MaKenna J. Stoakes


MaKenna Stoakes is an attorney at Erickson | Sederstrom practicing in the litigation division. Her practice areas include commercial and general litigation, and insurance defense. Mrs. Stoakes graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2015. She clerked for Erickson Sederstrom during her last two years of law school prior to joining the firm as an associate in September 2015.

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Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Law
Workers' Compensation


Simpson College, B.A. Political Science and Economics, 2012
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2015
Creighton Law Review, Lead Articles Editor

Admitted To

United States District Court of Nebraska

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Impact CB

Optimist International
Law Explorers
Volunteer Judge: mock trial and oratorical competitions

 Additional Information

While in law school, Mrs. Stoakes represented Creighton through one of the school’s two competitive trial teams and served as Lead Articles Editor for Creighton Law Review. The journal published her article concerning Freedom of Information Act disclosures in June 2014. Mrs. Stoakes is also a recipient of the Honorable Lyle E. Strom Trial Advocacy Award. Mrs. Stoakes is also an editor and author for the Everything | Simplified newsletter, which provides legal updates for Iowa businesses.

Office Location

Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200
(800) 279-3756