About Us

About Carlson & Blakeman, LLP

Serving Omaha & the Surrounding Areas

When you need someone to help you navigate a legal matter, you can count on the team at Carlson & Blakeman, LLP. Based in Omaha, our law firm has specialization in all types of complex legal challenges on behalf of individuals and families throughout Nebraska and western Iowa. Whether you have been injured in an accident, want to ensure your estate and your legacy are protected, or are navigating the path to U.S. citizenship, our experienced and compassionate attorneys are ready to help.

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We are known for our strategic and empathetic approach. At Carlson & Blakeman, LLP, we treat every client like our only client, providing the attentive care, support, and guidance they need. When you turn to our team, you can count on receiving consistent communication and personalized representation tailored to your unique situation, concerns, and goals. Led by our founding partners—Darren R. Carlson, Clete W. Blakeman, Matthew J. Wurstner and Julia A. Cryne—our team of attorneys and paralegals are ready to protect your rights and advocate for you, no matter the complexity of your case. 

Get started with a confidential consultation today call (402) 858-0996 or contact us online

How We Can Help

Our Nebraska and Iowa licensed attorneys with two convenient locations (downtown and west Omaha) are well-versed in a variety of practice areas, which allows them to help you with nearly any legal matter you face. We have successfully represented victims of motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and serious dog bites, as well as those seeking family or business-based immigration, deportation defense, or naturalization. Our team has defended business owners navigating complicated disputes and others involved in various forms of litigation. We have an entire team providing comprehensive estate planning services and have assisted thousands of clients over the past 30 years in everything from drafting wills and trusts to establishing guardianships and conservatorships to navigating probate, trust litigation, and estate administration.

We strive to be the team you can trust at every stage of life. Our firm is one of the few in Omaha to offer fully fluent bilingual legal services in English and Spanish, and we do everything possible to make our services as convenient and hassle-free as possible for you. We provide complimentary case evaluations and consultations, by phone or in person, during which we can discuss your legal options. We are often available for same-day and weekend appointments by request and are happy to answer any questions you may have about our legal services, experience, or results.

If you need help with a legal matter, do not hesitate to reach out to our Omaha attorneys for a consultation.

What Sets Us Apart?

Finding the right attorney can be difficult. With so many options to choose from, how do you know which law firm is right for you and your case?

At Carlson & Blakeman, LLP, we believe we are set apart due to our:

Credibility: We strive to be a team you can trust. Everything we do is based on the highest standards of ethics and integrity; our attorneys will always be upfront and honest with you about every aspect of your case, from how long it may take to reach a resolution to the likelihood of us winning the results you need.

Reputation: Each of our partners and associate attorneys has earned a reputation for aggressive client advocacy and compassionate representation. We are respected litigators and skilled draftsmen who have earned numerous favorable outcomes on behalf of our clients, both in and out of the courtroom. Our clients and opposing parties understand that we will not back down from a challenge.

Experience: We firmly believe that, when it comes to navigating the legal system, there is simply no substitute for experience. Our attorneys have all been practicing law in their respective fields for decades and have, in that time, developed in-depth knowledge and insights regarding how the process works—and how to make it work for our clients.

Empathy: Our attorneys recognize that our clients are real people facing some of the toughest moments in their lives. Everything we do is based on helping people and protecting their rights fully under the law. We are truly empathetic to what you are going through and are here to provide compassionate and personalized legal support you can count on.

At Carlson & Blakeman, LLP, we treat every client like family. Our goal is to help you navigate every legal challenge you face. When the unexpected happens, whether it’s a car accident or the passing of a loved one, you always know where to turn.

  • Family-Oriented
    When you work with Carlson & Blakeman, you're not just our client. You become part of our family and receive personalized and attentive support from our team.
  • Client Focused
    Our team genuinely cares about every client. We are there from start to finish on your case, ensuring you fully understand the process.
  • Reputation
    We pride ourselves on the hard-working reputation we have in Omaha and throughout Nebraska. Our clients know they can always come to us for anything and we'll be there for them.
  • Experience
    With decades of experience serving those in Omaha and throughout Nebraska, let our family help yours. We're here when you need it most and will walk you through how we can help.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I find a good lawyer in Omaha?
    If you’re searching online, you’ve already made the most important step. You have dozens of reputable choices in Omaha at your fingertips...But how do you choose the right one? Choose the company who listens to you and makes you feel at home speaking with them. If your lawyer does not understand you or your case fully, you will not be able to receive the strongest representation. Carlson & Blakeman, LLP always aims to be that firm, and we’re here now to help. We’re dedicated to providing you with tailor-made legal advice and guidance.
  • When do I need an immigration lawyer in Omaha?
    When do you really need an immigration lawyer in Omaha? There is actually a large number of instances where this might benefit you. These include when you are not sure about your green card eligibility (or other immigration benefit), you were informed that a deportation process has begun for you and much more. US immigration law is very complex, so it’s really essential to find an attorney to guide you through.
  • Do I need an attorney to file a civil lawsuit?
    You don’t need an attorney to file a small claims lawsuit, but it’s certainly advisable to have one for many reasons. There will be a lot of paperwork, and it will be handy to have professional guidance. Additionally, cases that look straightforward at first often reveal themselves to be quite complicated as they unfold.

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