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The First State Bank & Trust Company v. Parkview Development, Inc.

A-12-1131, First State Bank (Plaintiff-Appellee) v. Parkview Development, Inc. (Defendant-Appellee) and James A. Davis and Debra A. Davis (Appellants)

Dodge County, District Court Judge Geoffrey Hall

Attorney for Appellants:  James M. Dake

Attorney for Appellee (Parkview Development, Inc.):  John A. Svoboda (Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee (First State Bank):  Bradley D. Holtorf (Sidner, Svoboda, Schilke, Thomsen, Holtorf, Boggy, Nick & Placek)

Vandebrug v. Vandebrug

A-13-0029, Cheryl Vandebrug (Appellant) v. Eric Vandebrug

Thurston County, County Court Judge Douglas L. Luebe, serving as a district court judge

Attorney for Appellant:  Scott V. Hahn

Attorney for Appellee:  

Civil Action:  Petition for Domestic Abuse Protection Order

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court reviewed the pleadings and dismissed the Appellant’s petition without an evidentiary hearing.

In re Estate of Murphy

A-12-1001, In re Estate of Marilyn Murphy: Patrick Murphy (Appellant) v. Elaine Clemens, Personal Representative

Holt County, County Judge James J. Orr

Attorney for Appellant:  George H. Moyer (Moyer & Moyer)

Attorney for Appellee:  Boyd W. Strope (Strope & Gotschall PC, LLO)

Civil Action:  Probate--Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Action Taken by Trial Court: The county court denied Patrick Murphy’s petition to surcharge the personal representative. 

O'Brien v. Bellevue Public Schools

A-12-0843, Robert O’Brien (Appellant) v. Bellevue Public Schools

Sarpy County, District Judge William B. Zastera

Attorney for Appellant:  Jeremy C. Jorgenson

Attorneys for Appellee:  Laura K. Essay, Kevin R. McManaman, Michael W. Khalili (Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson & Endacott, LLP)

Civil Action:  Summary Judgment--Wrongful Termination

Austin v. Timperley

A-12-0933, Barbara A. Austin, by Donald R. Austin her next friend, (Appellant) v. Judith Timperley (Appellee/Cross-Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Andrew R. Jacobsen

Attorney for Appellant:  Dale D. Dahlin (Dale D. Dahlin, P.C., L.L.C.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Scott A. Lautenbaugh (Hansen, Lautenbaugh & Buckley, LLP)

Civil Action:  Negligence/Damages

In re Interest of Eli S.

A-13-0331, In re Interest of Eli S., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Tammy S. (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Reggie L. Ryder

Attorney for Appellant:  Brittani Lewit (Legal Aid of Nebraska)

Attorney for Appellee (State):  Alicia Henderson (County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee (Guardian ad Litem):  Julianne Spatz

Juvenile Action:  Termination of parental rights

Cushman v. Cushman

A-12-1162, Brent J. Cushman (Appellant) v. Rachelle L. Cushman

Seward County, District Judge Alan G. Gless

Attorneys for Appellant:  Terrance A. Poppe and Benjamin D. Kramer (Morrow, Poppe, Watermeier & Lonowski, P.C.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Scott D. Grafton (Svehla, Thomas, Rauert & Grafton, P.C.)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage, Child Custody and Support

In re Interest of Joseph S.

A-13-0339, In re Interest of Joseph S., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska (Appellant) v. Kerri S.

Douglas County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth Crnkovich

Attorney for Appellant:  Donald W. Kleine, Jennifer Chrystal-Clark (County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Thomas C. Riley, Christine D. Kellogg (Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Guardian Ad Litem:  Maureen K. Monahan

Civil Action:  Adjudication, Termination of Parental Rights

Becirovic v. Walmart Stores, Inc.

A-13-0211, Fadila Becirovic (Appellant) v. Walmart Stores, Inc.

Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Daniel R. Fridrich

Attorney for Appellant:  Edward W. Hasenjager

Attorney for Appellee:  Jennifer S. Caswell (Ritsema & Lyon,  P.C.)

Workers’ Compensation

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court dismissed Becirovic’s Petition finding she failed to meet her burden of proof that she had an accident that arose out of her employment with Walmart.

In re Interest of Athina M.

A-13-0189, In re Interest of Athina M.: State of Nebraska v. Darwin M. (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Juvenile Judge Reggie L. Ryder

Attorney for Appellant:  Angelica W. McClure (Kotik & McClure Law)

Attorney for Appellee:  Maureen Lamski (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Termination of Parental Rights

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The juvenile court terminated Darwin’s parental rights to his daughter, Athina.