Woodke & Gibbons, P.C., L.L.O.
MICHAEL T. GIBBONS
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, Cum Laude
B.A., Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1994, Magna Cum Laude
Admitted to Practice
State of Nebraska
State of Iowa
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
United States District Court District of Nebraska
United States District Court District of Northern Iowa
May, 1999 – Present – Shareholder & Director, Woodke & Gibbons, P.C.
2000–2002, Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, Creighton University School of Law
1997 – May, 1999, Associate Attorney – Gross & Welch, P.C. 800 Commercial Federal Tower, Omaha, Nebraska 68124
1995 – 1997, Law Clerk – Gross & Welch, P.C., 800 Commercial Federal Tower, Omaha, Nebraska 68124
1989 – 1995, Managing Partner – Gibbons Bail Bonds: Controlled the daily operations of Southwest Iowa’s largest bail bond company and assisted in the management of offices throughout Iowa and Minnesota.
Board of Directors, Iowa Defense Counsel Association, 2016-Present
Member, American Bar Association, 1997–Present
Member, Nebraska State Bar Association, 1997–Present
Member, Iowa State Bar Association, 1997–Present
Member, Omaha Bar Association, 1997–Present
Member, Defense Counsel of Nebraska 1997–Present
Member, Defense Research Institute, 1997-2015
Member, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys 1999–Present
Member, Iowa Association of Trial Attorneys 2005–Present
Member, Southwest Iowa Bar Association
Member, Pottawattamie County Bar Association
Member, Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Member, Nebraska Claims Association of Omaha
Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociology Honor Society
Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Fraternity
C.W. Youth Resource Center; President
Tommy Craft Memorial Fund; Vice President of Board
S.A.V.E. Program, Board Member
Iowa & Nebraska Principles of Joint & Several Liability presented at Auto Owners Iowa Nebraska Annual Claims Meeting 2012 & Cincinnati Insurance Company Regional Claims Meeting 2012
"Premises liability in Iowa and Nebraska" presented at Auto Owners Iowa Nebraska Annual Claims Meeting, 2007.
"Nebraska Fair Claims and Settlement Practices Act". Presented at seminars sponsored by Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company and Cincinnati Insurance Company in 2007.
"Overview of Nebraska Law" presented at seminars sponsored by various Insurance Clients 1999–Present.
"Selected Topics on Nebraska County Courts" presented at a seminar sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance Company of Nebraska in March, 1998.
Mike grew up in Iowa and attended Creighton University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree Magna Cum Laude. He attended Creighton University School of Law and graduated in 1997, Cum Laude. Mike is married to his wife, Meghan and they have four children. He is actively involved with several charitable organizations dedicated to creating opportunities for at-risk youth by providing them with mentoring, tutoring and athletic endeavors. He has served as board president of C.W. Youth Resource Center since 2009. In his spare time he enjoys golfing and boating. His favorite activity is spending time with his family and friends.