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Brandon Hamm is a Shareholder and member of Koley Jessen’s Estate and Business Succession Planning Group. Brandon’s practice areas include estate planning, estate and trust administration, business formation, business planning and succession, federal and state taxation, charitable giving, private foundations and general business law.

He advises individual clients on the preparation of all types of estate plans, from simple plans to those involving sophisticated insurance structures, wealth transfer mechanisms and business succession planning components. He counsels entrepreneurs and small business owners on all manner of general business matters, including entity formation, tax and insurance matters, and the design and implementation of buy-sell arrangements.

Brandon frequently writes articles and gives presentations on estate and business planning-related topics.

Brandon was recognized for Private Wealth Law by Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2017. The publication noted feedback from clients, including:

"I like his demeanour, I like the way he has focused on getting to know our family and understanding the fabric of who we are and what we stand for. He's really done his homework and he's very well prepared."

"a reasonable, down-to-earth person, very smart and educated but easy to communicate with and very understanding."

Brandon has been rated by his peers as an AV Preeminent® attorney in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2016. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2018 (© Woodward/White Inc.) for his work in Trust and Estates.

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Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America (© Woodward/White Inc.), Trusts and Estates, 2018
Recognized for Private Wealth Law by Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2017 
"AV" Rating, Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® or CAP® designation from The American College of Financial Services, 2014

Community & Professional

Nebraska State Bar Association
Financial Planning Association of Nebraska
Society of Financial Service Professionals, Omaha Chapter, Board of Directors (2012-2014)
Omaha Estate Planning Council, 2014 – Present

Education

J.D., Creighton University, 2005 (magna cum laude)

M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002

B.S., Truman State University, 1998 (magna cum laude)

  • Biology

Admissions

  • State of Nebraska
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