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State v. Lantz

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.

In re Interest of Jayden D.

A-13-0193, In re Interest of Jayden D. and Dayten J., Children under 18 Years of Age. State of Nebraska v. Yolanda W. (Appellant)

Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County, Judge Reggie L. Ryder

Attorney for Appellant:  Patrick T. Carraher (Legal Aid of Nebraska)

Attorneys for Appellee (State):  Maureen Hannon Lamski & Daniel J. Zieg (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Motion to transfer to tribal court

Smith v. Nebraska Medical Center

A-12-1224, Grace Smith v. The Nebraska Medical Center and Safety National Casualty Corporation (Appellants)

Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge James R. Coe

Attorney for Appellant:  William J. Birkel (McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Sheldon Gallner, Laura L. Pattermann & Adam C. Tabor (Gallner & Patterman,  P.C.)

Workers’ Compensation:  Determination of Benefits

State v. Earith

A-12-1189, State of Nebraska v. Jaime Earith (Appellant)

Saline County, District Court Judge Vicky L. Johnson

Attorney for Appellant:  Joseph M. Casson

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon B running, Erin E. Tangeman, Siobhan E. Duffy (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of a Controlled Substance; methamphetamine; possession of marijuana, less than one ounce

Holloway v. Poole

A-12-1126, Daniel R. Holloway (Appellant) v. Angel D. Poole

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Karen B. Flowers

Attorney for Appellant:  Terrance A. Poppe, Benjamin D. Kramer (Morrow, Poppe, Watemeier & Lonowski, P.C.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Eddy Rodell, Stephanie Flynn

Civil Action:  Paternity, Custody, Child Support

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court awarded custody of the parties’ minor child to Poole subject to Holloway’s parenting time. The trial court also ordered Holloway to pay child support to Poole.

State obo Jade K. v. Luke K.

A-12-1144, State obo Jade K. v. Luke K. (Appellant) v. Chaz G.

Saline County, District Court Judge Vicky Johnson

Attorney for Appellant:  Marc. J. Odgaard  (Hanson, Hroch & Kuntz)

Attorney for Appellee:  Mark J. Krieger & Terri M. Weeks (Bowman & Krieger)

Civil Action:  custody

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court awarded the parties joint legal custody and placed physical custody with the appellee. The trial court further ordered the appellant to pay child support.

Gerson v. Ward


A-12-1037, Gerson (Appellant) v. Ward

Seward County, District Court Judge Gerald E. Rouse

Attorney for Appellant:  Jerrod P. Jaeger (Jaeger Law Office, PC, LLO)

Attorney for Appellee: Eric J. Williams  

Civil Action:  Paternity and Termination of Parental Rights

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court found that the appellant was the father of the minor child and found that statutory grounds and best interests of the child required termination of the appellant’s parental rights.

In re Interest of Landen W.

A-12-1055, In re Interest of Landen W., a child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Nichole B. (Appellant)

Douglas County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Wadie Thomas

Attorney for Appellant:  Matthew R. Kahler (Finley & Kahler)

Attorney for Appellee:  Donald W. Kleine, Jennifer C. Clark (County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Termination of Parental Rights

Mischo v. Chief School Bus Service

A-13-0011, James Mischo (Appellant) v. Chief School Bus

Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Thomas E. Stine

Attorney for Appellant:  Roger D. Moore (Rehm, Bennett & Moore, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Abigail A. Wenninghoff (Larson, Kuper & Wenninghoff,  P.C., L.L.O.)

Workers’ Compensation:  Application of Further Award

In re Interest of Joshua C.

A-13-0296, In re Interest of Joshua C. and Brenden C., Children under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Amber C. (Appellant)

Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County, Judge Douglas F. Johnson

Attorney for Appellant:  Joy M. Suder (Douglas County Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee (State):  Amy N. Schuchman (Douglas County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellees (Ray C. & Barbara C.):  Anne E. Troia

Attorney for Appellee (Brian C.):  John J. Ekeh (Ekeh Law Firm)