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Jennifer S. Caswell

Jen is a founding member of Caswell, Panko & Westerhold. She has over 20 years of Workers’ Compensation experience in Nebraska and Colorado. Having started her legal career as a Deputy Douglas County Attorney, Jen developed a solid base in both litigation and negotiation. Over the last two decades, she has defended workers’ compensation cases at all levels of the Nebraska State courts.

Her clients range from small employers to multibillion dollar companies. Jen is innovative and assertive. With her negotiation skills she provides clients with the option of settlement when it is the appropriate and cost-effective solution.


  • Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law, 1997
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Ball State University, 1994

Special Distinctions

  • Nominated for Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court Judge, 2016
  • Dean’s List 1991 – 1994


  • Nebraska
  • Colorado


  • Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Symposium
  • NSBA Workers’ Compensation Seminar
  • Workers’ Compensation training for employers and insurance companies nationally

Professional Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • NE Member, National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network 2006 – 2017 & 2022 – Present
  • NE Member, ALFA International 2017 – 2021

Area of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, St. Andrew’s Child Enrichment Center, 2010 – 2015
    • President, 2011 – 2012
    • Vice President, 2010 – 2011