Lawrence Whelan

Attorney Lawrence G. Whelan
  • Founder/Attorney, 1990


Omaha, NE





Lawrence G. Whelan founded Whelan Law Office in 1990. For the past 30+ years, Lawrence has proven himself as an aggressive and skilled drug defense attorney. He has devoted a great percentage of his life to protecting the rights of individuals charged with drug crimes.

Lawrence has vast experience defending clients charged with all types of drug crimes in both state and federal courts. He is a thorough investigator, scrutinizing police reports for information and details that may aid his clients. You can be at ease knowing that Lawrence is there for you.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1995


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • National Criminal Defense College Graduate, "Trial Practice Institute" - 1992
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • B.A. - 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1992
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Member, Legal Committee, 2008 to Present
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1992 - Present