Ronald E. Frank

Omaha, Nebraska
phone 402-397-6200 (Local)
1-(888) 4SODORO (Toll Free)
fax 402-397-6290

Admitted to the Bar 1973, Nebraska. Education: University of Nebraska at Lincoln (B.A. 1970); University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D. 1973).

While attending law school, Mr. Frank participated with the Legal Aid Society of Nebraska and the Nebraska Unicameral Legislative Health and Welfare Committee.

From 1973 to 1975, Mr. Frank was the Agency Legal Counsel for the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court wherein lawyer Frank was involved with various areas of the Court’s administrative function, assisting the Judges of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court and updating and editing the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Legal Practice Manual.

From 1975 to 1981, he was associated with the Douglas County Public Defender’s office on the major felony trial staff, chairing numerous jury trials, including capital offenses.

From 1981 to the present,lawyer Frank has been associated with the law firm of Sodoro Daly Shomaker PC LLO, and its’ successor firm Sodoro, Daly, Shomaker, & Selde, PC, LLO. Mr. Frank practices in various areas of litigation, including workers’ compensation law, domestic relations, personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, etc. Mr. Frank’s main emphasis over his lengthy career has had emphasis in the area of workers’ compensation law, and in the course of his practice, he has been a participant in various workers’ compensation seminars and has conducted various lectures and break-out groups for claims personnel with an emphasis towards defense work.

Additionally, Mr. Ronald E. Frank has participated as a member of the Omaha Human Relations Board as a mayoral appointment and has been a member of, and has served as Chairman of the Nebraska Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law committee.

Mr.Ronald E. Frank is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association and the Nebraska Bar Foundation.

Mr. Frank is an “AV” rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.



  • Nebraska, 1973
  • Iowa, 2009


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973 J.D.
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1970 B.A.


  • Omaha Bar Association Member
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Legal Referral Committee and Past Chair
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Work Comp Committee and Past Chair
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation


  • Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, Agency Legal Counsel, 1973 – 1975
  • Douglas County, Deputy Public Defender, 1975 – 1981