Adam Sipple

Adam J. Sipple


Washington University in St. Louis School of Law,
Juris Doctor, 1993

University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
B.A., Political Science, 1990


Nebraska ACLU Lawyers Panel
2015 to Present

Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
1996 to Present

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
1993 to Present

Nebraska State Bar Association
1993 to Present


"Fourth Amendment Update" NCDAA: Habeas Corpus
September, 2013

"Fourth Amendment Update"
Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Seminar

June, 2013

"Using Expert Witnesses to Help Unravel the Mystery of Sex Offense Cases"
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Seminar

March, 2012

"Dogs on the Run: Challenging the Drug Dog Sniff"
Federal CJA Panel Seminar

October, 2009


Federal CJA Panel Award, 2009


United States District Court, District of Nebraska, 1994
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1994
Nebraska State Courts, 1994
Nebraska State Bar Association, 1993
Missouri State Bar Association, 1993
Missouri State Courts, 1993


United States v. Mantich, 287 Neb. 320, 842 N.W.2d 716 (2014)
Vacating sentence of life imprisonment without parole imposed in 1993

United States v. Prokupek, 632 F.3d 460 (2011)
Dismissing federal drug case

United States v. Lucas, 451 F.3d 492 (2006)
Reversing federal drug conviction

State v. Luebbert, 2004 WL 726869 (2004)
Reversing DUI conviction

State v. Kula, 260 Neb. 183, 616 N.W.2d 313 (2000)
Reversing murder conviction

State v. Mays, 6 Neb. App. 855, 578 N.W.2d (1998)
Reversing felony DUR conviction

State v. Fitch, 255 Neb. 108, 582 N.W.2d 342 (1998)
Reversing felony marijuana conviction


Diaz v. Johnson - D. Neb. 4:12CV3144 (2012)
Favorable settlement of civil rights claim based on false arrest

State v. Perry - Lancaster Co. CR11-1092 (2011)
Complete jury acquittal of defendant based on false confession defense

State v. Gaffney- Washington County (2011)
Dismissal of twelve counts of sexual abuse based on expert testimony that witnesses had been hypnotized by therapist

State v. Cleavenger, Douglas County CR10-9073030 (2010)
Acquittal based on plea of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

Sledge v. Clarke - D. Neb. 4:09CV3090 (2009)
Favorable settlement of civil rights claim based on non-consensual search of person

State v. Kofoed- Cass County CR09-40 (2009)
Co-Counsel with Clarence Mock in successful prosecution of crime lab employee who planted evidence

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