RICHARD HOCH, Partner Richard is a founding member of the firm, beginning his Nebraska City practice in 1973. Richard and his wife, Nancy, raised their family in Nebraska City and have both been instrumental in promoting Nebraska City's interests throughout the years. Richard is a long-time Rotarian.
Practice Areas: Real Estate Law; Civil Litigation; Probate Law; Business Law; Finance.
Admitted: 1964, Nebraska and United States District Court, District of Nebraska Law School: University of Missouri at Kansas City, JD, 1964 College: University of Kansas, BBS, 1961 Biography: Otoe County Attorney, 1967-1969. Counsel to the Governor of Nebraska,1969-1971. Commissioner: National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1970-1972; Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcementand Criminal Justice, 1970-1972.
DAVID PARTSCH, Partner Dave joined the firm in 2005 after having been a solo practitioner in Nebraska City, an Associate at a law firm in Norfolk, NE, and Legal Counsel for the Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations. Dave and his wife, Tammy (Thomson), are both Nebraska City natives and are involved in numerous local projects and organizations.
Practice Areas: Business Start-Ups & Succession Planning; Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning; Probate Administration; Civil Litigation; Taxation; Real Estate; & Criminal Prosecution.
Admitted: 1999, Nebraska and United States District Court, District of Nebraska Law School: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, J.D. With Distinction, 1999 College: Creighton University, B.S.B.A., summa cum laude, 1997
Community Involvement: Rotarian (President 2012-13); Nebraska City Community Foundation Fund - Chairman (2009-present); NCHS Alumni Foundation Board; Greater Nebraska Science and Engineering Fair Board; Baseball Association; Morton-James Public Library Foundation (Secretary); Nebraska County Attorney's Association (Legislative Committee, 2008-present); 2nd Judicial District Bar Assoc. (Treasurer); Past Involvement: Arbor Day Celebration Committee - Co-Chair (2006-07); First United Methodist Church Board of Trustees (Chair, 2007); Arise & Build Stewardship Campaign (Co-Director)(2010-11); FUMC Building Committee; Sunday School Teacher (2008-09).
TIM NOERRLINGER, Of Counsel Tim was recruited by Hoch & Partsch from his solo practice in Fairbury, Nebraska, where he also served as Deputy Jefferson County Attorney and Fairbury City Attorney. He joined Hoch, Partsch & Noerrlinger in 2007 and serves as Deputy Otoe County Attorney. Tim is originally from Omaha,NE, and graduated from Elkhorn Mt. Michael High School. Practice Areas: Family Law; Estate Planning; Civil Litigation; Criminal Prosecution.
Admitted: 2005, Nebraska and Unitied States District Court, District of Nebraska Law School: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, JD, 2005 College: Nebraska Wesleyan University, BA, 2002
JOHN PALMTAG, Of Counsel
John joined the firm in 2012 after graduating from the University of Iowa College of Law. At Iowa, John was a Teaching Assistant in the Economics Department where he taught Honors Microeconomics and Statistics for Strategy. John is a licensed real estate broker in Nebraska and Iowa. He is a native of Nebraska City and a graduate of Nebraska City High School and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. John is excited to be back in his home town.
Admitted: 2012, Iowa & Nebraska Law School: University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2012 College: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, 2009