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Trev E. Peterson is a life-long Lincoln resident. He joined the Knudsen Law Firm on his graduation from law school in 1981 and became a partner in 1986. Trev served as the firm’s managing partner from 2002-2006 and on the firm’s management committee for several terms, the most recent being from 2002 to date. Trev is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers; a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America; was selected in 2007 as a Super Lawyer of the Great Plains; is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute; and the American, Nebraska and Lincoln bar associations. He has served as president, vice president and secretary of the Bank Attorney’s Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, and is currently the vice president of the Bankruptcy Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association


Trev obtained his juris doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln with high distinction in 1981. He was selected as a member of the Order of the Coif, a law school scholastic honorary society and was a member of the Nebraska Law Review from 1979-81. He obtained his bachelor of arts degree in 1978, also from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, where he was selected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Since his graduation from law school, Trev has focused his practice on real estate, bankruptcy, business planning, banking and commercial law. Trev is a frequent speaker at continuing education seminars on the issues of real estate, bankruptcy, foreclosure, debtor-creditor’s rights, and collection law.


Trev and his wife have two children. Trev’s interest in scouting was rekindled when his daughter and son joined scouts. Trev volunteers with his daughter’s girl scout troop and serves as a cub scout pack committee chairman and has held a number of other leadership positions with his son’s cub scout pack, including assistant den leader and treasurer. Trev and his children have also discovered shared interests in model railroading and computer gaming. Trev is also active in his church, serving as an elder, usher and committee member.


Trev’s other interests include military history, war gaming, politics, home repair projects, and NFL football.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 20%
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 20%
  5. Banking: 20%


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Knudsen Law Firm

3800 VerMaas Place
Suite 200
Lincoln, NE, 68502


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer of the Great PlainsSuper Lawyers2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nebraska State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Real Estate LawyersN/AN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawN/AN/A1981