Peter G. Lennington is a Twin Cities attorney and counselor, helping traditional and non-traditional families plan for life, deal with death, resolve conflict, and preserve a lasting legacy. His plans are comprehensive and highly personalized. Hundreds of families have engaged Peter to ensure that their loved ones have the information, guidance, and resources they need in the event of a death or disability.
Peter is past president of the American Association of Trusts, Estates, and Elder Law Attorneys (AATEELA), a national, invitation-only organization of attorneys specializing in estate planning and elder law. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; and a member of the Wealth Counsel, a nationwide collaboration of trusts and estates attorneys and other legal, tax and business professionals. Peter's continuing education and collegial involvement ensures the most sophisticated planning techniques are always available to the firm's clients. He is also a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section; and the Hennepin County Bar Association.
Peter graduated from the University of Toledo, College of Law in 1990, where he was Editor of the Toledo Law Review, 6th Circuit Edition. He has served as the chief appellate court clerk for Hon. Donald R. Ford, presiding judge of the Ohio Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; and for the current Assistant Presiding Judge Gary Larson, of the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District Court.
Peter is a frequently requested lecturer for the University of Minnesota, College of Human Ecology, and speaks to private groups on a variety of different topics, including family protection planning, wealth preservation, and elder law. Peter also routinely instructs attorneys and other financial professional in the areas of estate planning and planning for the elderly.
As the firm's founder, Peter holds the highest standard of client services, scholarship and lawyer accessibility. Peter serves the firm's clients by first listening closely to their goals, dreams and concerns. He then works with them to develop superior plans, that reflect his clients' own unique situations. Peter is committed to helping his clients understand that the foundation of estate planning is not just saving tax dollars, but also appreciating the value of planning for themselves and their loved ones