Michael J. Koberlein has been practicing veterans law since 2012. He has helped veterans secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in VA benefits and represents clients at all stages of the VA claims process before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He has been instrumental in successfully assisting many veterans receive the benefits they deserve. The NSBA invited Mike as a guest lecturer in 2015 for the NSBA CLE conference “Veterans’ Administration Law Practice: What New Practitioners Need to Know.” He assists clients with claims for PTSD and other mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, disabilities related to Agent Orange exposure, musculoskeletal injuries, and individual unemployability.

Mike enjoys spending time with family, exercising, serving in the community and creative writing.

Areas of Practice

  • Veterans’ Appeals
  • Veterans’ Disability Benefits
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. – 2010
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. – 2006

Honors & Awards

  • Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout Award
  • Vector Marketing – President’s Award
  • Society of Professional Journalists – Mark of Excellence Award

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Military Law Section
  • Lincoln Bar Association, Member
  • National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Member
  • Nebraska National Guard Historical Society, Legal Counsel