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Geiss v. Geiss

A-12-0564, Morgan Geiss v. Eric Geiss (Appellant)

Lincoln County District Court, Judge Donald E. Rowlands

Attorney for Appellant: Nicholas M. Froeschl

Attorney for Appellee:  Jeffrey M. Eastman

Civil Action: Modification of child custody

State v. Sledge

A-12-0494, State v. Claude Sledge III (Appellant)

Lancaster County District Court, Judge John Colborn

Attorney for Appellant: Sarah Newell (Public Defender’s Office)

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

Criminal Action: Driving during revocation.

In re Interest of Nery V.

A-12-0629 and A-12-0662, In re Interest of Nery V., Esperanza V., and Mario V., Jr.: State v. Mario V.,  Sr. and Ida V. (Appellants)

Hall County, County Judge Philip Martin, Jr.

Attorney for Appellant Father:  Matthew C. Boyle (Lauritsen, Brownell, Bronstrom & Stehlik)

Attorney for Appellant Mother:  Janice I. Reeves (Truell, Murray & Associates) 

Attorney for Appellee State:  Sarah N. Johnson (Hall County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee GAL:  Susan Koenig

Attorney for Appellee DHHS:  Jay B. Judds (DHHS)

In re Interest of Josselynn E.

A-12-0455, In re Interest of Josselynn E., State v. Evelyn M. and Robert E. (Appellants)

Buffalo County Court, sitting as a juvenile court, Judge Graten D. Beavers

Attorney for Appellant: Stephen G. Lowe

GAL for Appellant Mother: D. Brandon Brinegar

Attorney for Appellee Father: Vikki S. Stamm

Attorney for Appellee: Patrick M. Lee (County Attorney’s Office)

Civil Action: Termination of Parental Rights

Loseke v. Loseke

A-12-0655, Karen Loseke (Appellant)  v.  Scott Loseke

Platte County District Court,  Judge Robert Steinke

Attorney for Appellant:  John A. Kinney, Jill M. Mason

Attorney for Appellee: Ronald E. Reagan

Civil Action: Dissolution

Action taken by the trial court: The trial court overruled appellant’s motion to continue the hearing and sustained appellee’s motion for summary judgment.

State v. Kelly

A-12-0218, State of Nebraska v. William J. Kelly (Appellant)

Cedar County, District Court Judge Paul J. Vaughn

Attorney for Appellant:  Michael J. Wilson (Schaefer Shapiro, LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  First degree sexual assault, incest

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The jury found Kelly guilty of two counts of first degree sexual assault and two counts of incest.

Jacobson v. Shresta

A-11-0438, Michael L. Jacobson, Special Administrator of the Estate of Virginia A. Jacobson, deceased,  and Myron J. Jacobson (Apellants) v. Sherry K. Shrestha & Gaston Cornu-Labat

Sheridan County District Court, Judge Brian Silverman

Attorney for Appellant: Christopher Welsh (Welsh & Welsh, P.C., L.L.O.

Attorney for Appellee: Mark A. Christensen, Tracy A. Oldemeyer, Cristin McGarry Berkhausen (Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather)

Civil Action: Medical malpractice

Oettinger v. Hiatt

A-12-0468, Mark Oettinger and Mendy Oettinger v. Irvin P. Hiatt and Vivian M. Hiatt, husband and wife (Appellants)

Lincoln County, County Court Judge Michael E. Piccolo

Attorney for Appellant:  Terrance O. Waite, Patrick M Heng (Waite, McWha & Heng)

Attorney for Appellee:  David W. Pederson (Pederson Law Office)

Civil Action:  Breach of implied warranty of workmanlike performance

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court awarded damages to the Oettingers for a breach of an implied warranty.

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.