Cafer Pemberton LLC

Our Attorneys

Ms. Glenda Cafer

Glenda Cafer

Ms. Cafer concentrates her practice in the energy, public utility, and telecommunications sectors, and assists clients on a wide range of issues before the Kansas Corporation Commission. Her extensive experience enables her to advise clients on complex regulatory matters including compliance, certification, transmission siting, mergers and acquisitions, rate and tariff applications, assessments, as well as a variety of more general business concerns.

Her clients include large public electric and telecommunications utility organizations, rural electric cooperatives, transmission companies, and energy marketers.

Prior to forming Cafer Pemberton LLC, Ms. Cafer was the sole shareholder of Cafer Law Office, L.L.C. Ms. Cafer also served as the Chief of Utilities and the General Counsel of the KCC where she testified on behalf of the Commission before the Kansas legislature, made presentations to industry and customer associations regarding utility and KCC policy and issues, litigated numerous cases before the agency, and represented the KCC on a variety of matters at the District Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, and the Kansas Supreme Court.

Education

  • Louisiana State University | Baton Rouge, Juris Doctor
  • Washburn University, B.B.A., Emphasis in Accounting

Professional Background

Admissions:
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
Electric Cooperative Bar Association, Member

Energy Bar Association, Member

Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Former Chair, Administrative Law Section
Kansas Women Attorneys Association, Member
  • Former Chair, Career Development Committee
Topeka Bar Association, Member
  • Former President
Women Attorneys Association of Topeka, Member
  • Former President

Personal and Professional Distinctions

Boys and Girls Club of Topeka
  • Former President
Easter Seals Capper Foundation of Kansas
  • Board Member
Ichabod Athletic Fund
  • Board Member
  • Former President
Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board
  • Former Chair
Kansas State Board of Cosmetology
  • Former Chair
Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation
  • Director
  • President-Elect
Washburn University Lilla Day Monroe Alumnae Award recipient (2016)

Washburn University Paralegal Program
  • Former Adjunct Professor
Washburn Women's Alliance
  • Past-President
YWCA Woman of Distinction

Ms. Terri Pemberton

Terri Pemberton

Ms. Pemberton is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri. Ms. Pemberton focuses her practice on energy and public utility related matters before the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) and the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC).

Ms. Pemberton began her legal practice with the KCC as Litigation Counsel for both the Conservation and Utility Divisions. While with the KCC Ms. Pemberton participated in oil and gas production matters, electric and gas utility filings, liquids pipelines tariff filings, pipeline safety matters, Kansas Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act (KUUDPA) issues, Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) matters. Ms. Pemberton also acted as legal advisor to Commissioners on technically complex oil and gas dockets.

Ms. Pemberton's experience working for natural gas marketing companies prior to law school, and her focus on and completion of a Natural Resources Certificate during law school provides her a comprehensive understanding of energy related matters which enhances her ability to assist clients in the legal arena.

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Juris Doctor, Natural Resources Certificate
  • Washburn University, B.B.A., Emphasis in Accounting

Professional Background

Admissions:
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • Missouri | Western District of Missouri
Energy Bar Association, Member

Electric Cooperative Bar Association, Member

Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Board of Governors (District 5)
  • Former Chair, Administrative Law Section
  • Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law Section
Kansas Women Attorneys Association, Member

Topeka Bar Association, Member

Women Attorneys Association of Topeka, Member

Personal and Professional Distinctions

Kansas Bar Foundation
  • Board of Trustees
    • Former Executive Committee Member
    • Investment Committee Member
    • Scholarship Committee Member
  • Fellow
Ronald McDonald House Charities of NE Kansas
  • Board Member
Southwest Youth Athletic Association
  • Former Executive Board Member
Topeka Salvation Army
  • Former Advisory Board Member
  • Former Program Committee Member
Washburn Women's Alliance
  • Past-President
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