Hon. Rachel A. Daugherty

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P.O. Box 201
(402) 694-6334
(402) 694-2250

Hon. Rachel A. Daugherty


Judge of the District Court, 5th Judicial District
Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, & York counties


2009 - 2014
Myers & Daugherty, P.C., L.L.O.
Attorney and Shareholder

2000 - 2008
Lauritsen, Brownell, Brostrom, Stehlik, Myers & Daugherty, P.C.
Attorney and Shareholder

2004 - 2014
Hall County Mental Health Board, Chairman

2012 - 2014
Merrick County Mental Health Board, Chairman

2002 - 2010
Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center
Adjunct Instructor, Moot Court

1998 - 2005
Central Community College
Adjunct Instructor for business and paralegal courses

1997 - 2000
Hall County Attorney’s Office
Deputy County Attorney

1995 - 1997
Nebraska Court of Appeals
Law Clerk

1994 - 1995
Lancaster County District Court
Law Clerk


University of Nebraska, College of Law - 1995
Juris Doctorate with Distinction

University of Nebraska, Kearney - 1992
Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science
Graduated Magna Cum laude, Honors Program member

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations

United States Federal District Court for the District of Nebraska
Nebraska State Courts
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation

Honors and Publications

Foster Care Review Board, 2008
Commendation as Guardian ad litem and advocate for children, Crisis Center/Family Violence Coalition, 1998
Award given for efforts protecting victims of domestic violence, University of Nebraska - College of Law, 1995