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Posted by Tiffany, a Divorce client, Flag
John helped me through my divorce. I found John and his staff to be very helpful and informative about the legalities of divorce. If I had a question, John talked me through, in terms I could understand.
John was also very knowledgeable about the legal process within Sarpy county, and helped me feel comfortable about what was going to happen next.
I was pleasantly surprised by his business acumen as well as his human factor, (with a Dr., you'd call it bedside manner).
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Through the most difficult time I've ever had, John was the best decision. John is trustworthy and knowledgeable. I turned to John after 2 other attorneys could not help me get through my annulment -- not only did he get it done but he lightened my burden. I cannot say enough about John other than go meet him and hire him!
Posted by Amanda, a Divorce client, Flag
John, Marie, and the staff at Kinney Law was highly recommended to me and after working with them for a year, I fully understand why. John and Marie helped me not only with my divorce but with a business dissolution. Both situations were stressful for me and they explained every option along the way and put me at ease throughout the process. Discretion was very important to me and I cannot be more satisfied with the way my cases were handled. I would without question use Kinney Law in the future.
Posted by a client, Flag
I hired Mr. John Kinney in 2009 to help with my divorce. John provided me with outstanding advice and legal service. Everything I asked for John delivered on. Going thru a divorce is a very emotional and tough experience. John and his firm always put me at ease. When the divorce was final John came thru on everything I asked for. Thru the yrs I have gone back to John for various other legal matters and he continually provides the best possible outcome. I would highly recommend John Kinney and Kinney Law Firm. John has put together a team of persistent, intelligent and diligent employees that always welcome me with open arms. I’ll continue to use Kinney Law Firm and recommend them to any one asking for legal assistance.
Posted by Paul, a Business client, Flag
I had used Mr. Kinney's firm in the past (two years ago) concerning my business and incorporation. Recently, I had a homeowner back out of a sales agreement and this person hired Mr. Kinney to represent them. I received a very condescending and antagonistic letter personally written by Mr. Kinney. I went to his office to discuss what I believed to be a breach of ethics on his part. After simply introducing myself and the reason for being there, he ran away into his back offices muttering and threatened to call law enforcement. I simply wanted to ask if he made it a regular practice to send such threatening letters to people who had contributed to his income in the recent past. Sadly, he would not come out to talk to me about his business model. I was stunned by his lack of professionalism and decorum.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
From day one, John has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Sadly, my case required the intervention of several mental health professionals as well as law enforcement agents. John's compassion and understanding throughout the entire process provided reassurance and comfort, knowing that I had an aggressive and extremely competent advocate in my corner. Thanks to John, his tenacious pursuit of what's right, and his ability to rally the necessary experts, my children are safe and I have a new beginning. I will be forever grateful to him. Finally, Marie, provided a great deal of emotional support throughout the whole process...the two of them make a wonderful team.
Posted by S. Kennedy, a Child Custody client, Flag
When you find yourself in a situaton where you need a lawyer. The biggest decisions you can make is who is going to sit next you and protect your interests. John is the guy you want in your corner. He is an extremely talented person. Our case was an emotional one. . . John and his staff were simply oustanding! (Marie is a saint!!) The flat fee structure was also very helpful. We knew what our expenses were up front.
Posted by Kendra, a Child Custody client, Flag
John Kinney simply wants one thing - to make a lot of money. I spent over $15,000 with him for a child custody case that consisted of a year of "motions to continue". He drug the case out for over a year. When I finally retained a reputable attorney, I spent $2,500 with him and within ONE month he was able to get me full custody. John Kinney could take a few lessons from his colleagues in the legal profession.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
While no one really wants to have to hire a divorce lawyer, it is important to find a pragmatic advocate in your time of need. I found John to have a thorough understanding of the nuances of Nebraska divorce law and be able to communicate likely scenarios, as well is best and worst case situations.
In negotiations I found John to be both reasonable and realistic, while knowing where and when to stand firm on a position.
