Thomas Marlan Petersen

Also known as Thomas M. Petersen, Tom Petersen

Thomas Marlan Petersen

Criminal Defense Attorney

Omaha, NE





No Misconduct



Answers and Advice

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About Me

  I grew up in Spokane, Washington and discovered at an early age that I wanted to pursue a legal career. At age 16, I began working at a general practice law firm answering phones and filing legal documents. Eventually, I was admitted under Rule 16 of the Washington Supreme Court to represent clients on a limited basis. By age 19, I was handling traffic tickets in the lower courts under the...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($200/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Exceptional DUI Lawyer.

Posted by: Ryan 11 months ago.

I contacted Petersen Law to handle a DUI case that I got while visiting Omaha. Mr. Petersen met with me the next day and I immediately got a sense...

Tom did a great job for me!

Posted by: Steve 11 months ago.

Tom's ability to obtain favorable plea deals gives him 5 stars in my book. I was recently pulled over and ticketed for speeding and driving with no...
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Robert Jason De Groot
Robert De Groot

Deltona, FL

11 months ago

Relationship: Other

For nearly 2 decades this lawyer has been the heavyweight that you want in your corner
Tregg Robert Lunn
Tregg Lunn

Lincoln, NE

11 months ago

Relationship: Other

Mr, Petersen is highly respected in the criminal defense bar in Nebraska. I highly recommend him.
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1995 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Nebraska.
Last updated by Avvo: 11/19/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1995 – present

Petersen Criminal Defense Law


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1994 J.D. in Law

Creighton University School of Law


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2013 Top 50 DUI Lawyer in Nebraska



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1995- present Member

Nebraksa Bar Association

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2012 The Dangers of Drunk Driving Infographic

Omaha DUI Defense Law (Owned Website)

Speaking Engagements

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2005 Wills and Trust

at Wills and Trusts for Gay and Lesbian Couples

2004 DUI Prevention

at The Dangers of Drunk Driving