Kathleen K. Rockey

Profile: Vice President & Director

Location: Norfolk, Nebraska

Phone: 402-371-4300

Fax: 402-371-0790

Kathleen Rockey’s litigation practice focuses on personal injury, workers’ compensation, domestic relations law and Social Security Disability.

Ms. Rockey has successfully tried personal injury and wrongful death litigation resulting in significant verdicts. She has participated in litigation in federal and state court and has argued cases before the Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals.

Ms. Rockey has appeared in administrative proceedings involving the Federal Aviation Administration, the Nebraska Department of Education, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the Nebraska Employees Retirement System, and the Social Security Administration.

Ms. Rockey has served as a Guardian Ad Litem in juvenile court proceedings and been recognized for her work by the Nebraska Foster Care Review Board.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Domestic Relations Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1986


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. – 1986
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: Nebraska Moot Court Team
    • Honors: Clerk for Law School Dean
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    • B.A. – 1983
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases


  • Coach and Judge, Mock Trial Advocacy Teams, Local High Schools
  • Presenter at Legal Education Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • A.V. Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Rating Services
  • Lifetime Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alternate member Judicial Nominating Commission – County and District Court Seventh
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Member, Federal Practice Committee
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Nebraska Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Past Member, Committee on Public Service
  • City of Norfolk, Nebraska Board of Zoning Adjustment, Past Member
  • Foster Care Review Board, Norfolk, Nebraska, Past Member
  • Norfolk Catholic School Board of Education, Past President, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Past Member, District 3 Committee on Inquiry
  • Omaha Legal Aid Society, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Omaha Legal Aid Society, Past Vice President, Board of Directors, 1994
  • Omaha Legal Aid Society, Past President Board of Directors, 1995
  • Sacred Heart Parish Endowment, Board Member
  • Norfolk Area United Way, Volunteer