I have talked with many people who hesitate calling their attorney with a question because of fears of running up their legal bills with every phone call. I found John's rating structure to be fair, and possibly more importantly, to encourage clients to call with questions and concerns.
Like most professionals, John’s schedule does not always allow him to answer or respond to calls immediately. However, I found that John or someone on his staff would usually acknowledge my communications almost immediately, and get me thoughtful answers in a timely manner.
Even the smoothest and least contentious divorce can be exceptionally stressful. I felt better having John and his staff as my advocates. They encouraged communication, helped me understand the process and likely outcomes, and held fast to my best interest.
Posted by Sean, a Divorce client, Flag
I recomend John and his staff with the highest confidence. John is extremely knowledgable about the law. He is very responsive, explains everything, gives you all the advice how to handle many of situations that you will encounter through the whole process. I was married for 14 years with 2 young children. I went through an ugly divorce where I was followed by private investigators, had inlaws that write horrible things about me to the courts, had the ex- spouse try to hide money and keep the kids away from me. John put together a great strategy to protect my children and my interest. His staff was incredible to work with. There is know one better than his assitant Marie. They kept emotion out of whole proceddings, but were very counsoling when things got nasty. John and his staff always took the high road and I am glad they did when the other party didnt. It could have been very easy to fall into the oters party's accusations and name calling. The end results was I got joint custody, kept all my interest that was pre-martial,kept the home where my children have been raised ( to keep things consistent for them). I could go on, but if anyone has questions please call Johns office and talk with him and Marie. I believe my first name will be on this review, so please ask them if you would like to ask me any questions. Thank you Kinney Law, you saved a family.
Posted by Matt, a Divorce client, Flag
When I found myself facing the prospect of a divorce, I had planned on using one of Omaha's ' Big Name' divorce lawyers until a District Court Judge that I know strongly suggested that I talk to John Kinney. Given that District Court Judges are the ones who hear divorce cases, I figured I should meet with John. I am so glad that I did! I found John to be professional in his bearing, wise in his counsel and ever mindful of the big picture. Divorce is painful and traumatic,and no lawyer can change those facts.But having John as my lawyer gave me the good fortune to have wise,steady counsel and the conviction that I had a lawyer who would intelligently and aggressively represent my interests.His staff was polite and responsive at all times. I am very grateful that I had John as my lawyer and would strongly encourage anyone in need of his skills to do themselves a big favor and make an appointment to meet with him.
Posted by Samantha, a Family client, Flag
John Kinney is a knowledgeable and responsive attorney. He is the guy you want in your corner. Our case was an emotional one. I often struggled to understand the process. John and his staff were extremely supportive and kind. John’s legal assistant, Marie, is simply wonderful to work with! They took time to guide and reassure us at every step along the way. He is a good man and a dedicated attorney. The flat fee structure was very helpful. We knew what our expenses were up front ~ which is one less thing to worry about.
Posted by Zac, a Divorce client, Flag
I made the switch to John more than half way through my divorce because I was very unhappy with the counsel I had first hired. He was very different than my first attorney, actually accomplishing things and not wasting valuable time on petty emails and bickering from my ex that didn't matter. John has a special character that you don't see in most attorneys. He has a compassionate personality to help talk you off the ledge when stressed; however, is able to pull the emotion out of the case and focus on what's most important. He will tell you what the court cares about and he will work hard to win for you. He did these things for me and I couldn't be more pleased with his work ethic, his determination and his skills and demeanor in the courtroom. His staff was very knowledgable, friendly & helpful as well. I highly recommend them!
Posted by Brian, a Telecommunications client, Flag
John handled my wiretapping case. It is still in the works but he has been GREAT! I work in an attorney's office in Houston. John has been wonderful throughout the whole process. I wish he was here in Houston to handle the custody issues.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
John, Is rude, arrogant and is a sales man not an attorney. He talks how the flat rate fee is great for the client, but when he never returns your call it is of no benefit. He told me I was stupid and not to waste his time on issues I found important. He was behind on paper work and his excuse was he just finished a “Real Important Case”. His legal assistant is fake and never tells you what is going on.