Headshot.jpg

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHEELER LAW

Standing Up for You and Your Rights

Lyle E. Wheeler, Jr. formed Wheeler Law, LLC in 2018. His practice manages general litigation cases, including but not limited to civil, criminal, family & divorce, with a focus on business transactions, estate planning & probate, and tax law. 


Lyle grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska. After graduating high school, he served four years active duty in the United States Army as a Cavalry Scout. During his military career, he served one tour of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 08-09. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant.


Following his military career, Lyle returned to Nebraska to study business and accounting at Wayne State College. While attending school, Lyle ran his own construction company. He graduated in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting.


Upon graduation, he accepted the position of staff accountant at Auten, Pruss, & Beckmann P.C. where he advised corporations, partnerships, and individuals on tax strategy and regulations. Lyle’s love of business, and of tax law in particular, led him to apply for law school at University of Nebraska. Upon starting his first year of law school, Lyle continued his accounting career at HBE Becker, Meyer, Love, LLP, working as a staff accountant.


In 2014, he left HBE to accept a law clerk position at Wolfe, Snowden, Hurd, Luers and Ahl, LLP. He then left there in 2015 to join Keating, O’Gara, Nedved and Peter, PC, LLO initially as a law clerk, and later as an associate attorney. Lyle earned his Juris Doctorate from the UNL College of Law in May of 2016. His studies included concentrations on Business Transactions and Taxation.


He served as the president of the Federalist Society’s UNL Student Chapter and as the treasurer of
the Armed Forces Legal Society. His awards consist of:

  • The CALI for Excellence for the Future in Securities Brokers, Mutual Funds and Investment Advisors

  • International Mediation Competition, 2nd Place Overall Team, 4 th Place Attorney-Client Team

  • Federalist Society’s Alexander Hamilton Feddy for Most Improved Chapter


Lyle’s other notable achievements include:

  • Serving on U.S. Senator Ben Sasse’s Judicial Advisory Commission – providing consultation on the selection of jurists, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshall for the District of Nebraska.


Lyle’s volunteer activities include mentoring youth in the TeamMates program and serving on the Board of Directors for Willard Community Center, Nebraska Fraternal Order of Police Foundation, and Nebraska Transition College. He enjoys spending time with his three children, and when he can, he also enjoys golfing and fishing.

"Wheeler Law has been providing personalized and timely counsel to the people of Nebraska since 2018. I know how complex and overwhelming the legal process can be. This is why my goal is to help you understand your rights and the issues affecting your case.


Wheeler Law works hard to protect your rights. But my job doesn’t stop there — I strive to keep you informed about the details of your case as they evolve. Wheeler Law keeps you involved and personally guides you in making important decisions about your case. I am here to serve you and protect your rights. Call today and schedule a consultation."