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 eighteen years served on the Advisory Board for 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 was a very active member and leader in many organizations, including American Diabetes Association, American Lung Association, Arthritis Foundation, Boy Scouts of America, Combined Health Agencies Drive of Nebraska, Goodwill Industries, United Way, Chamber of Commerce and the Omaha Home for Boys.  Chuck is currently active with the Autism Center of Nebraska, First Responders’ Foundation, Scottish Rite, Burgess Health, West Health Institute and Omaha Northwest Rotary Club.  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
South Dakota

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Alegent Health
General Counsel
Board of Directors, 1995-1998
Alegent Creighton Health
Formerly Senior Vice President of Legal, 
Compliance and Legislative Services
Autism Center of Nebraska
Board of Directors, 2012-present
Alegent Health – Plainview Hospital
Board of Directors, 2012
American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
American Diabetes Association
Nebraska Affiliate Board of Directors,
American Humanics Community Council
American Lung Association
Board of Directors, 1993-1997
Arthritis Foundation, Nebraska Chapter
Board of Directors, 1987-1995
President, 1991; Vice President, 1989-1990
Chairman, Deferred Giving Committee, 
Bergan Mercy Health Systems
Board of Directors, 1995-1998
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Council of Regents, 1986-1994
Black Hills State University Foundation
Board of Directors, 2014
Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council
Board of Trustees, 1993
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
Campaign Chairman, 1985-1986
Board of Directors, 1986-1993
President, 1989-1990
Combined Health Appeal of America
Board of Directors, 1987-1998
Development Committee, 1988
Chairman, “Partners in Health,” 1988
Chairman, 1990-1992; Vice Chairman, 1989
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
Erickson|Sederstrom, P.C.
President, 1970-2001
Chairman, 2003-2005
First Responders’ Critical Support Foundation
Chairman, 2013 - 2017
Board of Directors, 2013-present
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
The International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay
Legion of Honor Lifetime Member, 2008
Class 3 Deputy, 2010
Legal Aid Society
Development Council, 1987-1997
Lutheran Health Services Foundation
Secretary/Treasurer, 1984-1986; 
Vice Chairman, 1987
Board of Directors, 1984-1988
Midlands Financial Services
Board of Directors, 1981-2007
Partner, 1985-present
Midwest Conference on Business
Board of Directors, 1988-1997
Mizpah Lodge No. 302
National Association of College and University Attorneys
National Health Lawyers Association
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
Nebraska State Bank of Omaha
Board of Directors, 1978-2007
Nebraska State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
President, 1984-1985
Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, 1994-2000
Leadership, Membership Campaign, 1994
Chairman, Steering Committee
Omaha Executive Institute
West Council, Executive Committee,
Steering Committee, 1987-1993
Omaha Executive Dialogue IV
Leadership Omaha Selection Committee, 
Omaha Home for Boys
Board of Trustees, 1986
Board of Directors, 1987
House Committee, 1988-1990
Building Long-Range Planning Committee, 
President, 1992-1993; Vice President, 1990-1991
Planned Giving Committee, 1994
Quality Living, Inc.
Board of Directors, 1993-1996
Rotary International District 5650
Board of Directors, 1979-1984 and
Secretary, Northwest Rotary Club,
President, 1980-1981
Chairman, World Community Service, 1982
Chairman, Foundation 3H/Special Grants
Program, 1988
District Governor’s Representative,
Fellowship, Fundraising, Programs,
and Public 
Relations Committees
Royal Order of Jesters
Director, 1998
The Salvation Army (National)
National Advisory Board, 1995-2004; 
Red Shield Committee, 1996-1998
Chairman, National Development
Committee, 2000-2004
The 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,
Planning Committee, 1994
Bequest and Endowment Committee, 1999

Scottish Rite 33°
Foundation, Board of Trustees, 1987-1989
Master, Lodge of Perfection, 1989
Director, Cathedral Board, 1998
President, Scottish Rite Foundation of
Omaha, 2002-2004
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-present
South Dakota State Bar Association
Tangier Temple, York Rite
United Way of the Midlands
Campaign Cabinet, Professional Division,
Board of Directors, 1988-1991 and 1995
Board of Directors, Youth Emergency
Services, 1994-1995
West Health Institute
Board of Directors, 2011-present

Political Organizations

Lawyers for Reagan/Bush, Nebraska Chairman, 1984
Vice Chairman, Nebraska Finance Committee, 1988
National Finance Committee, 1992
Bush for President Campaign
Lawyers for Bush/Quayle, Nebraska, Chairman, 1988-1992
Vice Chairman, Nebraska Finance Committee, 1988
Daub for Senator Campaign, 2nd District, Finance Chairman, 1988
RNLA Judicial Advocacy Panel Member, 2003-present

Additional Information

The Salvation Army, Others Award, 1994
DeMolay Legion of Honor, 6/2008
Black Hills State University, 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award, 4/12/2012
Goodwill Omaha, Goodwill Omaha Hall of Fame, 11/13/2012
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, 1/31/2013
Grand Lodge of Nebraska, The Grand Master’s Humanitarian Award, 5/1/2013
Omaha Bar Association, 2013 Robert M. Spire Public Service Award, 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

Office Location

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