The attorneys at Lepant & Lentz are licensed to practice law in the State of Nebraska for both federal and state courts. The law office serves both the Lincoln and Omaha areas and many areas in the eastern portion of Nebraska. Both Dave and John meet with clients in our Lincoln office, while John meets with clients in our Omaha office. If Lincoln or Omaha is not convenient, Dave and John are happy to meet their clients and prospective clients at a different locale.
David Lepant graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in Business Administration. After he served a variety of positions for Miller and Paine for eighteen years, he pursued his legal career.
Dave obtained his Juris Doctroate with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1993. Dave served as the Chairman of the Allen Moot Court Board and was a member of the Barristers while in law school. Dave has been practicing law since 1993 and has served as Chairman of the Gage County Mental Health Board since 1999. Dave has also been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Beatrice for more than thirteen years, serving two terms on the Board of Directors. Dave co-authored an article in The Nebraska Lawyer: John A. Lentz & David P. Lepant, When the Heart-Broken are Financially Broken: Divorce and Bankruptcy, 14 The Neb. Lawyer No. 3, 11 (March, 2011).
John Lentz chose the legal profession later in life because he wanted a challenging and rewarding career where he could help people in unfortunate situations and help people plan in order to avoid those same circumstances in the future. John graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law, receiving a Juris Doctorate with Distinction in 2010. He also holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy.
While in law school, John received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Bankruptcy, Secured Transactions, Business Planning, and Native American Law Seminar. John also received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence and the American Law Institute/American Bar Association’s Scholarship and Leadership Award. He was also chosen as the first-place winner in the 2009-2010 American Indian Law Review Writing Competition, for his article “When Canons Go to War in Indian Country, Guess Who Wins?” Barrett v. United States: Tax Canons and Canons of Construction in the Federal Taxation of American Indians.” 35 Am. Ind. L. Rev. 211 (2010). In addition, John co-authored an article in The Nebraska Lawyer: John A. Lentz & David P. Lepant, When the Heart-Broken are Financially Broken: Divorce and Bankruptcy, 14 The Neb. Lawyer No. 3, 11 (March, 2011)