Experience and Expertise That Define Success

EKO understands the challenges today’s organizations face, the issues that confront you and the decisions you must make. We put you in a position of advantage that ensures success.

Representing Local and National Clients

Engles, Ketcham & Olson is one of the leading firms representing local, regional and national clients throughout the Midwest. While we understand that relatively few cases go to trial, we’re tenacious and strategic litigators – with rich trial experience that enables us to secure optimal outcomes. We welcome the opportunity to demonstrate why we’re the best choice to provide you with specialized legal expertise that is specific to your business, your industry and your needs.

Areas of Practice

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General Liability

The potential for exposure is vast. So are the capabilities, experiences and expertise of EKO attorneys. From commercial and private property to automobile, personal insurance and product liability, we have vigorously and successfully defended for damages.

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Specialty Areas

Increasing tendency toward litigiousness is especially apparent in such areas as professional liability, transportation, construction, employment and banking and finance. The attorneys of Engles, Ketcham & Olson provide successful representation to mitigate risk through prevention and avoidance of loss, dispute resolution and a proven ability to prevail in litigation.

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Insurance Litigation

Because it’s the only kind of work we do, EKO brings strong insurance defense work that is both process and outcome driven. Our experience extends to insurance claim and coverage issues, bad faith, fraud and subrogation at every level of state and federal courts.

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Workers’ Compensation

Understanding and analyzing a worker’s illness or injury claim is critical to our ability to defend employers’ rights. EKO successfully addresses the full spectrum of Workers’ Compensation claims.

The Best Relationships Begin With the Best People

Ultimately, clients hire attorneys, not law firms. Engles, Ketcham & Olson’s attorneys are consistently considered among the best by clients. Their specializations and proven performance in and outside the courtroom have helped to build established reputations. They also understand the importance of building trust, integrity and a genuine rapport that is at the foundation of the enduring relationships we enjoy with our clients.

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Albert M. Engles


With more than 30 years of practice, Bert Engles brings a wealth of experience to all types of litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury, commercial litigation and products liability.

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Dan H. Ketcham


In his nearly 30 years experience, Dan Ketcham has litigated a wide array of civil and commercial cases, including complex cases of professional negligence, product liability and catastrophic injury.

Stephen G. Olson, II


Having litigated or arbitrated in excess of 70 cases and mediated more than 300 cases, Steve Olson is a trusted and experienced insurance defense attorney with nearly 30 years of experience.


Justin K. Burroughs


A valued member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team, Justin Burroughs specializes in the Workers’ Compensation appeals and mediation. His experience spans a wide range of client businesses, industries and cases.

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Garrett Lutovsky


With a practice focused primarily on Workers’ Compensation, Garrett Lutovsky provides aggressive defense for employers, insurers and third-party administrators. His experience spans all areas of Workers’ Compensation.

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Find out how EKO can enable you to minimize exposure and maximize results.