Brody J. Ockander


Lincoln, Nebraska



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The majority of my civil litigation practice is representing injured people, but I represent clients on a variety of matters ranging from employment disputes to wrongful death. Like all attorneys at Rehm, Bennett, Moore, Rehm & Ockander P.C. L.L.O., I represent Plaintiffs and do not work for the insurance companies.

I am originally from Wisner, Nebraska where, like most rural Nebraska kids, I participated in nearly all the sports and activities the town had to offer.

After high school, I received my Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Communications from Concordia University Texas in 2003.

I eventually returned to Nebraska and received my Juris Doctorate, with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law. There, I completed a Litigation Program of concentrated study. I also participated in various Moot Court competitions and trial advocacy specialization courses to prepare myself to become a Trial Lawyer.

While in law school, I was a member of the Robert Van Pelt Inn of Court and was awarded the Alan L. Plessman Student Award. In addition, I worked as a senior certified prosecutor at the Lancaster County Attorney’s office. I also was a law clerk for Rehm, Bennett, Moore, Rehm & Ockander P.C. L.L.O., where I joined the firm as an associate upon graduation from law school.

I currently reside in Lincoln with my wife and four children.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Workers’ Compensation
  • 20% Automobile Injuries
  • 5% Other (Wrongful Death, Farm injuries, Defective Products)
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008
  • Nebraska, 2009


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. cum laude – 2008
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Member, Robert Van Pelt Inn of Court
    • Honors: Awarded, Alan L. Plessman Student Award
  • Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude – 2003
    • Major: Communications


  • United Food & Commercial Workers Steward training, 2008 – Present
  • Speaker, 2014 Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters
  • Speaker, 2014 Regional Conference : Civil Litigation and Workers Compensation
  • Speaker, 2014 NATA Seminar: First Responders in Workers’ Compensation
  • Speaker, 2015 NATA Workers’ Compensation Seminar: Case Law Update
  • Speaker, Sterling Education: Trends in Workers Compensation 2015
  • Feb. 2016 NATA Seminar: Ethical Implications of Representation and Fee Sharing Agreements
  • Speaker 2017 NATA Workers’ Compensation Seminar: Ethics of Representing Non-English Speaking Clients

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG)
  • Graduate of Nebraska Bar Association Leadership Academy
  • American Inns of Court, Learned Hand Chapter, 2015 – Present
  • Member of Christ Lutheran Church in Lincoln, NE