Lynne Friedewald is a retired attorney, previously practicing in Hastings with her husband, Chuck Shoemaker, and in Omaha with Kutak Rock. Friedewald received her bachelor’s degree in English and history and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas.
During her time as an attorney, Friedewald served on the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission and the Nebraska Commission on the Status of Women, and was a member of the Hastings Public Schools Board of Education.
She served on the Board of Trustees for the Hastings Museum for 13 years, as well as the Hastings Museum Foundation, and continues to do volunteer work for the museum.
Friedewald is a member of the Board of Directors for the Hastings Public Schools Foundation and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Hastings.