Hon. Rick Schreiner

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612 Grant Street, Room 11
(402) 223-1332
(402) 223-1313

Hon. Rick Schreiner


2016 - present
District Court Judge, 1st Judicial District
Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer counties


2007 - 2016
Chief Deputy County Attorney
Gage County Attorney's Office
2001 - 2006
Associate Attorney
1998 - 2001
Law Clerk
Fankhauser, Nelsen & Werts P.C.
1994 - 1998
Police Officer
Nebraska City Police Department
1988 - 1994
Sheriff's Deputy
Otoe County Sherrif's Department


Creighton University School of Law, 2001
Juris Doctor
LaSalle University, 1997
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice Management
Special Training
Medication Assisted Treatment: Tools for Successful Recovery, 2015
DNA Basic Training, 2013
"Crimmigation" Potential Immigration Consequences for Defendants in State Courts, 2011
Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing Instructor Certification, 2007
Bicycle Patrol Officer Training, 1996
Interview and Interrogation Training, 1995
Basic SWAT Training, 1993
SWAT Academy, 1992
Fundamentals Course for Radiological Monitors, 1992
Firearms Training Officer certification, 1990
Firearms Instructor certification, 1990
Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Materials Training, 1990
Recognizing Alcohol Impaired  and Drugged Driver Training, 1990
Vehicle Identification Number Inspections Training, 1989
Nebraska Law Enforcement Officer Basic Certification, 1988

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Nebraska District Judge’s Association
Nebraska Lawers Assistance Program Advisory Committee
Nebraska State Bar Association, 2001
Nebraska County Attorney's Association, 2007-2016
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, 2001-2007
1st Judicial District "Through the Eyes of the Child" Committee, 2006-2012
Southeast Nebraska Adult Drug Court Team, 2008-2016

Community Activities

Down Syndrome Associaton for Families of Nebraska, "Samuel's Posse," 2009-present
Revised March 2019