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Breandan Charles Donahue

Estate planning Attorney at Sioux City, IA

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  • State Years
    South Dakota - SD 9 years
    Nebraska - NE 10 years
    Iowa - IA 11 years
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State SD
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State NE
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State IA
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Attorney Breandan Donahue represents individuals and families at various life-stages to implement their legacy planning goals. Breandan knowledgeably crafts an estate plan to protect client wealth, ensure effective business succession planning, avoid probate taxes and fees, and preserve life wishes. His practice includes simple and complex wills, advanced trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, family farm legacy trusts, dual spousal lifetime access trusts, supplemental needs trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, dynasty trusts, asset protection trusts, trust funding, trust administration, estate litigation and probate.

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Executive Director of Estate Planning, Christie Finnegan, talks about Goosmann Trust Law Counsel and what makes them unique. Goosmann Trust Law Counsel is a boutique estate planning department within a full service law firm licensed in IA, NE and SD.
Executive Director of Estate Planning, Christie Finnegan, walks us through the Goosmann Trust Law Counsel Approach and what clients can expect throughout the estate planning process.
Goosmann Trust Law Counsel is a boutique estate and business succession planning department within a full service law firm and our focused experience ensures you receive the most personalized plan that helps preserve your wealth and legacy.

Location

Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
410 5th St
Sioux City, IA, 51101-1442
Goosmann Law FIrm, PLC
4300 S. Louise Ave.
Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD, 57106
Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
600 Stevens Port Drive
Suite 114
Dakota Dunes, SD, 57049
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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Estate Planning Attorney
  • Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Legal Fellowship
  • Nebraska Methodist Health System
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Summer Associate
  • Charles L. Weber Law Firm
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Summer Law Clerk
  • Tenth Judicial District: Hastings, NE
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Summer Law Clerk
  • First Court Of Appeals Houston, Texas
  • 2010 - 2010
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Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Hillsdale College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section
  • 2013 - Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Probate, Trust & Estate Planning Section; Taxation Section
  • 2013 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Prairie Family Business Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Wealth Counsel
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Sculpt Siouxland
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Siouxland Estate Planning Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Great Plains Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Great Plains Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Great Plains Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Great Plains Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish
  • Liability of Officers and Directors
  • 2015
  • Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish
  • Handling Contributions and Tax Deductions
  • 2015
  • Take Root
  • Family Farm Succession Planning
  • 2014
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Succession Planning Process
  • 2014
  • AFP Monthly Seminar
  • Basics of Charitable Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Baby Boomer Expo
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (2)
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Estate planning Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I recommend Breandan for any estate planning matter, but especially trusts. His knowledge of trust law and how to help clients preserve their assets is the finest in the industry. I recently worked on a disputed trust matter with Breandan, and was impressed with his work ethic, his skill, and his integrity. I highly recommend his work."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Breandan for a number of years. He has strong technical tax and legal skills. Equally important, he is friendly, hard working and extremely detail oriented."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Breandan is very professional and listens to the needs of his clients."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Co-worker
"Breandan assists our clients in planning their legacy, aiming to protect client wealth, support business succession, reduce taxes and fees, and, ultimately, ensure there is someone to listen to their wishes and implement them. He provides clients with peace of mind and continues to excel in his area of law."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 05
Relationship: Co-worker
"Breandan devotes his practice to estate planning matters. This allows him to be extremely proficient on any and all matters relevant to estate planning. Regardless of whether you are looking to draft a basic will, or looking to preserve a multi-million dollar estate, Breandan has the skills and resources necessary to achieve the best result possible. Breandan consistently addresses highly complex estate planning issues and develops a plan that is uniquely tailored to each and every situation that a client may be dealing with."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"Breandan is detail-oriented. He stays up to date on the new and advanced tools of estate planning to provide his clients with the attention needed for comprehensive estate plans."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Breandan is truly passionate about estate and business succession planning. He's able to focus 100% on a practice area that he truly cares about which is very clear in his work product and interaction with his clients."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Breandan is a sharp attorney with a wealth of estate planning knowledge."
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Sioux City Estate planning Lawyer Breandan Charles Donahue
Breandan Charles Donahue
Estate planning Attorney
Sioux City, IA
Licensed for 11 years