Committed, compassionate and thorough legal counsel

The law office of Dana V. Baker, P.C., L.L.O. has been proudly serving the Lincoln, Lancaster County community for many years, providing high quality, objective and professional legal services to our clients.

We utilize a common-sense approach and strive to serve our clients promptly and effectively in our areas of practice.

About Dana V. Baker

Dana V. Baker has been practicing law in Lincoln, Nebraska for more than 35 years. Mr. Baker is committed to providing thorough, personal and compassionate legal counsel to his clients, their families and businesses.

Dana V. Baker

Bar Admissions

Nebraska, 1979
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1979
Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 1988

Education

University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
J.D., 1979 – with distinction
Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska
B.S. in Accounting, 1979 – summa cum laude

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell Rating: BV
Order of the Coif
Nebraska Law Review, 1977-1979

Professional Associations and Memberships

Nebraska State Bar Association Member, 1979 - present
Lincoln Bar Association Member, 1982 - present

Past Employment Positions

Clerk for the Honorable Hale McCown, Nebraska Supereme Court Justice, 1979-1980
Brower, Treadway & Bird, Fullerton, Nebraska, 1980-1982
Barney, Carter, Johnson & Baker, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982-1989
Johnson & Baker, P.C., Lincoln, Nebraska, 1989-2003

Areas of Practice

Probate & Trust Administration

We handle probate estates and trust administration on an hourly basis rather than a percentage and assist with advice to keep costs low and avoid unnecessary expense. We prepare the needed documents and guide the personal representative (executor) or trustee through the steps involved with final expenses, debts and taxes and distributing the estate or trust assets to beneficiaries in accordance with the intentions of the deceased.We handle probate estates and trust administration on an hourly basis rather than a percentage and assist with advice to keep costs low and avoid unnecessary expense. We prepare the needed documents and guide the personal representative (executor) or trustee through the steps involved with final expenses, debts and taxes and distributing the estate or trust assets to beneficiaries in accordance with the intentions of the deceased.

Business Organization

We advise clients regarding the formation and administration of business entities, which includes the following services:

  • Business entity formation, such as an LLC, a sole proprietorship, partnership, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, Professional Corporation or 501(c) (3) Nonprofit Corporation.
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Organizing the business, including drafting articles, bylaws and resolutions and securing tax identification numbers
  • Drafting and negotiating lease agreements
  • Representation in mergers, acquisitions and dissolutions
  • General business planning and advice
Estate Planning

We assist in determining and preparing an individualized estate plan utilizing the strategies that are the most beneficial for our client’s personal needs and legal goals, including wills, trusts, probate administration plans and other tools for protecting and allocating assets and establishing guardianships for minor children. We also assist with appointing a power of attorney for financial and health care purposes, drafting a living will or advanced directive, and drafting premarital agreements to preserve estate plans.

Real Estate

We represent our clients in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions, which include preparation of the necessary documents for buying or selling a residence or business, such as agreements for purchase, leases, deeds, mortgages and other documents required to convey title or to maintain a security interest. We also handle landlord and tenant matters for landlords.

Representative Clients

PCE Inc. Logo

PCE, Inc., consisting of Apex Plastics, Geist Plastics and HTI Plastics

Carpets Direct, Inc. Logo

Carpets Direct, Inc.

Cherry Hill Company Logo

Cherry Hill Company, LLC

Legacy Retirement Communities Logo

Legacy Retirement Communities

Settje Agri Services and Engineering, Inc. Logo

Settje Agri Services & Engineering, Inc.

The Wild Bird Habitat Store Logo

Wild Bird Habitat Stores, Inc.

Queenland, Inc.

Servant Cab, LLC

Contact

Contact

Address

130 N 16th Street

Suite #100

Lincoln, NE 68508

Phone

402.438.8300

Email

dvbakerlaw@aol.com


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