Terry Dougherty

Terry C. Dougherty

Attorney
Lincoln
  • Overview
  • Affiliations
  • Recognitions
  • News & Insights
Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska State Courts
  • U.S. District Court of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (Eighth Circuit)
Education
  • University of Nebraska, B.S. in Business Administration
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D.
Overview

Terry Dougherty joined Woods Aitken in 1997 and concentrates his trial practice on plaintiff’s personal injury and products liability claims, commercial litigation, and construction law.

Prior to becoming a partner at Woods Aitken, Terry’s legal career included four years as an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force, three years with the Office of the Lancaster County Attorney as a felony prosecutor, and seventeen years in private practice in Norfolk and Lincoln, Nebraska.

Affiliations
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent™ Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs (Copyright 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)
  • Great Plains Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury (2011-2018)
  • 2016 Boss of the Year award from the Lincoln Legal Professionals Association
“Thank you so much for being the best law office in Nebraska! Every time I see your name I remember all that you did for our family. Our daughter …, received and still receives excellent legal representation in her personal injury case, led by Terry Dougherty and his team. It's hard to imagine that so much goodness could come as a result of …'s horrific accident… But our family has been blessed because of the very hard, detailed work of your fine team of lawyers, assistants, and staff!”
-Barbara, Client