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Saturday, September 13, 2014 to Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Henderson v. Smallcomb

A-13-0093, Gary Henderson (Appellant) v. Heath Smallcomb, et. al,

Buffalo County, District Court Judge John P. Icenogle

Attorney for Appellant:  Vincent M. Powers

Attorney for Appellee:  Nicholas R. Norton, Jeffrey H. Jacobsen (Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom, & Holbrook, P.C., L.L.O.) and Sonya K. Koperski (Leininger, Smith, Johnson, Baack & Allen)

Civil Action:  Premises Liability

Rusty's Fertilizer, Inc. v. Maloley

A-13-0089, Rusty’s Fertilizer, Inc. (Appellant) v. Fred Maloley

Dawson County, District Court Judge James E. Doyle

Attorney for Appellant:  Larry W. Beucke (Parker, Grossart, Bahensky, Beucke & Bowman, L.L.P.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Tod A. McKeone (Heldt & McKeone)

Civil Action:  Breach of Contract, Cross-claim for negligence

Barthel v. Liermann

A-12-0745, Dorothy Barthel (Appellant) v. Charles A. Liermann, et al.

District Court for Holt County, District Judge Mark D. Kozisek

Attorney for Appellant:  Mark Porto (Shamberg Wolf Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellees:  Mark D. Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald Vetter Law Firm)

Civil Action:  Action under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 31-224 with respect to drainage ditch maintenance

In re Interest of Brianna B.

A-13-0054, In re Interest of Brianna B., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. May Lynn L. (Appellant)


A-13-0055, In re Interest of Mariella B., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. May Lynn L. (Appellant)

Lincoln County, Juvenile Court Judge Michael Piccolo

Attorney for Appellant:  Felica K. Fair (Fair Law Office, PC, LLO

Attorney for Appellee (Department of Health and Human Services):  Eric M. Stott (Special Assistant Attorney General)

In re Estate of Bowley

A-13-0048, In the Matter of the Estate of Bowley  (Appellant)

Lincoln County, County Court Judge Michael E. Piccolo

Attorney for Appellants:  Monelle M. Beal, Patrick M. Heng (Waite, McWha & Heng)

Attorney for Appellee:  Katherine R. Hall

Attorney for Appellee:  Kent E. Florom (Lindemeier, Gillett & Dawson)

Probate Action:  Action to remove personal representative and appoint a special administrator

Barrett v. Wallin

A-13-0326, Barrett (Appellant)  v. Wallin (Appellee/Cross-Appellant)

Chase County, District Court Judge David W. Urbom

Attorney for Appellant:  George Zeilinger, Lori A. Zeilinger

Attorney for Appellee/Cross-Appellant:  Todd R. McWha, Patrick M. Heng, Angela M. Franz (Waite, McWha & Heng)

Civil Action:  Breach of contract

In re Guardianship and Conservatorship of Herrick

A-12-0962,  In re Guardianship of Herrick

Dawson County, County Court Judge Carlton Clark

Attorney for Appellant:  Kent A. Schroeder (Ross, Schroeder & George, LLC)

Attorney for Appellee:  Nathan T. Bruner (Greenwall, Bruner, Frank, LLC)

Probate Action:  Resignation of conservator, accounting, surcharge and indemnification

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The county court found that the original conservator’s accounting was insufficient and surcharged her in the amount of $4,200.

State v. Rodriguez

A-13-0062, State of Nebraska v. Lucio A. Rodriguez III (Appellant)

District Court for Scotts Bluff County, District Judge Dobrovolny

Attorney for Appellant:  Bell T. Island (Island Huff Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee:  Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Driving under the influence, over .15, 3rd offense

Jensen v. Jensen

A-13-0394  Mark Jensen v.  Darla Jensen (Appellant)

Garfield County, District Court Judge Karin L. Noakes

Attorney for Appellant:  Chris A. Jonhson (Conway, Pauley, & Johnson, P.C.)

Attorney for Appellee:  John A. Wolf and Mark Porto (Shamberg, Wolf, McDermott & Depue)

Civil Action:  Visitation Modification

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court terminated all visitation rights of the appellant based upon a material change in circumstances.

State v. Cox

A-13-0137,  State v. Cox (Appellant)

Buffalo County, District Court Judge John P. Icenogle

Attorney for Appellant:  John H. Marsh (Knapp, Fangmeyer, Aschwege, Besse & Marsh)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action: Strangulation and Third Degree Domestic Assault

Action Taken by Trial Court:  A jury found the Appellant guilty of strangulation and third degree domestic assault and the trial court later sentenced him to 4  years’ probation and one year imprisonment.