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Doug Peterson (R)

Nebraska Attorney General

Doug Peterson, Current Nebraska Attorney General , 2014

Elected: 2014

State Capitol, P.O.Box 98920, Lincoln, NE 68509-8920
(402) 471-2682
http://www.ago.ne.gov/

Doug Peterson was born on April 4, 1959 in Columbus, Neb., and grew up primarily in Lincoln. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a business degree in 1981 and from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1985. Following law school, Mr. Peterson spent two years in North Platte, Neb., prosecuting both criminal and civil cases for the Lincoln County Attorney. From 1988 to 1990, he served as deputy to the Nebraska Attorney General’s office, representing the state in employment law matters and tort litigation. Since 1990, Mr. Peterson has been in private practice. He joined the firm of Keating, O'Gara, Nedved & Peter in 2000.

Mr. Peterson's legal practice centered mainly upon employment, commercial and personal injury litigation. He is admitted to practice before the Nebraska and Federal District Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.