Court of Appeals Courtroom, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska
A-12-0830, Philip Shear (Appellant) v. City of Wayne Civil Service Commission and The City of Wayne, Nebraska, a municipal corporation
District Court for Wayne County, District Judge Robert B. Ensz
Attorneys for Appellant: Steven M. Delaney & Richard M. Whitworth (Reagan Melton Law Firm)
Attorneys for Appellees: Jerry L. Pigsley & Karen A. Haase (Harding Schultz Law Firm)
Civil Action: Termination from employment of public employee
A-13-0191, Edwin F. Brown (Appellant) v. DeLana L. Brown
District Court for Lancaster County, District Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr.
Attorneys for Appellant: Stephanie R. Hupp & Zachary L. Blackman (McHenry Haszard Law Firm) & Tara Gardner
Attorneys for Appellee: Terrance A. Poppe & Benjamin D. Kramer (Morrow Poppe Law Firm)
Civil Action: Dissolution of marriage
A-12-0951, State of Nebraska v. Deandra C. Welch (Appellant)
Lancaster County, District Judge Robert Otte
Attorney for Appellant: John Jorgensen (Deputy Public Defender)
Attorney for Appellee: Melissa R. Vincent (Assistant Attorney General)
Criminal Action: Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person; Driving Under Suspension
A-12-1083 through 12-1107, City of Beatrice, Nebraska v. Daniel A. Meints (Appellant)
Gage County, District Court Judge Daniel E. Bryan, Jr.
Attorney for Appellant: Terry K. Barber (Barber & Barber, P.C., L.L.O.)
Attorney for Appellee: Gregory A. Butcher (City Attorney’s Office)
Criminal Action: Beatrice City Code 16-623, unregistered motor vehicles
A-13-0025, State of Nebraska v. John T. Warrack (Appellant)
Lancaster County, District Court Judge Karen B. Flowers
Attorney for Appellant: Michelle M. Mitchell
Attorney for Appellee: Jon Bruning, George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)
Criminal Action: Aiding and abetting delivery of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school and attempted delivery of a controlled substance
Action Taken by Trial Court: A jury convicted appellant of both of the above offenses.
A-12-1012, State v. Lantz (Appellant)
Jefferson County, District Court Judge Paul W. Korslund
Attorney for Appellant: James R. Mowbray & Kelly S. Breen (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy)
Attorney for Appellee: Jon Bruning & Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office)
Criminal Action: First Degree Sexual Assault of A Child
Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court denied appellant’s motion to suppress and, following a jury trial, appellant was convicted of three counts of first degree sexual assault of a child.