February 22, 2019, 4:00 p.m. (CT) Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, 11th Judicial District

February 22, 2019, 4:00 p.m. (CT) Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, 11th Judicial District

Friday, February 1, 2019

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 11th Judicial District (consisting of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Furnas, Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas counties) will hold a public hearing in the Lincoln County Courthouse, Courtroom #1, 301 N. Jeffers Street, North Platte, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019.  The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska.  At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of county judge due to the appointment of Judge Michael E. Piccolo to the district court bench, effective December 14, 2018.

The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening.  Individuals interested in applying for the position can obtain a Judicial Vacancy Application package from the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/administration/attorney-services-division/judicial-vacancy/application.  Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m. (CT), Friday, February 22, 2019.   

A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/administration/committees-commissions/judicial-nominating-commission-eleventh-district-county/district-court.

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