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Administrative Office of the Courts

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Through the direction of the State Court Administrator and the Supreme Court, the Administrative Office of the Courts is responsible for directing and coordinating the administrative operations of the statewide court system and serves as a central resource for the multitude of operational issues which impact the administration of the courts. The State Court Administrator and staff also manage and coordinate liaison activities with the executive and legislative branch officials and agencies.


All programming is planned in accordance with the Nebraska Judicial Branch Strategic Agenda.

Administrative Offices and Divisions include both internal branch services and programs/services for the public:

Internal Branch Services

  • Budget and Finance
    • Financial staff of the Judicial Branch, housed within each of the Administrative offices.
  • Interpreter/Translation
    • Coordinates services for the trial courts and probation to provide qualified interpreters for those unable to communicate in the English language.
  • Judicial Branch Education
    • Provides required educational services for all members of the judicial branch.
  • Personnel Services
    • Responsible for personnel services including payroll and benefit distribution for all employees and judges of the Judicial Branch.
  • Public Information and Communications
    • Manages internal and external communications for the court system.
  • Information Technology

Programs/Services for the Public


Corey Steel

Corey R. Steel was appointed State Court Administrator on May 2, 2014, to oversee the administrative operations of the statewide court system.  The State Court Administrator plans for statewide Judicial Branch needs, develops and promotes statewide administrative practices and procedures, oversees the operation of trial court programs and strategic initiatives, and serves as a liaison with other branches of government.


Room 1213, State Capitol
1445 K Street
P.O. Box 98910
Lincoln, NE  68509-8910

Phone: (402) 471-3730
Fax: (402) 471-2197

This page was last modified on Tuesday, July 1, 2014