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John K. Boyer

John K. Boyer

Partner
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5220 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Legal Experience

  • Teton Acquisition Corp. MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Merger ($2.5 billion "going private" transaction)
  • Children's Hospital, $57,000,000 Bond Issue (1997)

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Taxation
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Health Care and Physicians
  • Business Succession Planning

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • Nebraska, 1969
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1969

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1969
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
    • B.A. - 1966
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Sales and Use Tax Handbook, Nebraska Sales and Use Tax, Co-Author, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, 1991
  • Sales and Use Tax Handbook, Nebraska Sales and Use Tax, Co-Author, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, 1990
  • Sales and Use Tax Handbook, Nebraska Sales and Use Tax, Co-Author, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, 1989
  • Real Estate Taxes--Constitutional Issues, Protests, and Appeals, Nebraska Bar Association (Author), 1989
  • Sales and Use Tax Handbook, Nebraska Sales and Use Tax, Co-Author, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, 1988
  • Multistate Income Issues--A National Concern, Author, American Bar Association, 1982
  • The Impact of Pacific Power and Light Company v. Department of Revenue, 286 Or 529, 596 P.2nd 912 (1975) on Future Administrative and Judicial Proceedings, National Tax Association Proceedings (Author), 1980

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer on Sales and Use Tax, Multistate Income Tax, Real Estate Tax, Nonprofit Taxation Matters, Personal Property Tax before the Nebraska Bar Association, American Bar Association, Section on Taxation, National Tax Association, American Academy of Hospital Attorneys

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Citizen of the Year, Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2004
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Taxation Section, State and Local Taxation Section, and Corporations Section, 1969 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • National Tax Association, Tax Institute of America, Member
  • Institute of Property Taxation, Member
  • International Association of Assessing Officers, Member
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, Member
  • American Society of Law and Medicine, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Omaha Zoological Society, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, President and Member, Board of Directors
  • Omaha Zoo Foundation, President, Secretary, and Member, Board of Directors
  • Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Member, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and General Counsel, Past Chairman
  • Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology, and Engineering, University of Nebraska Omaha, Member, Board of Policy Advisors
  • The Durham Museum, Member, Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  • Omaha Performing Arts Society, Holland Performing Arts Center & Orpheum Theater, Secretary
  • Omaha Development Foundation, Member, Board of Directors
  • Omaha Development Council, Inc., Member, Board of Directors
  • Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America, Past Chairman and Current Member, Board of Trustees
  • University of Nebraska Foundation, Past Member, Board of Directors and Current Member, Board of Trustees
  • Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Member, Board of Directors
  • MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Tetrad Holdings Company, Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • Fungo, Inc., Omaha Storm Chasers, AAA Baseball, President and Member, Board of Directors
  • Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation, Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • Clifton and Anne Stuart Batchelder Foundation, Trustee and Secretary
  • Dixon Family Foundation, Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • Amy L. Scott Family Foundation, Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • The W. David Scott Foundation, Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • Lewis & Clark Great Journey West, IMAX Format, Executive Producer, Film production
  • Kilimanjaro to the Roof of Africa, IMAX Format, Production Executive, Film production

Past Employment Positions

  • Nebraska Army National Guard, 1969 - 1975
  • State of Nebraska, Captain, Staff Judge Advocate, 1973 - 1975

John K Boyer

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5220

Practice Areas

Admitted

1989

  • U.S. Supreme Court

1969

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1969

COLLEGE: Southern Methodist University, B.A. Economics, 1966

John K Boyer MH

Honors and Awards

  • Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Inductee (2014)
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  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Taxation Section, State and Local Taxation Section, and Corporations Section, 1969
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1969
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1969
  • National Tax Association, Tax Institute of America - Member
  • Institute of Property Taxation - Member
  • International Association of Assessing Officers - Member
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys - Member
  • American Society of Law and Medicine - Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation - Fellow

Presentations and Publications

  • Lecturer on Sales and Use Tax, Multistate Income Tax, Real Estate Tax, Nonprofit Taxation Matters, Personal Property Tax before the Nebraska Bar Association, American Bar Association, Section on Taxation, National Tax Association, American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • The Impact of Pacific Power and Light Company v. Department of Revenue, 286 Or 529, 596 P.2nd 912 (1975) on Future Administrative and Judicial Proceedings, National Tax Association Proceedings (1980) (Author)
  • Sales and Use Tax Handbook, Nebraska Sales and Use Tax (1988), (1989), (1990), (1991), (American Bar Association, Section of Taxation) (Co-Author)
  • Real Estate Taxes--Constitutional Issues, Protests, and Appeals, Nebraska Bar Association (1989) (Author)
  • Multistate Income Issues--A National Concern, (American Bar Association, 1982) (Author)

Legal Experience

  • Teton Acquisition Corp. MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Merger ($2.5 billion "going private" transaction)
  • Children's Hospital, $57,000,000 Bond Issue (1997)

Past Employment

  • Nebraska Army National Guard, 1969-1975
  • State of Nebraska, 1973-1975, Captain, Staff Judge Advocate

Other

  • Civic Activities
    • Lewis & Clark Great Journey West and Kilimanjaro to the Roof of Africa
    • Omaha Zoological Society, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo - President and Member, Board of Directors
    • Omaha Zoo Foundation - President, Secretary, and Member, Board of Directors
    • Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce - Member, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and General Counsel, Past Chairman (2005)
    • Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology, and Engineering, University of Nebraska Omaha - Member, Board of Policy Advisors
    • The Durham Museum - Member, Executive Committee and Board of Directors
    • Omaha Performing Arts Society - Secretary; (Holland Performing Arts Center & Orpheum Theater)
    • Omaha Development Foundation - Member, Board of Directors
    • Omaha Development Council, Inc. - Member, Board of Directors
    • Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America - Past Chairman and Current Member, Board of Trustees; Citizen of the Year (2004); 1996 Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
    • University of Nebraska Foundation - Past Member, Board of Directors and Current Member, Board of Trustees
    • Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Member, Board of Directors
  • Corporate Affiliations
    • MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company - Past Member, Board of Directors; (a Berkshire Hathaway Company)
    • Tetrad Holdings Company - Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
    • Fungo, Inc. - President and Member, Board of Directors; (Omaha Storm Chasers, AAA Baseball)
  • Foundation Affiliations
    • Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation - Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
    • Clifton and Anne Stuart Batchelder Foundation - Trustee and Secretary
    • Dixon Family Foundation - Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
    • Amy L. Scott Family Foundation - Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
    • The W. David Scott Foundation - Secretary and Member, Board of Directors
  • Other Affiliations
    • Other - Secretary and/or Director of numerous corporations, foundations, and professional corporations
    • Film production: Lewis & Clark Great Journey West (IMAX Format), Executive Producer, and Kilimanjaro to the Roof of Africa (IMAX Format), Production Executive

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