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Vincent M. Powers

Personal injury Attorney at Lincoln, NE

4.4   7 reviews

also known as Vince Powers, Vincent Powers

  • Licensed for 45 years
    State NE
    Acquired 1979
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Vincent

Learn Vincent’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Representing injured persons and families of those killed by the carelessness of others

    39 years

  2. Employment and labor
    representing employees who have been discriminated against because of race, sex, religion, national origin

    31 years

Vincent M. Powers & Associates was established on August 1, 1979. Over that time the firm has successfully represented clients with dedication and integrity. Each lawyer provides legal representation with the highest level of commitment, and knowledge. Vincent Powers has been recognized by The Association of Trial Lawyers of America for outstanding service to individuals and families who sought compensation under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The Trial Lawyers Care was the largest pro bono legal services program in history, providing free representation to more than 1700 victim families. The firm focuses on auto collision, personal injury, wrongful death, on-the-job injuries, and employment discrimination. At Vincent M. Powers and Associates we provide you with FREE consultation. It is important to us that you know your rights and where you stand. We invite you to come and discuss your situation and your legal only are we confident in our ability to represent our clients, we are concerned with representing them in the most cost-effective manner, therefore there is no attorney fee unless we Vincent M. Powers & Associates our success and dedication proves what is most important; we can help.  

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Vincent M. Powers & Associates
411 South 13th Street, Suite #300
Lincoln, NE, 68508

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Posted by anonymous | January 6, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I was informed of everything going on.
Vince and Sherry were great at keeping me informed of anything happening with my case.
Posted by Jeff | August 26, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Straight Shooter
I've known Vince over 30 years as a friend and confidant. He is someone who is not going to tell you what you want to hear but the truth based on the facts. Vince is a great lawyer and I'm happy to say I have not had to have him represent me in court. I did however need to work with him on a family matter that was quite serious. Vince's calm, thorough guidance was comforting and extremely helpful. He is my go to guy for legal advice as well as a personal opinion when I want an honest, fact based opinion.
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Posted by Shayla | August 22, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Services
It was a pleasure to work with Vince Powers. From the beginning, it was very obvious that he actually cared about my situation and wanted to do whatever he could to ensure that I received the justice that I deserved. I felt adequately prepared and informed throughout my entire case. All of my calls and emails were answered in a timely manner. He is highly intelligent and brought that knowledge to my case. I would highly recommend Vince Powers again and again.
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Posted by anonymous | October 6, 2013
highly skilled
i have never met such a caring LAWYER. he's selfless and actually does care about your situation. he is responsive to every call and email. i would recommend him to anyone without hesitation. he is respected in the community and other lawyers need to take notes, attend his trials so they can learn something. employment cases depending on the nature can be hard to fight, but i am thankful that I finally had a voice to speak for me. before consulting with him, the employer ignored my plea for help.
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Posted by Kim | February 5, 2013
Outstanding Services
I would highly recommend Vincent M. Powers for legal representation. He is extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. He went out of his way to accommodate us at the time of our son's death. He was perceptive and could anticipate what steps to take in order to resolve our issues. He was sensitive to our emotional needs, as well. All emails or phone calls were answered promptly. His support staff was also very helpful and professional. Mr. Powers was clear in explaining the matters at hand. He has the experience and background to be very effective at what he does. He continues to more than willing to help us navigate the system to find resolution to concerns that have arisen due to our son's death. I would hire Vincent M. Powers again.
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Posted by anonymous | February 1, 2013
Caring, professional with highest integrity
Having the opportunity to work with many professionals, it is always a pleasure to work with someone who stands head and shoulders above others in their field. Vince Powers is just such a professional. He brings a breadth of knowledge, certainly, but just as importantly, he brings a passion for justice that is uncommon. He was respectful to everyone involved in our case, showing a decency in tough moments that the world clearly needs more of -- he made us proud to be associated with him. Simply put, Vince is a class act who is bright, caring, and has the highest character and integrity.
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Posted by Jeremy | November 2, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Horrible experience
An attorney explained with the attitude how they were not going to pick up my case . After I explained I have all the evidence . And still would not pick up my case . would not recommend anyone .
Response from Vincent Powers November 3, 2022
We have to make decisions to accept cases based on whether we think we can obtain a good result for a potential client. We do turn down cases that potential clients strongly believe are claims which will result in excellent outcomes. But we analyze the facts, the law and the damages. There are other lawyers in Nebraska who may have a different opinion of a case we do not accept. It sometimes takes a number of inquiries with different lawyers to find one who is a good match for your case. Ultimately it is important that the lawyer and the client share the same view of the lawsuit, otherwise there will be disagreements going forward.
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  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Vincent M. Powers and Associates
  • 1979 - Present


  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Pfister v. Bryan Memorial Hospital- federal Court
  • $1,482,315.00 verdict for client
  • Doe v. Gunny's, 256 Neb. 653
  • Verdict upheld
  • aviation -wrongful death
  • largest settlements in Nebraska history


  • American Association for Justice
  • Chair -Employment RIghts Section
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • 2008 - Present
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Past President
  • 2000 - 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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  • Prairie Barrister
  • Practice Tips
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America convention
  • employment discrimination
  • 1996
  • State Bar Meeting
  • personal injury
  • N/A
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Personal Injury and Employment Discrimination
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (6)
Endorse Vincent
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Vince Powers is an experienced and strong advocate for his clients. He will go the extra mile for his clients and I recommend him highly."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Vince as a great trial lawyer who will fight hard and well for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Vince Powers is one of the finest attorneys I have had the privilege to know. He is an attorney that has always worked tirelessly to maximize the outcome for his clients. He never backs away from a challenge and by demonstrating his willingness to fight for his clients he has gained the respect and admiration of the legal community throughout this state."
Workers compensation
Personal injury
Personal injury
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