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Erin C. Duggan Pemberton



Erin graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor in 2001 from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law and held the positions of Executive Editor and Fellow for the Buffalo Criminal Law Review, as well as Class Director for the Student Bar Association. She received the Faculty Choice Award for outstanding leadership. She worked as an Assistant District Attorney until moving home to Lincoln in late 2006 and joined Wolfe Snowden in March 2007. Erin became a partner at Wolfe Snowden on January 1, 2013.

Erin is actively licensed to practice law in Nebraska and New York.

Prior to practicing law, Erin had a long and fulfilling career in nursing and nursing administration.  Erin received her Nursing Diploma from Bryan School of Nursing in 1984. She worked in the Operating Room at Bryan East (then Bryan Memorial Hospital) for nine years; first as an OR Tech, next as an RN, and then as the Assistant Unit Director until moving to Kansas City in 1988 to accept the position as Manager of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Mid America Heart Institute of St. Luke’s Hospital.

Erin completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in 1992 from Webster University and assumed the position of Director of Nursing at St. Mary-Corwin Regional Medical Center in Pueblo, CO. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing Administration, with distinction, in 1997 from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY.


  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Health Law Section, Chair
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • New York State Bar Association (past member)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Sigma Theta Tai International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Association of Nurse Executives – AONE(past)
  • Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN)
  • DRI Trucking Committee


  • Rotary Club 14 - Downtown Lincoln
  • Rotary Leadership Institute graduate
  • Bryan College of Health Sciences Board of Trustees, Chair
  • Guest Lecturer on legal issues in the nursing program at Bryan College of Health Sciences
  • Foster Care Review Office - Local Board Member
  • Partners of the Americas member (past)


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