Experienced Trial and Litigation Lawyer practicing primarily in Texas, Nebraska, and Arizona.Multiple jury verdicts in construction disputes. Experience representing contractors and owners.We handle the cases others can't. Legal malpractice, eminent domain, condemnation, business disputesDoes the government want your property or threatened eminent domain or condemnation. I can help.
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.
Mr. Bruno earned a Martindale AV Preeminent Rating from his peers and was 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, the City of Papillion, 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 10 judgments exceeding $1,000,000, jury verdicts of $1,000,000, $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 United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 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, Nebraska Real Estate Commission, 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 and/or given presentations in the areas of legal malpractice, ethics, boundary disputes, valuation, and construction law.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2010||12/20/2016|
|MN||Authorized to practice||2006||11/26/2016|
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|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Top 40 Lawyer Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Avvo||2015|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Excellence for the Future Award||CALI||N/A|
|Concentration in Business, Taxation, and Commercial Transactions||Creighton University School of Law||N/A|
|Member||Sherrets Bruno & Vogt||2002 - Present|
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|Arizona Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association Advisory Panel||N/A||N/A|
|Omaha Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||N/A||N/A|
|Scottsdale Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Armstrong v. Clarkson College||Jury awarded my client $1,000,000|
|Marcy Mason, LLC v. University of Nebraska Board of Regents||Judgment of $1,975,000|
|Midwest Designs and General Contracting, LLC v. Accuquilt||Jury Verdict for my client of $366,291.84 (Court reduced the verdicts to $260,706.25)|
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|National Business Institute||Nebraska Farm Business Contracts, Tax Strategies, Regulatory Changes and More||2016|
|National Business Institute||Boundary Issues and Easement Law||2015|
|HalfMoon Education Inc.||Construction Law for Public Projects||2014|
|Attorney At Law: Nebraska Edition||Avoiding Legal Malpractice: What You Don’t Say Can Be Used Against You||2014|
|Creighton University School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2004|
|Saint Leo University||Business Administration||Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Nebraska Farm Business Contracts, Tax Strategies, Regulatory Changes and More||Ethics||2016|
|Boundary Issues and Easement Law||Real Estate Law||2015|
|Construction Law for Public Projects||CONTRACTOR CLAIMS AND DAMAGES||2014|