John J. Velasquez

Omaha Attorney John VelasquezEmail: John J. Velasquez | Phone: 402-492-9800 | Toll free: 800-889-9801 | Fax: 402-492-9336

John J. Velasquez joined Marks Clare & Richards as a member in 2008. His 29 years of practice include personal injury law, criminal law (federal and state, felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic), guardianship and conservatorship law, estate planning, wills and trusts. John was nominated by the Judicial Nominating Committee for the position of Douglas County Court Judge. He has extensive experience representing clients in federal and Nebraska district and county courts.


Areas of Practice


Creighton University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1985
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, 1983

Admitted to Practice

Nebraska, 1985
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals—Eighth Circuit, 1985


Professional Memberships

Community Activities

Coached various youth sports, including baseball, basketball, softball, football, and soccer
Metro Area Guardians and Conservators, former member
AAA Crisis Pregnancy Center, past president of the board of directors
Christ Community Church, member