abandoning KXL project.
Brain is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin.