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Honorable James M. Worden

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 Hon. James M. Worden


2005 – present
Judge of the County Court, 12th Judicial District
(Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Grant, Garden, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, & Sioux)

2006 & 2007
Presiding Judge of the 12th Judicial District, County Court
Judge of the Scotts Bluff County Adult Drug Court, County Court
Judge of the Scotts Bluff County Juvenile Drug Court, County Court


1992 – 2004
Scottsbluff, NE
Private practice of law

1993 – 1999
Banner County, NE
County Attorney & Deputy County Attorney


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1992
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989
Bachelor of Arts

Judicial/Law Related 

Professional Affiliations Activities 
Nebraska State Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees 
Nebraska High School Mock Trial Project, volunteer judge

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, lead judge, Scotts Bluff and Morrill counties, 2007 – present

Nebraska County Judges Association
Education Committee, 2008 – present
Executive Committee, 2007 – present

Community Activities

County Court Coordinator of County Government Day
Current huddle leader & founder of Scottsbluff Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Co-founder & current coach of the Scotts Bluff Lizards youth track & field clubC
ommunity Christian School: President, 2001 – 2002; Board member, 1998 – 2004
Board member & President of Scotts Bluff County Crime Stoppers, 1999 – 2005B
oard member & campaign co-chairman of United Way, 1997 – 1998
Board member & vice President of the Scotts Bluff County Humane Society, 1995 – 1997


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