Experienced Estate Planning & Litigation Attorneys
The primary role of the firm’s “clients first” approach to representation is founded on the belief that effective and result driven legal representation should also be cost-effective and efficient. At Thies & Cook, we are here and ready to assist you in the process of estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, trust litigation, business formation, business planning and commercial litigation. In particular, we have over 40 years of combined experience to assist you in evaluating and making informed decisions regarding the distribution of your assets according to your wishes, protection of your estate through the courts, planning for and safeguarding vulnerable adults and addressing the establishment and structure of businesses. From beginning to completion, Thies & Cook is here to assist and support you with legal matters relating to your specific needs.
Areas of Practice
Upon your death or incapacity, don’t let the courts decide where your assets go. With planning and minimal preparation, you can ensure your estate is administered the way you intend and to the proper beneficiaries.
Probate & Trust Administration
We provide the advice, support, and direction you need to evaluate the best approach to administer the estate or trust of a loved one after they have passed, while ensuring you meet all of your fiduciary duties.
Probate & Trust Litigation
Estate planning documents are presumed valid, thus, if there is a dispute, timely action is required. We will walk you through the litigation process step by step to protect your interest and work to accomplish your goals.
Guardianships & Conservatorships
We offer the ease of mind through an intensive process of becoming a guardian or conservator, it can be fraught with many legal complexities, and that’s just the beginning.
We can assist you in acquiring a hold title for your firearm
Business Formation & Planning
We can assist you in evaluating and making informed decisions regarding the formation, operation, sale, merger or dissolution of your business. We will be by your side to ensure your goals are met and your interests are protected.
Commercial & Tort Litigation
We have extensive experience in the areas of commercial, civil and tort litigation to include breach of contract, misrepresentation, fraud, business torts, debt collection and debt defense.
Our firm has extensive experience in the areas of contested divorce, child custody, paternity, and parental visitation/parenting time disputes. You can trust that Thies & Cook will have the knowledge to answer your questions and advocate for your best interests in all family law matters. Additionally, we are equipped to guide you through the wonderful process of adoption and the excitement of blending and expanding your family. If you are ready to adopt, or you feel a stepparent adoption is right for your family, contact our office for a confidential consultation.
Benefits of our Clients First Approach
Innovative approach to addressing client issueswe focus on creative solutions tailored to the unique needs of the client
Diligent handling of client matterswe work hard for clients to get cost efficient and effective results
Free 30 minute initial consultationswe understand the importance of getting to know us before engaging our services
Direct access to our attorneyswe pride ourselves on being accessible and responsive to clients
Knowledgeable counsel and current office technologyour attorneys know the current legal trends and we employ the most current technology to promote productivity and provide client convenience
Fair and transparent feeswe understand the importance of providing clients with a clear picture of the value we provide through detailed monthly invoices
Brad M. Thies
Based on his upbringing in small town Nebraska, Brad believes quality advocacy and a strong attorney-client relationship are the cornerstone of representing clients in legal matters that can be stressful, adversarial and complex. In order to develop and maintain these constructive relationships, Brad works closely with clients to address their unique situations in a cost-effective and efficient matter tailored to meet the best interests of the clients through advanced planning for their estate or business, administration or contested litigation that could result in trial. At every stage, Brad is there for his clients to help them achieve their goals.
Justin J. Cook
Justin grew up on a large working farm and ranch in North Central Nebraska. Raised surrounded by agriculture, he started working on the family at a very young age and quickly developed a strong work ethic. As a Hastings College graduate, he received his law degree from the University of Nebraska in 2001. In 2003, Justin started his own firm, Lincoln Law, LLC, located in Lincoln, Nebraska. His focus is to look at each case individually and create strategic, successful solutions for his clients. Justin had been a leading solo practicing attorney in Nebraska and highly respected by his peers. He continues his hard work and dedication to the practice of law in Nebraska and Arizona as of 2021.
Amanda R. Greer
After deciding early in life she wanted to pursue a legal career, Amanda sought out a clerk position at a local law firm during high school. At this firm, she was immediately relied on to perform all legal research, discovery, aid in trial preparation and aid a variety of attorneys in numerous trials relating to family law, business organization, corporate litigation, etc. Amanda continued to work at the firm while she attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with concentrations in International Business and Global Strategic Studies, alongside a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Shortly after graduating, Amanda was accepted into the Creighton University School of Law, where she was placed on full academic scholarship and selected to be one of the first students in the Creighton Scholars program.