Dennis G. Whelan joined Slowiaczek Albers in 2017.  Prior to joining the firm, Dennis’s practice focused on criminal defense and family law related matters.  His practice now focuses primarily on helping individuals through contentious divorce actions, custody disputes, division of marital assets, and criminal defense.

Mr. Whelan is a knowledgeable and skilled attorney with a vast understanding of family law.  He has proven himself as an effective litigator and negotiator, including successfully arguing before the Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals and regularly representing clients at trials and hearings.  Dennis uses his knowledge and experience to provide clients with highly effective legal representation.

Dennis is a lifelong Omaha resident who graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2009.  He received his Juris Doctor degree in 2012 from Creighton University.  Dennis is licensed to practice law in the states of Nebraska and Iowa, as well as federal court in the U.S. District of Nebraska.  He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and the Omaha Bar Association.



"Most cases are not won inside the courtroom.  They are won in how your attorney prepares for your case outside of the courtroom.  Being more prepared than opposing counsel gives me more credibility before the Court and leads to better results for my clients."


Bar Admissions

Nebraska, 2013

Iowa, 2012

U.S. District Court - Nebraska, 2013


University of Nebraska at Omaha, B.S., 2009

Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2012

Practice Areas


Activities & Accomplishments

Member, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 

Member, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Member, Omaha Bar Association

Member, Nebraska State Bar Association

CONTACT:   dwhelan@saalawyers.com  │  402-930-1000

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