Brodkey, Cuddigan, Peebles, Belmont & Line, LLP


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Bruce Harrison Brodkey


Omaha, NE





Bruce Brodkey has practiced law for 43 years, and shares his experience and legal talents with his partners and associates. He has taught many real estate and estate planning classes and seminars, including Advanced Real Estate Law and Keys to Success In A Real Estate Transaction. In 1997, he was named a Fellow by the Nebraska State Bar Foundation. Mr. Brodkey is admitted to practice in California, Nebraska, the U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District Court of the District of Nebraska.

Mr. Brodkey has belonged to many professional associations, including the Nebraska State Bar Association, in which he served as a Member of the House of Delegates from 1977 - 1997. Mr. Brodkey was a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association Ways and Means Committee for several years in the late 1990's and also previously served as the vice chair of the Public Relations committee. He has been a longtime member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Bar Association. In addition, Mr. Brodkey is a lifetime member of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation.

Mr. Brodkey earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of California.

Mr. Brodkey was an attorney advisor to the City Charter Review Commission in the early 1980s. He has also given numerous speeches on advanced real estate planning and estate planning.



Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning 35%
  • Corporate 25%
  • Tax Planning 10%
  • Litigation 10%
  • Commercial 5%
  • Real Estate 10%
  • Miscellaneous 5%

Litigation Percentage

15% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972
  • Nebraska, 1972
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Economics


  • Advanced Real Estate Seminar, National Business, 1994 to 1996
  • Estate Planning Speeches, 1990 to 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska Bar Association, 1971 to Present
  • American Bar Association, 1971 to Present
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1971 to Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Foundation, 1997 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Fitzgerald, Brown, Leahy, McGill and Strom, Associate, 1971 to 1979
  • Batt & Brodkey, Partner, 1979 to 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • Regency HomeOwners Association - Board, 2004 to 2008


  • Alpha Epsilon Pi