A-13-0182, Mark Steven Pestal and Kimberly Ann Pestal v. John J. Malone, Sr. and Karen Malone (Appellants)
Douglas County, District Court Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf
Attorney for Appellant: Eric A. Nanfito
Attorney for Appellee: James B. McVay (Tiedeman, Lynch, Kampfe, McVay & Respeliers) for Appellees Mark and Kimberly Pestal; Patrick M. Flood (Hotz, Weaver, Flood, Breitkrutz & Grant) for Appellees Steven and Elizabeth Gleason.
Civil Action: Adverse Possession, Prescriptive Easement, Property Rights
S-13-0700, Dr. Brett Speece v. Allied Professionals Insurance Company (Appellant)
Fillmore County, Judge Vicky L. Johnson
Attorneys: Joseph S. Daly & Mary M. Schott (Sodoro, Daly, Shomaker & Selde, PC, LLO) (Appellant) --- Andrew D. Strotman, Jonathan J. Papik & Cristin McGarry Berkhausen (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP)
Civil: Mandatory arbitration clause; federal preemption
Proceedings below: The district court denied Appellant’s motion to compel arbitration.
Attorneys: Jerrod P. Jaeger (Appellant) --- Eric J. Williams (Appellee)
Civil: Paternity; Termination of parental rights
Proceedings below: After a trial, the court terminated Appellant’s parental rights. The Court of Appeals affirmed. See Wayne G. v. Jacqueline W., 21 Neb. App. 551 (2013). Appellant filed a Petition for Further Review which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.