Adam Sipple

Adam Sipple

Adam Sipple serves as Legal Director for the ACLU of Nebraska. His areas of expertise include free expression, criminal justice reform and voting rights.

He holds both a B.A in Political Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and J.D from Washington University School of Law in St Louis. Currently he practices law at Johnson & Mock PC in Omaha.

Early Life and Education

Adam Sipple is one of over one million US lawyers. For over two decades, he has practiced law and managed complex litigation matters as part of Nebraska State Bar Association membership and in Missouri and Illinois State Courts as well as Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals admissions.

He holds degrees in Political Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Bachelor’s degree, 1990) and Judicial Law from Washington University-St Louis School of Law (1993).

He has been selected to head up the ACLU of Nebraska’s statewide legal program as its new legal director and oversee complex litigation on issues including criminal justice reform, reproductive rights protections, LGBTQ equality and racial justice.

Professional Career

Blanchester senior guard Brayden Sipple recently earned a place on the state boys basketball career points list, scoring 33 in an 87-79 loss against Franklin (8-1) Tuesday night and has recorded 40+ in three of Blanchester’s games this winter.

Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has appointed Omaha attorney Adam Sipple as its new legal director, replacing Amy Miller who resigned last November. Sipple is a partner at Johnson & Mock of Omaha with over 20 years of experience practicing criminal defense and civil rights litigation; he will oversee efforts by ACLU Nebraska to bring about systemic change through litigation and other legal strategies; admitted in Missouri, Nebraska state courts as well as Eighth Circuit court of appeals.

Achievement and Honors

Adam Sipple has received many honors and awards for his academic achievements. While in high school he earned all-district offensive lineman status while competing three years as both shotputter and discus thrower on track and field. Adam was named People To People International Student Ambassador as well as earning national Achievement Scholarship Program awards.

He is licensed to practice law before all courts within the Eighth Circuit in Missouri, Nebraska and all U.S. District Courts within it. He specializes in several areas of practice such as personal injury law, workers’ compensation law, products liability claims for auto and trucking litigation as well as medical malpractice litigation.

Maria Barbara Drechsler Sippel was born 22 March 1810 in Ruckers near Fulda in Hesse-Kassel Germany, and passed away 9 August 1891 at Mt. Calvary Wisconsin (15a and 15b).

Personal Life

Adam and Barbara Drechsler Sippel’s family traveled from Ruckers near Fulda in Hesse-Kassel Germany via Nassau (Rensselaer Co.) New York to Fond du Lac County Wisconsin towns Marshfield and Forest where they settled with Felix Sippel, his wife Helen Van Alstyne; Ferdinand Sippel with Gertrude Hahner as his partner; Vincent Sippel with Magdalene Weber as his partner and Carl Sippel with Anna Rollman Wirth as their leaders.

Nebraska attorney Jeffrey Mock works at Johnson & Mock PC, LLO in Omaha. Recently appointed as leader of ACLU of Nebraska’s statewide legal program, in this role he will oversee litigation efforts that seek systemic change through legal strategies; these include free speech issues such as privacy breaches and criminal justice reform as well as reproductive rights, LGBTQ equality and racial equality.

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