Probate & Trust Litigation
Mr. Svoboda is a civil litigation attorney with over 29 years of industry experience. He joined Evans & Dixon in 2021 and brought with him a diverse practice which includes personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, probate & trust litigation, insurance law, commercial litigation, and medical malpractice.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Svoboda represented Ford Motor Company in a case titled Dobrovolny v. Ford, which solidified the Economic Loss Doctrine in Nebraska. The Economic Loss Doctrine provides that when a manufactured product self destructs and the warranty period is over, the owner cannot recover in tort for the value of the product - there must be some other property damage or personal injury along with the loss of the product.
Honors and Awards:
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
The Best Lawyers in America - Insurance Law & Personal Injury Litigation, 2018-2022
Nebraska State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
Mr. Svoboda is a frequent presenter for CLEs on topics such as Probate & Trust Litigation, and The Economic Loss Doctrine in Nebraska. He has served several times as a moderator for a panel of District Court Judges on a CLE title What District Judges Want You to Know.
Outside of the office, John enjoys hunting, partaking in his kid's school activities, and hobby farming.
Creighton University, J.D., 1992
Creighton University, B.S.B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1989
All Nebraska Courts (1992)
U.S. District Court of Nebraska (1992)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (2006)