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Honorable David W. Urbom

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2013

Honorable David W. Urbom

Judgeship
2006 – present 
Judge of the District Court, 11th Judicial District
(Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Red Willow, Perkins, & Thomas counties)
 
Experience
1977 – 2006
Private practice of law - Arapahoe, NE
 
1979 – 1995
County Attorney, Furnas County - Beaver City, NE
 
1984 – 2006
Village Attorney - Holbrook, NE
 
1986 – 1994
City Attorney - Cambridge, NE
 
Education
Washburn University School of Law, 1977
Juris Doctorate – Dean’s Honors
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
 
Judicial/Law Related Activities
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Kansas State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Nebraska District Judge’s Association
Nebraska County Attorney’s Associations, 1979 - 1995
 
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Nebraska State Bar Association
Budget and Planning Committee, 2004 – 2005
Judicial Resources Committee, 2003 – 2004
Elections Committee, 2003 – 2004
Constitution and By-Laws Committee, 2002
Juvenile Law Committee, chairman, 1999 - 2001
House of Delegates, 1997 – 2009
Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1997 – 1999
Education Committee, 2013
Executive Committee, 11th Judicial District Bar Association, 1993
14th Judicial District Bar Association
President, 1987 – 1988
Vice-President, 1986 – 1987
Secretary/Treasurer, 1985 – 1986 
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Region 3 Co-Coordinator, 2008 – present
Attorney-Coach & judge, 1985 – present
Mock Trial Project
 
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Evidence-Based Practices Committee, member, 2008 – present 
 
Nebraska District Judges Association
Pension & Salary Committee
Court Reporter Committee, 2013
 
Community Activities
Red Willow County Public Defender Policy Review Board, 2003 – 2006
Secretary, 2003 – 2006
Arapahoe Optimist Club
Arapahoe Board of Education, 1995 – 2006
President, 1997 – 1998 
Treasurer, 1996 – 1996, 2002 – 2003
Arapahoe Housing Authority, 1980 – 2006
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Member, Vestry 1990 – present
Treasurer, 2006 – present 
Arapahoe-Holbrook Educational Foundation
Board of Directors, 1992 – 2006
Vice-president, 1996 – 2006 
 
Honors and Awards
Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow:  is based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge.  Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to charitable works and community education.  Membership recognizes established legal professionals dedicated to improving the administration of justice.
 
Teaching & Publishing
Instructor, “Ethical Issues for Bankers,” Nebraska Banker’s Association, 2005

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