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Seven Submit their Names for Court of Appeals Judge in the First Judicial District

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

LINCOLN – Riko E. Bishop, Roger J. Heideman, Robert W. Hotz, Amie C. Martinez, Sally A. Rasmussen, James D. Smith, all of Lincoln, and Shaylene M. Smith, Crete, have submitted applications for appointment as Court of Appeals Judge in the First Judicial District, consisting of Lancaster and Seward Counties. The vacancy is due to the resignation of Judge Richard D. Sievers.

The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in the Supreme Court Courtroom, located on the second floor of the Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K Street, in Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013.  The Commission will review all applicants for the office at that time.  The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening.

A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://supremecourt.ne.gov/2585/court-appeals-first-district.

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471-3730.  For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.

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