Catherine L. Stegman
phone 402-397-6200 (Local)
1-(888) 4SODORO (Toll Free)
Before joining Sodoro Daly Shomaker PC LLO in January 2014, Ms. Stegman served as a law clerk for the Nebraska Supreme Court and career law clerk for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
Over the course of her career in the state and federal court systems, Ms. Stegman worked in diverse areas of law, specializing in the drafting of orders and court opinions, docket management, and the resolution of discovery disputes. While working for the U.S. District Court, Ms. Stegman worked on a full range of civil and criminal cases, including personal injury and insurance matters, state tort claims, breach of contract cases, and federal law cases involving civil rights claims, employment discrimination, ERISA, appeals from federal administrative agencies, Social Security, intellectual property, fair debt collection practices, federal securities laws, Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Arbitration Act, and unfair competition. Her wide and varied legal experience at the highest levels of law in this environment has given Ms. Stegman a unique and valuable insight in making the most persuasive arguments for her clients.
In private practice, Ms. Stegman’s work has centered around probate and estates, medical malpractice defense, complex case management, discovery matters, motion practice, and appellate litigation. At home, Ms. Stegman enjoys landscaping, gardening, and old-house restoration.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Civil Motion Practice in State and Federal Courts
- Probate and Estates
- Civil Case Management, Electronic Discovery, and Complex Document Production
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Appellate Law
- Contract Law
- State of Nebraska, 1988
- State of Iowa, 2016
- U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, 1988
- J.D., University of Nebraska, 1988
- B.S., Iowa State University, 1978, History & Sociology
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Nebraska State Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
- Omaha Bar Association
- Iowa State Bar Association