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State v. Sherrod

S-12-0286, State v. Edward Sherrod (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Thomas A. Otepka

Attorneys: Matthew Kahler (Finley Kahler PCLLO) (Appellant) --- Erin Tangeman (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: Attempted assault on an officer, 2nd degree

Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty. He was sentenced 15 to 20 years in prison.

State v. White (PFR)

S-11-515, State v. Darrell E. White (Appellant)

Sarpy County, Judge Max Kelch

Attorneys: Patrick J. Boylan (Public Defender) (Appellant) --- James D. Smith (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: Second degree murder; use of a weapon to commit a felony

Reynolds v. Keith County Board of Equalization (PFR)

S-12-0346, 12-0347 (consolidated) Robert B. Reynolds (Petitioner/Appellant) v. Keith County Board of Equalization

Tax Equalization and Review Commission

Attorneys: Michael D. Samuelson, Robert B. Reynolds (McGinley O’Donnell Reynolds & Korth PCLLO)(for Petitioner) --- Randy C. Fair (Dudden Fair PCLLO) (for Keith County Board of Equalization)

Civil: Protest of property valuation

State v. Vanderpool

S-12-755, State of Nebraska v. Patrick W. Vanderpool (Appellant)

Douglas County—Judge James T. Gleason

Attorneys: Jon Bruning, Attorney General and Erin E. Tangeman, Assistant Attorney General --- Thomas C. Riley, Douglas County Public Defender and Kelly M. Steenbock, Assistant Public Defender (Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Hynes v. Good Samaritan Hospital

S-12-0810, Kimberly L. Hynes v. Good Samaritan Hospital, a Nebraska Non-Profit Corporation (Appellant)

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Michael K. High

Attorneys: John C. Fowles (Fowles Law Office PCLLO) --- Thomas D. Wulff (Wulff & Freeman LLC) (Appellant)

Civil: Claim for benefits under Workers’ Compensation Act

State v. Mata

A-12-0548, State v. Victor Mata (Appellant)

Scotts Bluff County District Court, Judge Leo Dobrovolny

Attorney for Appellant: Dave Eubanks

Attorney for Appellee: Jon Bruning, George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action: First degree assault; Use of a weapon to commit a felony

Action taken by the trial court: Mata was found guilty by jury verdict of first degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He was sentenced to 36-60 months in prison on each count, to be served consecutively.

Chantler v. Chantler

A-12-0707, Gary R. Chantler v. Sue E. Chantler (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Paul D. Merritt, Jr.

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

Attorney for Appellee:  Jane F. Langan, Sheila A. Bentzen (Rembolt Kudtke LLP)

Civil Action:  modification of decree, child support, and parenting plan

In re Estate of Sheen

A-12-0611, In re Estate of Sheen.   J.H. Schroeder, Denzel Snow, and Leroy Herder (Appellants) v. Janene M. Feikert and Allen W. Sheen (Appellees)

County Court for Buffalo County,  Judge Graten D. Beavers

Attorneys for Appellants: Brian E. Jorde and Brandon B. Hanson, of Domina Law Group

Attorneys for Appellees: Kent A. Schroeder and Luke M. Simpson, of Ross, Schroeder & George

Civil Action: Trust administration proceeding.

Kreifels v. Kreifels

A-12-0645, Renee M. Kreifels (Appellant) v. Aric A. Kreifels

York County, Judge Alan G. Gless

Attorney for Appellant: Jane F. Langan (Rembolt Ludtke LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  John W. Ballew Jr. (Ballew Schneider Covalt Hazen PC LLO)

Civil Action: Dissolution with child custody.

State v. Dalland

A-12-0615, State of Nebraska v. Roger L. Dalland (Appellant)

Hamilton County, District Court Judge Michael Owens

Attorney for Appellant:  Michael P. Kneale (Bradley, Elsbernd, Andersen Kneale & Mues Jankovitz, P.C.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of a controlled substance

Action Taken by Trial Court:  In a bench trial, the trial court found Dalland guilty of possession of a controlled substance.