Charles W. Hastings
Charles W. Hastings, a native of Lincoln, Nebraska, has practiced in Hastings since graduating from the University of Nebraska Law College in 1977. Charles practices in the area of Business Planning, forming and advising Corporations, LLC’s, Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, and other business entities; Estate Planning and Probate, writing and administering Wills, Trusts and all aspects of individual planning; Real Estate Practice, including the sale and acquisition of real property and structuring like-kind exchanges; and Guardianships and Conservatorships. “Our firm engages in a general practice which allows us to serve all aspects of a family’s legal needs from adoptions, to forming and operating businesses, to planning their retirement and administration of their estate plan. I am humbled when I think of the number of instances where I have been privileged to serve three generations of a family.”
Charles is a member of First Presbyterian Church, Mid-West Lodge 317, Tehama Shrine, Hastings Valley of the Scottish Rite, Hastings Noon Kiwanis Club and the YMCA. He serves on the board of Directors of the Hastings Community Foundation, the advisory board of the Hastings Corps of the Salvation Army, is President of Hearts & Hands Against Hunger of Hastings and is President of the Scottish Rite Foundation of Nebraska. He has served on the boards of Leadership Hastings, Hastings Public Library, and Hastings Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Nebraska and local bar associations.
David H. Fisher
David H. Fisher grew up in the town of Aplington in North Central Iowa and graduated with distinction from the University of Northern Iowa. He then served 2 years in the United States Army before attending Creighton University Law School where he graduated, cum laude, in 1976. He was a partner in a major Omaha, Nebraska law firm in its branch office in Hastings, Nebraska. In 1987 he joined in the formation of the current firm. He has served on the Hastings Civil Service Commission since 1987, and has been on the elected Educational Service Unit No. 9 Board since 1987, he is currently serving as President. He and his wife, Barb, have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. He is active in the First Presbyterian Church, Hastings Noon Lions Club, Hastings Noon Rotary Club, and has served on numerous civic and charitable boards over his years in Hastings. Dave is a member of Mid-West lodge 317, Hastings Valley of the Scottish Rite and Tehama Shrine, serving as the Shrine attorney for decades.
He is admitted to practice before the Nebraska Supreme Court, the United States District Court of Nebraska and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Adams County Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, and American Bar Association. Dave’s areas of practice include corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and business formation and operation, employment law, contracts, real estate, environmental law, wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, taxation and litigation related to all of such areas of practice.