Dennis P. Lee is the founder and president of Lee Law Office.
He graduated from Creighton University and then received his law degree from the Creighton University School of Law. While in law school he was a staff editor of the Creighton Law Review. Following graduation from law school he was in private practice for several years before becoming a prosecutor for three years working with local, state and federal law enforcement addressing, among other areas, narcotics and felony investigations. He is a graduate of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Training program.
Upon returning to private practice he has continued to focus his practice on estate planning, probate, and civil litigation. He is a frequent speaker on estate planning topics.
He is the only attorney in Nebraska that is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.
He has served on several Boards of Directors including: New Cassel, Inc., an Omaha senior living community, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the City of Omaha Cable Television Advisory Corporation, and Hearts United for Animals in Auburn, Nebraska. He has been named a Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, recognized for excellence and leadership in the legal community, and has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. Lee Law Office has been named the Small Business of the Year by the Millard Business Association and is also certified by Omaha.dog as the only pet friendly law firm in Omaha.
In addition to being a court approved guardian and conservator instructor for Volunteers Assisting Seniors, he has authored publications on various estate planning topics including: The Law of Conservatorships, Practical Aspects of Conservatorships, A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in Nebraska, Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts in Nebraska, Current Developments in Nebraska Estate Administration, and Nebraska Elder Law: Medicaid, Trusts and Estate Planning for the Elderly. He has been invited to speak on evidentiary issues in administrative hearings in the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan and Saudi Arabia.
He is an American Legion certified baseball umpire and in his spare time he enjoys competing with his Old Smoke Wagon BBQ team at KCBS certified BBQ competitions.