• Litigation Specialist
  • Expertise in Contract and Business Disputes
  • Insurance Defense
  • Administrative Law
  • Personal Injury and Property Damage

Richard J. Gilloon
Attorney at Law
Born in Omaha and raised in Dubuque, Iowa, Mr. Gilloon’s cases involve injuries, property damage, construction, business disputes, insurance claims, will and trust disputes, and administrative appeals.  He represents both individual and corporate clients in resolving their disputes, and if necessary, in litigation.  He is a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys.  He is active in alumni organizations for the University of Notre Dame and Creighton University School of Law, and is fan of the University of Nebraska and University of Iowa Wrestling teams.  He is Past-President and Current Board Member of the Bethlehem House, a supportive housing residence for homeless, pregnant women and a long-time member of St. Margaret Mary’s Parish.  Rich and his wife Kate have three grown children.

Additional Information

Practice Areas of Expertise
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Defense Obligations of Primary and Excess Insurers When The Primary Insurer Tenders Its Policy Limits
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Compelled Deposition of Foreign Corporations Under Rule 30(b)(6)
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Office Location
Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200



University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1974

Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Member Of
Omaha Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Colorado Bar Association

Civic Information

Creighton Law School: Alumni Advisory Board, 2001 to present.

Volunteer judge: moot court, negotiation, and client counseling competitions.

Notre Dame: Notre Dame Alumni Club of Omaha: Member, 1992 to present; Board of Directors, 2008 to present.

Bethlehem House (residential pregnancy center) Board of Directors, 2008 to present; President 2010 to 2014.

Creighton Prep High School: Member, Parent Awareness Committee, 3 years. BASH raffle ticket sales, 1999 to 2007.

Duchesne Academy: Member, Parent Awareness Committee, 2 years. Conge' 2007 (annual fundraiser), Co-chair, Conge', raffle ticket sales, 2001 to 2010.

St. Margaret Mary Parish: Parish Council, 1995-97; President, 1997. Building Committee for new Parish Center,1997-98; Volunteer youth sports coach, 1993-2003; Lector, 1998 to present.

Admitted To
Nebraska, all state and federal courts. Colorado, all state and federal courts. United States Court of Appeals, 8th and 10th Circuits.