Steven E. Achelpohl Joins Gross & Welch as a Director
The Omaha law firm of Gross & Welch is pleased to announce Steven E. Achelpohl has joined the firm as a Director.
Mr. Achelpohl earned his law degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1975, where he graduated with distinction. His past 35 years of experience have focused on civil and business litigation, white collar criminal law, and appellate practice. He is licensed to practice in Nebraska, including the U.S. District Court of Nebraska and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Mr. Achelpohl is a member of the Nebraska State and Omaha Bar Associations.
Mr. Achelpohl has received many honors and awards throughout his career, including fellowship in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, American College of Trial Lawyers and the Nebraska State Bar Foundation. He has also received recognition in Great Plains Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America, where he was named Lawyer of the Year in Omaha for White Collar Criminal Law (2012).
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Achelpohl currently serves on the Board of Directors for Nebraska Appleseed and the Nebraska Humanities Council. He has also served as a board member for the Visiting Nurses Association. For nearly eight years, Mr. Achelpohl was the Chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party and a member of the Democratic National Committee. He was also an instructor of Legal Writing at Creighton University School of Law. Mr. Achelpohl was a CoSIDA Academic All-American baseball player at the University of Nebraska in 1972.
The law firm of Gross & Welch was founded in 1927 by Daniel J. Gross and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. The firm includes the following practice areas: civil litigation, business law, insurance law, employment law, estate planning and probate, real estate, family law, creditor bankruptcy and workers’ compensation. The firm represents clients throughout the Nebraska and Iowa. More information about the firm can be found at www.grosswelch.com.