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Omaha community mourns longtime lawyer, community leader James Martin Davis

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Posted at 6:43 AM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-04 12:45:57-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Family, friends and the community remembered one of Omaha's most recognizable legal voices this morning.

James Martin Davis passed away Monday.

Watch the funeral service for Davis below or on our Facebook page.

Davis became ill while waiting for court and called his secretary to say crews were flying him to the hospital because he was having a heart attack.

Davis is known for his work on several high-profile criminal cases. He also ran for congress in 1996.

The decorated Vietnam veteran also became a voice for others who served.

James Martin Davis was 75.

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