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Estate Planning Law Group of Blazek & Gregg – Estate and Business Planning Attorneys Serving Nebraska & Iowa

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James T. Blazek

James T. BlazekJim is the founder and President of the Estate Planning Law Group of Blazek & Gregg, P.C., L.L.O., a unique law firm that specializes in estate and business planning, serving clients throughout Nebraska and Western Iowa. He is also the Managing member of Wealth Design Strategies, LLC, which designs estate and business plans for clients nationally.

Jim is an Omaha native. He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1978, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentrating in Finance. Jim received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Creighton University School of Law in 1981. In 1982 he was admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He has been assisting clients with their Estate and Business Planning needs for over twenty-six years. Jim is a member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, Nebraska Council of Estate Planning Attorneys, Omaha Estate Planning Council, the Esperti Peterson Institute and the Nebraska Bar Association. He has received the designation of Advanced Wealth Strategies Planner from the Esperti Peterson Institute. In addition, he serves as an instructor for the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. Jim lectures locally and nationally on Estate Planning topics. For many years he has helped train Accountants, Insurance Professionals and other Attorneys in many Estate Planning and Business Planning strategies. He has a special interest in helping farm families with their specialized planning concerns. He is co-author of Estate and Tax Planning for Qualified Retirement Plans and IRA's in Nebraska (2002), Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies (1999), How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Nebraska (1996), and Elder Law – Taking Control (1995), all published by the National Business Institute. In addition, he is contributing author for Generations – Planning Your Legacy (1998), Giving: Philanthropy for Everyone (2002), and Love, Money, Control: Reinventing Estate Planning (2004), all published by the Esperti Peterson Institute.

Jim and his wife, Denise, have eight children and live in Elkhorn, Nebraska.

Jerrod M. Gregg

James T. BlazekJerrod is a native Nebraskan who was born in Grant and raised in Oshkosh, Nebraska, where his family still resides. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1997. During this time he was a Regents Scholar and received the Certificate of Superior Scholarship and Academic Honors. In 2003, Jerrod received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law, with an emphasis on business transactions.

Jerrod has been a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association since 2003. Before joining the Estate Planning Law Group of Blazek & Gregg in 2009, he began his legal career as an associate with McQuillan & McQuillan, P.C. in Ogallala, Nebraska. In his time there he specialized in various areas of the law, including a particular emphasis on Estate Planning and Probate. Jerrod is a member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. Given his upbringing in a rural community, Jerrod has a special interest in assisting farm and ranch families with their planning goals.

He is also a member and former officer of the Elks lodge, through which he was involved in education and events benefitting children, as well as programs recognizing and remembering our veterans. Jerrod and his wife, Kendra, have two children. They enjoy spending time with family and are active within their church. He also enjoys Husker football, golf and hunting.