Hon. Curtis L. Maschman

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1700 Stone St, Room 205
Falls City
(402) 245-2812
(402) 245-3352

Hon. Curtis L. Maschman


1993 - present 
Judge of the County Court, 1st Judicial District
Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, & Thayer counties

2004, 2012 - 2015
Presiding Judge, 1st Judicial District


1980 - 1993
Private practice of law
Humboldt, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1980
Juris Doctorate

Dana College, 1977
Bachelor of Science

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Task Force, Nebraska State Bar Association, 2000
College of the Bar, NSBA Advisory Committee, 2002

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Ad Hoc Committee on Court-appointed Counsel- Standards and Procedures,  2012 - present
Case Management Committee for County Courts, Chair,  2009 - Present
Evidence Based Practices Committee- Probation, 2009 - present
Pro Se Litigant Committee, 2003 - 2010
Technology Committee, 1999 - present
Courtroom Enhancements, Sub-Committee, chairman
Automation Advisory Committee, 1994 - present
(DOCKET Development/Implementation Group)
(Juvenile DOCKET Development Group)
(JUSTICE Committee)
Nebraska County Judges Association
President, 2000 - 2001
Personnel & Budget Committee, chairman
Probation Committee
Judicial Education Committee
New Judge Orientation Program, chairman, 1999 - present
Education Committee, 2001 - present
Executive Committee, 1997 - 2002

Community Activities

Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer High School Mock Trial Team, Advisor/coach, 2003 - present
St. James Lutheran Church, council president, 1996 - 1998, 2007 - 2009, 2014 - present
Richardson County Fair Coronation Committee and Master of Ceremonies, 1995 - present
Humboldt Community Foundation, Board of Trustees, charter member, 1990 - present
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-A,) Humboldt Rescue Volunteer, 1982 - 2008

Honors and Awards

2007, Nebraska Supreme Court Outstanding Judge:
The highest honor given by the Chief Justice to recognize members of the judiciary for meritorious projects and exemplary accomplishments that enhance the vision of justice within Nebraska communities.
1982 - present, Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow:  
Based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge.  Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to charitable works and community education.  Membership recognizes established legal professionals dedicated to improving the administration of justice.

Teaching & Publishing

Speaker, NCLE, "Probate and Estate Planning," 1997