Tim Clare

Education: 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Business Administration, B.S., 1985; Creighton University, College of Business Administration, M.B.A., 1992; Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1992, Creighton Law Review

States: 

Nebraska

Industries: 

Automotive

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Construction

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Energy & Utilities

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Financial Services

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Health Care

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Individuals

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Manufacturing

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Nonprofits

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Agriculture

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Professional Services

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Restaurants, Retail & Hospitality

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Technology

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Transportation

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Tim is recognized throughout the region for his work in estate and business planning, estate administration, and entity formation. Tim uses his business and legal experience in working with individuals for their individual estate planning needs, along with families and closely held businesses with business and succession planning. Both SuperLawyers® and Best Lawyers® have recognized Tim in the areas of Trusts, Estates, and Business Planning.

Tim also serves as the Firm's Chair, driving innovation and serving as the Firm's public representative throughout the state.

  • One of Lincoln’s 30 Most Influential Men, Lincoln Journal-Star (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • University of Nebraska Board of Regents (2009-Present)
    - Chairman (2013, 2019)
    - Vice Chairman (2012, 2018, 2022)
    - Chairman – Academic Affairs Committee (2018)
    - Co-Chairman – President Search Outreach and Advisory Committee (2014)
    - Chairman – Business Affairs Committee (2012, 2014, 2015)
    - Vice Chairman – Audit Committee (2016)
  • West Haymarket Joint Public Agency (2010-Present)
    - Vice Chairman (2011-Present)
  • Union Bank & Trust Company, Lincoln, NE – Board Member (2011-Present)
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel – Fellow
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • Lincoln Community Foundation – Trustee
  • Lincoln Estate Planning Council – Past President
  • Lincoln Probate Discussion Group
  • Uniform Trust Code Study Committee
  • Nebraska Legislative Study Group for the Nebraska Uniform Trust Code (November, 2003)
  • Nebraska Continuing Legal Education – Planning Chair (2000)
  • Lincoln Community Foundation – Board of Directors (2016-Present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV Rating (highest available rating)
  • Free Enterprise Award – Lincoln Independent Business Association (2014)
  • 2018 Carmen and Tony Messine- Community Involvement Award
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers – Estate Planning & Probate/Closely Held Business
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Trust and Estates, and Utilities
  • Special Olympics-Nebraska – Breakfast of Champions Event Chair (2015)
  • Honorary Member of the Mortar Board – University of Nebraska – Lincoln (2014)
  • Honorary Member of the Society of Innocents – University of Nebraska – Lincoln (2011)
  • Salvation Army Honorary Christmas Chair (2011)
  • Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, Past President
  • Lincoln Children’s Museum, Past Board Member
  • Cedar’s Foundation, Past Board Member
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Business Administration, Past Adjunct Professor
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Business Administration, Alumni Board, Past
    President
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Board Member

  • Authored an Op Ed in the Lincoln Journal Star January 2018 on behalf of the university of Nebraska system regarding impending legislative budget reductions and its impact on economic growth of the State
  • Tim Clare — a man interconnected, article in the Lincoln Journal Star (December, 2010)
  • Young Lawyers Section Annual Institute on the Survey of Nebraska Law on behalf of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Law (September, 2004)
  • “Drafting Under the Nebraska Uniform Trust Code – Trustee Powers and Liabilities” on behalf of the Nebraska State Bar Association (March, 2004)
  • “Uniform Trust Code Overview” on behalf of the Nebraska State Bar Association (November, 2003)
  • “Sourcebook on the Nebraska Uniform Trust Code” – Co-Author
  • “Comments and Recommendations for Enactment of a Nebraska Uniform Trust Code” – Co-Author (December, 2002)
  • “Nebraska Probate System IV, Guardianship & Conservatorship Forms” Co-Author (October, 1997)
  • “Retirement Plans: Income/Estate Tax Planning Considerations & Beneficiary Designation Considerations” Author – Nebraska Lawyer (September, 1997)
  • “Section 21-2040.01: Interested Director Transactions in Nebraska – A Proposed Interpretation” 25 Creighton L. Rev. 603 (1992)

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