James L. Zimmerman is an AV rated attorney who brings to the table over 41 years of experience in the areas personal injury, professional malpractice, product liability, FELA, commercial litigation, insurance defense and family law. This experience provides James with a unique perspective because his clients include both injured parties and insurance companies. James has been listed in Best’s Directories of Recommend Insurance Attorneys for over 25 years. James is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S. Chemistry) 1971 and Nebraska College of Law (J.D.) 1972. He is licensed in Nebraska and Wyoming and the 8th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeals. He is past President of the Nebraska Defense Council Association, past State Representative to DRI, past member of the Executive Council of the Young Lawyers Division of the ABA for the states of Nebraska and Kansas, a Fellow of the Young Lawyers Division of the ABA, past President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation.
To better prepare himself as a mediator he attended the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School, Malibu, CA, “An Interactive Training in the Art of Facilitating Settlement”; the Family Mediation training offered through the NSBA Office of Dispute Resolution and is an Approved Parenting Plan and SADR Mediator. He is a Founding Member of the Nebraska Mediation Association and member if its board of Directors and a member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the ABA.