Charles V. Sederstrom, Jr.


Charles V. Sederstrom, Jr. was born in Deadwood, South Dakota on December 18, 1941.  He attended Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Dakota in 1967.  He began practicing law in Omaha, Nebraska in July of 1968 with Donald H. Erickson and subsequently began the law firm of Erickson|Sederstrom. Chuck’s area of specialization has been in Corporate Law with a particular reference on Health Law. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Legal, Compliance and Legislative Services to Alegent Creighton Health, which is the largest nongovernmental employer in the state of Nebraska and the largest hospital in the state of Nebraska with 10 hospitals, 450 employed physicians, and over 100 separate points of entry into the health system.

Chuck was the Venerable Master of the Scottish Rite, Lodge of Perfection in the Omaha Valley and has been active in Masonic bodies over the course of thirty years.  He is a member of the Scottish Rite, the York Rite, and Tangier Shrine, where he has been a member of the Royal Order of Jesters since 1985 and served as its Director in 1998.  He was the Personal Representative of the Scottish Rite Sovereign Grand Inspector General of Nebraska for several years and has also been a member of the Scottish Rite Cathedral Board of Omaha which oversees the operation of the Scottish Rite Center.  Chuck was appointed Scottish Rite Deputy to the Supreme Council for Nebraska in May 2007 and Sovereign Grand Inspector General in Nebraska in 2009.  Over the course of the past thirty years, he has been involved with the Salvation Army having served on the local Omaha Board and for the past fifteen years served on the Advisory Board of the National Salvation Army.  He has served the Omaha Salvation Army in many other capacities:  Board Resources Committee, General Chairman of the Christmas Committee, Planning Committee, Chairman of the Advisory Board, and Bequest and Endowment Committee in 1999.  He received the Others Award in 1994.  In addition, he was formerly Chairman of the Combined Health Agencies of America.  Chuck is a very active member and leader in many legal and civic organizations, including American Diabetes Association, American Lung Association, Arthritis Foundation, Boy Scouts of America, Combined Health Agencies Drive of Nebraska, Goodwill Industries, United Way, Rotary International, Chamber of Commerce and the Omaha Home for Boys. Chuck was President of the Omaha Bar Association in 1984 – 1985.

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Health Law


Black Hills State University, University of South Dakota College of Law 1967, J.D.

