Hon. Michael A. Smith

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Hon. Michael A. Smith


District Court Judge, 2nd Judicial District
Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy counties


Lead Deputy County Attorney
Sarpy County Attorney's Office
Associate Attorney
Young and LaPuzza
Associate Attorney
Peter, Peter and Fennell
Solo Practitioner, Omaha, NE
Attorney/Claims Analyst
Werner Enterprises Inc.


Creighton University School of Law, 1986
Juris Doctorate
Creighton University, 1984
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Elected Member, House of Delegates, Nebraska State Bar Association
Sarpy County Bar Association, past President, Vice President, and Treasurer
Nebraska Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association, past member
Omaha Barristers Club, past President

Legal Community Activities

Attorney Coach for Platteview High School Mock Trial team
Provided pro bono legal services for The Friends of the Springfield, Nebraska Memorial Library, the South Sarpy Activities Association, the Springfield Youth Activities Association, and the Springfield Community Foundation

Community Activities

Active member of First United Methodist Church of Springfield
     Administrative Council
     Staff and Parish Relations Committee
     Trustees Committee
     Youth Activities & Sunday School
Coached youth soccer and basketball
Region VI Behavioral Health Advisory Board member representing Sarpy County   

Honors and Awards

(2) Justice in Action Awards from the Sarpy County Attorney for Outstanding Performance and Trial Performance