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D.C. "Woody" Bradford

Houghton Bradford Whitted PC, LLO
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D.C. "Woody" Bradford
Houghton Bradford Whitted PC, LLO

A preeminent AV rated attorney, Woody Bradford is a founding member of Houghton Bradford Whitted PC, LLO. His practice is comprised of commercial litigation, business and tax litigation, personal injury litigation and criminal law. He has represented individuals in a variety of commercial and litigation matters from estate planning to real estate foreclosures, including debt reorganization, insurance disputes, creditor/debtor matters, and on behalf of taxpayers.

Woody is a member of the Omaha, Nebraska State and American Bar Associations, as well as the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and the American Association for Justice. He is a past president of both the Omaha Bar Association (1992-1993) and the Nebraska State Bar Association (1998). He is also a past Executive Council Member of the Omaha Bar Association (1987 – 1989 and 1991 – 1994), and served on both the Executive Council (1989 – 1995) and House of Delegates (1986 – 2001) of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Woody has served as an arbitrator for over 25 years in disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, employment of illegal immigrants, artistic services, crop failure, insurance, personal injury, professional malpractice and real estate contracts.


Woody has served as President of the Boards of Girls, Inc., Urban League of Nebraska and Omaha Schools Foundation, and presently serves as President of the Board of the Omaha Police Foundation. He was a founding member of the Tri-Faith Initiative and now serves as Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska.


J.D., BerkeleyLaw, 1966

A.B., Dartmouth College, 1962

Bar Admissions:

Nebraska and U.S. District Court, District Court of Nebraska (1967)

U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota (1994)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1975)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (2008)

U.S. Court of Claims (1969)

U.S. Tax Court (1985)

U.S. Supreme Court (1976)

Professional Organizations:

American Arbitration Association

American Bar Association

American Inns of Courts

CJA Panel Member (1985-present)

Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

Nebraska State Bar Association

Omaha Bar Association


Benson High School Hall of Fame

Nebraska Bar Foundation Fellow

American Bar Association Fellow

Robert M. Spire Pro Bono Award

Nebraska State Bar Association Visionary Award

Richard S. Arnold Award for Distinguished Service & Lifetime

Achievement (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit)

Omaha Bar Association Lifetime Achievement Award

Lewis F. Powell Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics (8th Circuit)

Tri-Faith Initiative Bridge Builder Award (2019)

Award of Special Merit from the Nebraska State Bar Association (2019)

The Nebraska Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and Nebraska

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