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Amy Erlbacher-Anderson’s practice focuses primarily on the area of immigration. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced tax law overseas. Amy graduated from the Creighton University School of Law in 1994. While in law school, she served as an Assistant Editor for Creighton Law Review and a board member for the Domestic Moot Court board; she was also the recipient of the Nebraska State Bar Silver Quill Award for Legal Writing Excellence.

Amy is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and currently serves as Vice Chair of one of its national liaison committees to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and has spoken at its national conferences. She is a former Chapter Chairperson for the Iowa-Nebraska Chapter and member of AILA’s Board of Governors. Amy has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Creighton University School of Law and Central Texas College. She is included in the Great Plains Super Lawyers list for her work in Immigration, Employee Benefits & ERISA and Labor & Employment Law. Since 2007, Amy has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Immigration Law and was named the Best Lawyers’ Immigration Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Omaha in 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020.


  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994
  • Creighton University, B.A., political science, summa cum laude, 1991

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Past Member Board of Governors; Iowa-Nebraska, Past Chapter Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary; Past Vice Chair Vermont Service Center Committee; Current Vice Chair Nebraska Service Center Committee
  • Human Resource Association of the Midlands
  • Pension Counsel of the Midlands
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Leadership Omaha Class 28
  • Omaha Junior League

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1994

Selected Recent Publications

  • “Employment Verification 101,” The Nebraska Lawyer, Nov./Dec. 2013
  • “Recent Changes to the Form I—9,” Facts & Findings, Sept./Oct. 2013
  • “Immigration 101,” The Nebraska Lawyer, May 2006
  • “Back from Iraq: Benefits Rights Under Federal Law,” The Nebraska Lawyer, May 2005
  • “Special Immigrant Juvenile Visas: Neglected Visas for Neglected Children,” The Nebraska Lawyer, May 2004

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