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Lang v. Forbes

A-12-0847, Catherine D. Lang, Commission of Labor (Appellant) v. Shauna Forbes

Hall County District Court, Judge William T. Wright

Attorney for Appellant: John J. Albin, Thomas A. Ukinski

Attorney for Appellee: L. William Kelly

Civil Action: Overpayment of unemployment insurance benefits

Action taken by the trial court: The district court affirmed the finding of the appeal tribunal holding that Forbes had been overpayed $461 in unemployment benefits, rather than $1,308 as alleged by Lang.

Klingelhoefer v. Parker, Grossart, Bahensky & Beucke, L.L.P.

A-12-0477, Donald Klingelhoefer (Appellant) v. Parker, Grossart, Bahensky & Beucke, L.L.P.

Buffalo County, District Court Judge John P. Icenogle

Attorney for Appellant:  David J. Lanphier (Broom, Clarkson, Lanphier & Yamamoto)

Attorney for Appellee:  Anne Marie O’Brien (Lamson, Dugan and Murray, LLP)

Civil Action:  professional malpractice

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment.

Strode v. Saunders County Board of Equalization

S-12-0911, S-12-0912, S-12-0913, S-12-0914), Randy and Helen Strode (Petitioners) v. Saunders County Board of Equalization (Respondent)

Consolidated appeals

Tax Equalization and Review Commission

Attorneys: Scott Tingelhoff (Saunders County Attorney) --- Terry K. Barber (Barber & Barber PCLLO) (Petitioners)

Civil: Tax protest of valuation of real property; zoned for public and semi-public use

City of Papillion v. Pinnacle Enterprises, Inc.

S-12-0385, City of Papillion v. Pinnacle Enterprises, Inc. (Appellant)

Sarpy County, Judge Daniel E. Bryan, Jr.

Attorneys: Paul F. Peters (Appellant) --- Michael N. Schirber (Schirber & Wagner, LLP)  

Civil: Condemnation proceedings; costs and fees

Proceedings below: The district court found there had been only one eminent domain taking and awarded attorney fees, court costs, and expert witness fees to Pinnacle.

Beveridge v. Savage

S-12-1007, Reid Beveridge (Appellant) v. John and Jill Savage (Appellee)

Cass County District Court, Judge Randall L. Rehmeier 

Attorneys: Christopher A. Sievers and Joseph F. Gross, (Timmermier, Gross & Prentiss) (Appellant); T. Cody Farrens and Douglas Phillips (Klass Law Firm, L.L.P.)

Civil: Landlord/tenant; Appeal from grant of summary judgment in favor of Appellees  

State v. Sikes

S-12-0399, State v. Gary L. Sikes (Appellant)

Hall County, Judge William T. Wright

Attorneys: Vicky A. Kenney (Public Defender’s Office) ---George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: Plea: DUI, 3rd offense

Proceedings below: Appellant entered a plea to DUI, 3rd offense. He was sentenced to 365 days in jail, a $600 fine and revocation of his license for 15 years.

Fox v. Whitbeck

S-12-0821, Mary Fox (Appellee) v. Raymond Whitbeck and John McWilliams (Intervenor/Appellant) and Sherry McWill (Intervenor)

Douglas County, Judge J. Michael Coffey

Attorneys: Ralph E. Peppard (Appellee) --- Theodore R. Boecker, Jr. (Boecker Law PCLLO) (for Intervenor/Appellant)

Civil: Lien on property; sheriff’s sale of property

Gillespie v. Gillespie

S-12-0757, Daniel J. Gillespie (Appellant) v. Victoria A. Gillespie

Madison County, Judge Robert B. Ensz

Attorneys: Kathleen Koenig Rockey (Copple Rockey McKeever & Schlecht PCLLO) (Appellant) --- Mark Keenan (Appellee)

Civil: Dissolution with child custody

Proceedings below: The trial court dissolved the marriage and divided the assets and liabilities. The court awarded primary physical custody of the children to Appellee subject to parenting time by Appellant. The court set child support and awarded alimony to Appellee.

Cartwright v. State

S-12-0749, Sandra Cartwright (Appellant) v. State of Nebraska and the State of Nebraska acting through the Department of Administrative Services, Dave Heineman, in his individual capacity, Gerry Oligmueller, in his individual capacity and Randy Palmer, in his individual capacity

Lancaster County, Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr.

Attorneys: Kathleen M. Neary (Vincent Powers & Associates) (Appellant) --- Stephanie Caldwell (Attorney General’s Office)

State v. Dixon

S-12-0525, State v. Armon M. Dixon (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Judge Jodi Nelson

Attorneys: Shawn Elliott (Public Defender’s Office) --- Kimberly Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: First degree sexual assault; use of a weapon; robbery; habitual criminal