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Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 2:38pm
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Kenneth C. Stephan, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the Second Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Sarpy and Otoe counties) held its first public hearing on the qualifications of two candidates who previously submitted their names to fill the vacancy in the office of District Judge due to the retirement of the Honorable... read more...
Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 11:26am
The Nebraska state trial courts eFiling system has processed its one millionth electronically filed document. The court motion, filed by Lincoln attorney Susan Kirchmann of the law firm Recknor, Wertz & Associates, marks a major milestone in Nebraska’s development of court technology.“I started eFiling when I joined my law firm,” said Ms. Kirchmann. “The process is efficient and I am able to... read more...
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:36am
 WHO:Judges Wadie Thomas, Omaha, and Larry Gendler, Papillion, Separate Juvenile Court – Host Judges(Nebraska Center for Children, Families and the Law will attend the seminar and assist reporters in coordinating interviews)WHAT:Lecture Series education program on what professionals in juvenile court need to know about being trauma-informed when dealing with children throughout the abuse-neglect... read more...
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:24am
WHO:Judge Michael Piccolo, County Court – Host JudgeGuest speaker Jennie Cole-Mossman will attend the seminar and assist reporters in coordinating interviews.WHAT:Lecture Series education program on what professionals in juvenile court need to know about being trauma-informed when dealing with children throughout the abuse-neglect court process.(Reporters, this is an opportunity to learn more... read more...
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:33am
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 5th Judicial District (consisting of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties) will hold a public hearing in the County Court Courtroom at the York ­­­­County Courthouse (510 Lincoln Avenue) in York, Nebraska,... read more...
Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 4:36pm
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... read more...
Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:02am
LINCOLN – Hugh I. Abrahamson, Bellevue, and Jeffrey J. Funke, Nebraska City, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 2nd Judicial District consisting of Cass, Sarpy, and Otoe Counties.  The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Randall L. Rehmeier.The public hearing of the... read more...
Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 9:19am
Twelfth grade Law Day Essay Contest winner, Linsey Armstrong, will be recognized by County Court Judge Ken Vampola, Fremont, at the Logan View High School awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m. The Law Day Essay Contest, sponsored by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, asked participants to select their favorite patriotic symbol, song, holiday or activity and... read more...
Posted Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 1:23pm
Tenth grade Law Day Essay Contest winner, Daniel Reynoso, will be recognized by Mr. Jesus Tena and County Court Judge-designate Jeffrey Wightman, during an Academic Pep Rally at Lexington High School beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The Law Day Essay Contest, sponsored by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, asked participants to select their favorite... read more...
Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 8:32am
LINCOLN – Matthew L. Acton, John H. Albin, Edward F. Hoffman, Robert W. Hotz, Milissa D. Johnson-Wiles, Janice M. Lipovsky, Lori A. Maret, Rodney D. Reuter, Timothy P. Sullivan, all of Lincoln; and Joseph E. Dalton, Waverly, have submitted applications for appointment as County Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County).  The primary place of office for the judicial... read more...