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Amanda M. Forker advises clients in the areas of estate planning, trusts, wealth transfer, taxation, business succession planning, and nonprofit administration. Her representation of clients includes providing insight and direction to nonprofit and for-profit entities, planning business ownership succession, creating charitable giving plans, and generally coordinating her client’s family, business, and charitable objectives through estate and tax planning. Amanda enjoys building a relationship with her clients, learning about their business and investment portfolios, and understanding the unique needs of their families.

Amanda was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Estate Planning & Probate in 2021-2023. Amanda was listed in Nonprofit/Charities Law in Omaha Magazine’s 2021 Top Lawyers listing.

Education

  • American College, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, 2017
  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BSBA, Finance, Highest Distinction University Honors Program, 2008

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Omaha Venture Group, Past Chair
  • Junior Achievement Volunteer

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Iowa, 2011
  • Nebraska, 2012

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Developing comprehensive wealth transfer plans with individuals and business owners
  • Providing comprehensive representation of estate fiduciaries, including assistance with estate and gift tax returns, from of completion to IRS review
  • Supporting families with multigenerational communication and planning for wealth and business transfer
  • Representing individuals and foundations in design and implementation of charitable gift agreements and commitments
  • Assisting nonprofit private foundations with operating procedures, governance, and compliance with IRS regulations
  • Representing nonprofit organizations in matters with the IRS


Profile

Amanda M. Forker advises clients in the areas of estate planning, trusts, wealth transfer, taxation, business succession planning, and nonprofit administration. Her representation of clients includes providing insight and direction to nonprofit and for-profit entities, planning business ownership succession, creating charitable giving plans, and generally coordinating her client’s family, business, and charitable objectives through estate and tax planning. Amanda enjoys building a relationship with her clients, learning about their business and investment portfolios, and understanding the unique needs of their families.

Amanda was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Estate Planning & Probate in 2021-2023. Amanda was listed in Nonprofit/Charities Law in Omaha Magazine’s 2021 Top Lawyers listing.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Omaha Venture Group, Past Chair
  • Junior Achievement Volunteer

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Developing comprehensive wealth transfer plans with individuals and business owners
  • Providing comprehensive representation of estate fiduciaries, including assistance with estate and gift tax returns, from of completion to IRS review
  • Supporting families with multigenerational communication and planning for wealth and business transfer
  • Representing individuals and foundations in design and implementation of charitable gift agreements and commitments
  • Assisting nonprofit private foundations with operating procedures, governance, and compliance with IRS regulations
  • Representing nonprofit organizations in matters with the IRS


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