John F. Simmons

“John has an amazing memory and can recall legal conclusions from cases that he handled many years ago. His years of trial and appellate experience make him a valuable resource for the firm’s attorneys.” –Rick L. Ediger


  • Scotts Bluff County Bar Association, Past President
  • West Nebraska Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • West Nebraska Legal Services, Board of Directors


  • Law Review, Student Articles Editor, 1971 – 1972
  • Phi Beta Kappa, National Scholastic Honorary
  • Boucher Award

Noteworthy Cases


  • Co-Author, Worker’s Compensation Handbook, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, 1996