Admitted To

Nebraska US District Court (Nebraska) ·South Dakota

Professional and Civic Affiliations

American Academy of Hospital Attorneys ·National Health Lawyers Association ·National Association of College and University Attorneys ·Nebraska State Bar Association ·Omaha Bar Association, President 1984-1985 ·South Dakota State Bar Association Professional Positions: ·Alegent Health General Counsel ·Alegent Creighton Health formerly Senior Vice President of Legal, Compliance and Legislative Services ·Erickson|Sederstrom, P.C., President, 1970-2001, Chairman 2003-2005 ·Midlands Financial Services, Board of Directors, 1981-2007 ·Midplains Financial Services, Partner, 1985-present ·Nebraska State Bank of Omaha, Board of Directors, 1978-2007; Black Hills State University Foundation, Board of Directors, 2014. -Autism Center of Nebraska – Board of Directors, 2012 · Alegent Health – Plainview Hospital Board of Directors, 2012·Alegent Health, Board of Directors, 1995-1998 American Diabetes Association, Nebraska Affiliate Board of Directors, 1989-1991 ·American Humanics Community Council, 2003-present American Lung Association, Board of Directors, 1993-1997 Arthritis Foundation, Nebraska Chapter, President, 1991; Vice President, 1989-1990; Board of Directors, 1987-1995; Chairman, Deferred Giving Committee, 1989-1990 ·Bergan Mercy Health Systems, Board of Directors 1995-1998 Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Council of Regents, 1986-1994 ·Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council, Board of Trustees, 1993-present; Chairman, Directors Division, Friends of Scouting, 1995-2010; Honorary Chairman - 2014 Jubilee Burgess Health Center, Board of Directors, 2005-present Combined Health Agencies Drive of Nebraska, President, 1989-1990; Board of Directors, 1986-1993; Campaign Chairman, 1985-1986 Combined Health Appeal of America, Chairman, 1990-1992; Vice Chairman, 1989; Board of Directors, 1987-1998; Development Committee, 1988; Chairman, "Partners in Health," 1988 Community Charities of America, Board of Directors, 1998 Community Health Plaza, Chairman, 1990-1991; Board of Directors, 1990-1992 Cooper Village, Chairman, 1993-1994, Board of Directors, 1993-2002 First Responders' Critical Support Foundation, Chairman, 2013, Board of Directors, 2013 Goodwill Industries, Board of Directors, 1994-2004; President 2001-2002; Life Member 2005 Immanuel Health Systems, Board of Directors, 1995-2002 Immanuel Medical Center, Board of Directors, 1995-1998 Legal Aid Society, Development Council, 1987-1997 Lutheran Health Services Foundation, Vice Chairman, 1987; Secretary/Treasurer, 1984-1986; Board of Directors, 1984-1988 Midwest Conference on Business, Board of Directors, 1988-1997 Mizpah Lodge No. 302 National Voluntary Health Agencies of Nebraska, Local President, 1987-1992; Board of Directors, 1987-1993 National Voluntary Health Agencies/Combined Health Appeal of America (An alliance of America's premier health charities), Interim Board of Directors, 1998 Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board of Directors, 1994-2000; Leadership, Membership Campaign, 1994; Chairman, Steering Committee, Omaha Executive Institute, 1993; Steering Committee, Executive Institute, 1987-1993; West Council, Executive Committee, 1986-1989; Omaha Executive Dialogue IV, 1988-1989; Leadership Omaha Selection Committee, 1986-1987 Omaha Home for Boys, President, 1992-1993; Vice President, 1990-1991; Planned Giving Committee, 1994; Board of Directors, 1987-present; Board of Trustees, 1986-present; Building Long-Range Planning Committee, 1990-present; House Committee, 1988-1990 Quality Living, Inc., Board of Directors, 1993-1996 ·Rotary International District 5650, Chairman, World Community Service, 1982; Chairman, Foundation 3H/Special Grants Program, 1988; District Governor's Representative, 1991-1992; Northwest Rotary Club, Secretary, 1979-1980; President, 1980-1981; Board of Directors, 1979-1984 and 2009-2012, Fellowship Committee, Fundraising Committee, Programs Committee and Public Relations Committee Royal Order of Jesters, 1985-Present; Director, 1998 Salvation Army (Western Division - Central Territory), Board of Directors, 1987-present; Board Resources Committee, 1992; Chairman, Board Resources and Nominating Committee, 1992-1993; Chairman, Advisory Board, 1994-1997; General Chairman, Christmas Committee, 1994; Planning Committee, 1994; Bequest & Endowment Committee, 1999; Recipient of the Others Award, 1994 ·Salvation Army (National), Member National Advisory Board, 1995-2004 and 2005-present; Chairman National Development Committee, 2000-2004; Member Red Shield Committee, 1996-1998 Scottish Rite 33°, Master, Lodge of Perfection, 1989; Foundation, Board of Trustees, 1987-1989; President of the Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha, 2002-2004; Cathedral Board, Director, 1998-present; Personal Representative of Sovereign Grand Inspector General 2004-2007; Deputy of the Supreme Council for Nebraska, 2007-2009; Sovereign Grand Inspector General in Nebraska, 2009 - present; Grand Treasurer General of the Supreme Council, 2013 ·Tangier Temple, York Rite, 1991-present United Way of the Midlands, Campaign Cabinet, Professional Division, 1987-1988; 1995 Board of Directors, 1988-1991; Public Policy Committee, 1990 Youth Emergency Services - Board of Directors, 1994-1995 West Health Institute, Board of Directors 2011 The International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay, Legion of Honor lifetime member, 2008; Class 3 Deputy, 2010. Political Organizations: Bush for President Campaign, Daub for Senator Campaign, 2nd District, Finance Chairman, 1988 Lawyers for Bush/Quayle, Nebraska Chairman, 1988-1992 ·Nebraska Finance Committee, Vice Chairman, 1988 Lawyers for Reagan/Bush, Nebraska Chairman, 1984 National Finance Committee, 1992 Nebraska Finance Committee, Vice Chairman, 1988 RNLA Judicial Advocacy Panel Member, 2003-present

Additional Information

Salvation Army, Other's Award 1999;  6/2008 - DeMolay Legion of Honor, Active Member of The International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay; Black Hills State University - Recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award 4/12/2012; Inducted into the Goodwill Omaha Hall of Fame 11/13/2012; Recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals 1/31/2013; Recipient of The Grand Master's Humanitarian Award presented by the Grand Lodge of Nebraska 5/1/2013; Recipient of the 2013 Robert M. Spire Public Service Award presented by the Omaha Bar Association, Law Day 2013; Alegent Creighton Health Spirit of Mission Award, 2013; Nebraska State Bar Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award 3/1/2014; The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2016 edition (included for last 20 years)

Office Location

Regency Westpointe
10330 Regency Parkway Drive Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68114-3761
(402) 397-2200
(800) 279-3756