Partner, Cathy Trent-Vilim has been selected as the State Chair for Nebraska for the ABA Council of Appellate Lawyers. The State Chairs Committee was established to help carry out the Council’s goals of promoting excellence in appellate practice and building a stronger appellate bar to benefit courts, lawyers, clients, and the public. The Committee includes experienced appellate attorneys selected to serve as State Chairs in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The State Chairs work to enhance awareness of the Council and collaborate with state, local, and federal appellate practitioners, bar groups, and courts to develop educational programs and other resources as well as networking opportunities for appellate lawyers nationwide. It is an honor to have Cathy Trent-Vilim serve on the State Chairs Committee and represent Lamson Dugan & Murray, LLP and the State of Nebraska in her capacity as State Chair for the State of Nebraska.