Frank W. Pechacek Jr. was awarded with the Outstanding Alumni Award by the University of Iowa Law School Foundation. Mr. Pechacek has served on the Foundation since 2006. He was on the Board of Directors, Treasurer, Vice President and Chair of the Finance Committee. Mr. Pechacek was Chair of the Finance Committee when the Foundation exceeded a $50 million contribution campaign on schedule.
In 1993, Mr. Pechacek co-founded the law firm of Willson & Pechacek, P.L.C., in Council Bluffs. Mr. Pechacek is admitted to practice law in both Iowa and Nebraska. His practice is concentrated in the fields of business law, tax, estate planning, trusts, probate and real estate.
He was recently further honored at the 150th Gala celebrating Iowa College of Law’s 150th milestone anniversary. Mr. Pechacek was recognized as one of a select group of 150 distinguished graduates who matriculated at the school during its 150-year history. Honorees included graduates from the late 1800’s, who were honored posthumously.
Mr. Pechacek currently serves as director and past President of Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation, Inc., Pottawattamie County Community Foundation Investment Committee, and serves as Commissioner on the Pottawattamie County Civil Service Commission. He is also an Honorary Lifetime Director and past Board Chair of the Loess Hills Chapter of the American Red Cross and Lifetime Director of the Iowa Law School Foundation.