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Justin James Cook

Justin James Cook

also known as Justin J. Cook, Justin Cook

About me

I offer competent legal representation and am human in the process. Call me at 402-438-6900 to experience an attorney that breaks the mold.


Justin Cook was born at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma and was raised on the Cook family farm/ranch in North Central Keya Paha County near Mills, Nebraska.  His undergraduate degree at Hastings College was in Biology.  In 2001, Justin graduated from the University of Nebraska-College of Law.  He went on to practice as an associate attorney in Hastings, Nebraska where he gained expertise in litigation work. In 2003, he moved his family back to Lincoln to start his private practice. Justin has represented companies from all over the country as well as numerous individuals and companies right here in his home state of Nebraska.


Justin is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Nebraska Ciminal Defense Attorneys Association and the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys. He is a member of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Saunders County Livestock Association, Leadership Lincoln Class XXI and is a firefighter for the Ithaca Volunteer Fire Department in Saunders County.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    14 years, 400 cases
  2. Litigation: 10%
    14 years, 1.29 thousand cases
  3. Construction & Development: 10%
    14 years, 100 cases
  4. Agriculture: 5%
    14 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kory Douglas George

    Mr. Cook is a client-focused and results-driven attorney.


    Kory George Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Justin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


P.O. BOX 83857
Lincoln, NE, 68501


830 L Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE, 68508



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLincoln Law, LLC2003 - Present
AssociateLangvardt & Valle2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nebraska Association of Trial AttorneysN/A2011 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
U.S. v. $35,000 in U.S. Currency v. HitchcockAfter a suppression hearing and trial the government was ordered to return all monies seized from Daniel Hitchcock.
Nebraska, ex.rel. Michelle Libal and Justin Long v. Patti Lindgren v. Justin CookThe Saunders County District Court entered an order denying the Writ of Mandamus allowing the name to remain on the ballot.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Hastings CollegeBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
One Hundred Fourth Session of Nebraska LegislatureHarassment of Petition Circulator Legislation2015