Dirk V. Block

Omaha Attorney Dirk V. BlockEmail: 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

Trial practice
Workers compensation law
Personal injury law
Workers Compensation Self Insurance
Workers Compensation Subrogation


Creighton University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1985
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1983

Admitted to Practice

Professional Memberships

Nebraska State Bar Association
Member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Nebraska State Bar

Professional Experience

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


Representative Cases

Community Activities

CBMC Heartland, chairman, board of directors
Christian Business Ministries, Inc., President