Jeffery T. Peetz


Jeffery T. Peetz


A Sidney, Nebraska native, Jeff’s practice is focused upon estate and trust planning and administration, including litigation matters, and business and wealth succession planning. In addition to these areas of practice, he also works with clients in community banking, financial institutions, and agricultural law matters.

Jeff works with all types of clients from individuals and small business owners to larger sized agricultural operators and community bank owners. Jeff advises these clients on a variety of contractual matters related to the operation of a successful business including their business succession planning.

Jeff is a frequent lecturer on estate planning topics, charitable giving as a component of one’s overall estate plan, and real estate law matters for the Nebraska Continuing Legal Education Committee of the NSBA. He formerly served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable William C. Hastings of the Nebraska Supreme Court from 1983 to 1984.

In 2008, Jeff was recognized by the Nebraska Planned Giving Council as a recipient of its Sowers Award for outstanding contributions to planned giving in Nebraska. Jeff has served in various leadership roles in many state-wide charitable organizations and is the past chairperson of the Lincoln Community Foundation.

In 2012, Jeff was elected as a fellow to the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC). ACTEC is comprised of approximately 2,600 of the nation’s top estate and trust estate attorneys. Membership requires nomination, review at the state and national levels, and election by the ACTEC board of regents.

Jeff has been recognized as an AV Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and was selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates. He was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Real Estate Law (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Practice Areas

Estate Planning, Estate Trust and Probate Administration
Banking & Financial Institutions
Business Entity & Tax Law
Real Estate
Agricultural Law

Bar Admissions


NSBA Section Membership

Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law
Bank Attorneys
Natural Resources and Environmental Law
Elder Law


American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow
American Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Lincoln Bar Association
Lincoln Probate Group
National Committee on Planned Giving, Member
Planned Giving Council of Nebraska, Member
Nebraska State Bar Foundation, Fellow


University of Nebraska, B.S.
Creighton University School of Law, J.D.

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