Email: Dirk V. Block | Phone: 402-492-9800 | Toll free: 800-889-9801 | Fax: 402-492-9336
Dirk V. Block joined Marks Clare & Richards in 1988 and became a member of the firm in 1992. Dirk has served as Managing Member of the firm since 2000. His practice areas include workers’ compensation, personal injury and wrongful death. Dirk has twice been nominated by the Workers’ Compensation Judicial Nominating Committee for the position of Judge of Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. He has extensive experience at both the trial and appellate levels representing employers and employees in State, Federal and International (Defense Base Act ) workers’ compensation.
Dirk and his wife, Stephanie, are both originally from Gothenburg, Nebraska. Stephanie is the Community Educator for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Nebraska. Both are active in their local church and are actively involved in many local ministries. Dirk is currently serving as Chairman of Heartland CBMC and as Master of Ceremonies for the Omaha Leadership Prayer Breakfast for the past ten years.
Areas of Practice
Creighton University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1985
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1983
Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1985
Nebraska State Bar Association
Member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Nebraska State Bar
Marks Clare & Richards, LLC Managing Partner 2000 – Present
Marks Clare & Richards, LLC Associate and Partner Aug 1988 – Present
Knapp Mues Beavers and Luther Associate Attorney Aug 1985 – Aug 1988
CBMC Heartland, chairman, board of directors
Christian Business Ministries, Inc., President