Widely-known Nebraska criminal defense attorney dies at 75
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A heavyweight Omaha criminal defense attorney has died.
6 News learned James Martin Davis had a heart attack Monday morning while getting ready for court, according to friends. Over the years, Davis often represented some of the highest profiled suspects in the Omaha-metro.
Some attorneys who were close to James Martin Davis say that he was often generous to a fault. He invited lawyers he worked with over the years to Christmas parties complete with gifts.
He took a number of attorneys to the Bahamas this spring for a getaway. When not talking about criminal law, Davis would often share details about his year as a secret service agent.
James Martin Davis was 75.
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