Nebraska Supreme Court
Administrative Office of the Courts
P.O. Box 98910
Lincoln, NE 68509
Room 1213, State Capitol
1445 K Street
Phone: (402) 471-3730
Fax: (402) 471-2197
Through the direction of the State Court Administrator, Janice K. Walker, and the Supreme Court, this office is responsible for directing and coordinating the administrative operations and serves as a central resource for the multitude of operational issues which impact the administration of the courts. The State Court Administrator and staff manage and coordinate liaison activities with the executive and legislative branch officials and agencies.
Janice Walker (bio) was appointed State Court Administrator on May 13, 2005, to oversee the administrative operations of the statewide court system. The State Court Administrator plans for statewide Judicial Branch needs, develops and promotes statewide administrative practices and procedures, oversees the operation of trial court programs and strategic initiatives, and serves as a liaison with other branches of government.
Office of Dispute Resolution - Manages and assists the statewide organization of non-profit mediation centers.
Judicial Branch Education - Provides required educational services for all members of the judicial branch.
Information Technology Support - Support and enhancement for the statewide case management system (JUSTICE) and other technology projects.
Problem-Solving Courts - Development of drug and other specialized courts across the state.
Public Information and Community Education - Internal and external communications for the court system and community outreach programming for citizens of all ages.
Personnel Services - Provide personnel services including payroll and benefit distribution for all employees and judges of the judicial branch.
Interpreter Services - Coordinates services for the trial courts to provide qualified interpreters for those unable to communicate in the English language.