D. Charles Shoemaker

Private Practice Lawyer

Practice Areas: Estate planning, probate, wills, trusts, corporations, LLC's, partnerships, charitable organizations.

1977, Nebraska

Law School
University of Michigan, J.D.

Adams County, 10th Judicial District and Nebraska State Bar Associations.

Chuck Shoemaker graduated from the University of Michigan School of Law in 1976 and was formerly a partner in the largest law firm in Omaha. Chuck is now "of Counsel" for the law firm of Sullivan Shoemaker P.C., L.L.O. His practice focuses on estate and business planning for families and family owned enterprises, including the drafting and administration of wills and trusts. Another major area of Chuck's practice is the creation, operation and counsel of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnership and other for profit and non-profit business entities.

Chuck is one of two attorneys in the firm to have an "AV" rating by Martindale Hubbell.  In order to receive an "AV" rating, an attorney must be acknowledged by fellow attorneys to be both an outstanding lawyer and have excellent ethics.

Chuck served two terms on the Hastings City Council and currently serves as chair of the Hastings Utilities Board of Public Works. He is a past Chairman of the Nebraska Humanities Council. He also is President of the Hastings Community Foundation and on the board of the Kitty M. Perkins Foundation and the Shoemaker Family Foundation, which are private charitable foundations. Chuck is a member of the Hastings Noon Rotary Club and is on the board of the Hastings Economic Development Corporation.  He is serving, or in the past has served, on the Boards of Directors of Hastings Noon Rotary, the Hastings Area United Way, the Nebraska Public Radio Foundation, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce, the Hastings Family YMCA, the Sertoma 8-man All Star Game and the Hastings Chapter of the American Cancer Society. He is involved in real estate development and is the majority owner Wilson Case, a Hastings manufacturer of hard shell transportation cases which are sold nationwide.

Chuck's experience as an attorney, business owner and community leader provides our clients with the rare ability to receive advice and planning from an attorney who understands the interaction between business, the community and the law through first-hand experience.


Sullivan Shoemaker P.C., L.L.O., attorneys at law, serve clients in the Hastings, Nebraska, and Wahoo, Nebraska, regions.

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