Erik Fern

Erik Fern



Erik Fern represents people who have found themselves in situations that can feel overwhelming, using his experience to help navigate them to a solution. He believes that sound preparedness, careful thought, and diligence are the most important assets to being successful not only in the legal field, but also life in general. Erik has served as the Attorney Coach for the Luther College Mock Trial from 2012 to 2014, and is a past treasurer, vice president, and president of the Winneshiek County Bar Association. As an attorney, Erik devotes his time and effort to understanding his clients as individuals so he can guide them to the best possible outcome.

Prior to working at Berry Law Firm, Mr. Fern worked as a partner at a law firm in Iowa where he gained experience in personal injury claims, civil rights, general civil litigation, and appeals. Erik also has international law knowledge from his participation in an intensive course on dispute resolution at the University of Rome, La Sapienza. Erik earned his law degree in 2006 and is licensed to practice law in the state of Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, and the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

When he is not working hard to help his clients, Erik is an avid fisherman, hunter, and mountain biker. He loves the outdoors and takes any opportunity he can to enjoy a fall day with his wife and Dog. Erik and his wife both attend Christ Place church and hope to develop deep roots in Lincoln.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Appeals


  • J.D., Mitchell-Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota (2006)
  • B.A., Luther College, Decorah, Iowa (2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska
  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
  • U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Lion’s Club, 2008-2018
  • Luther College Mock Trial Attorney Coach, 2012-2016
  • Winneshiek County Bar Association, President 2017

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