200 S. 21st St., Suite 400

Lincoln, NE 68508


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PAUL J. PETER, Partner

PHONE: 402-475-8230
TOLL-FREE: 888-234-0621
FAX: 402-475-8328
EMAIL: pjpeter@keatinglaw.com
ASSISTANT EMAIL: nthies@keatinglaw.com


Practice Areas

Business Law
Acquisitions & Divestitures
Commercial Law
Intellectual Property
Estate Planning
Real Estate Law
Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations


About Paul

Paul Peter’s fields of special interest are corporate law, taxation and estate planning.  In addition, Mr. Peter has extensive experience in the nonprofit corporation and student loan sectors of law.  Highly regarded and rated at the highest levels of excellence by his peers in the legal community, Mr. Peter represents a number of privately held and nonprofit companies in Nebraska and throughout the Midwest.  He has counseled his clients in organizational and structural issues, mergers and acquisitions, as well as ongoing business and contractual relationships.

Paul particularly specializes in nonprofit organization law.  He represents numerous nonprofit organizations, including public charities, private foundations, religious organizations, professional societies and trade associations.  Paul’s work includes forming nonprofit organizations and establishing their federal and state tax-exempt status.  He also assists clients in tax exempt compliance, as well as maintaining, merging, and dissolving various types of nonprofit organizations.

Education & Admissions


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1985 J.D.
    Law Review: Nebraska Law Review, Symposium Editor, 1983-1984
  • University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska, 1981 B.A.

Bar Admissions


  • Nebraska, 1985
  • S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1985
  • S. Tax Court, 1985
  • S. Supreme Court 1995
Professional Associations
Lincoln Bar Association – Member
Nebraska State Bar Association – Member
American Bar Association – Member
Nebraska State Bar Foundation – Fellow

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Whether we are assisting a client with a settlement or taking a case to trial, we have the same standard of excellence for every matter we address

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice
Car & Auto Accident
Products Liability
Serious Personal Injury
Professional Liability

Business Law

Business Transactions
Civil Litigation
Commercial Law
Commercial Litigation
Creditor’s Rights
Intellectual Property
Tax Law

Estate Planning

Business Succession Planning

Workers Compensation

Fraudulent Claims
Compensation Disputes

Insurance Defense


Labor Law

Wrongful Termination
Health Insurance
Wage Rates
Labor Relations

Family Law & Divorce

Child Custody
Domestic Relations
Juvenile Court
Marriage Dissolutions

Real Estate Law

Mediation, Arbitration, & Litigation
Titles, Contracts, & Leases


Alternate Dispute Resolution

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Keating O'Gara Law

200 S. 21st St., Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68510

Phone: 402-475-8230
Toll Free: 888-234-0621
Fax: 402-475-8328

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Toll Free: 888-234-0621
Fax: 402-475-8328

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