Hon. Stephanie F. Stacy

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Hon. Stephanie F. Stacy


2015 - present
Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, 1st  Judicial District

2011 - 2015
Judge of the District Court, 3rd Judicial District
Lancaster County


1993 - 2011 
Private Practice of Law
Lincoln, NE

1991 - 1993 
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable David L. Piester, Magistrate Judge


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1991
Juris Doctorate, With Distinction
     Nebraska Law Review
     National Moot Court Team
     Allen Moot Court Board
     Order of the Coif

University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1988
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Lincoln Bar Association, Board of Trustees, 2006 – 2009
American Board of Trial Advocates, a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and improvement of our jury system

Teaching & Publishing 

University of Nebraska, College of Law
Adjunct Faculty, Trial Advocacy, 2010 - 2011
Adjunct Faculty, Pretrial Litigation, 2005 - 2009
Co-Author of a three-part series published in The Nebraska Lawyer addressing the interplay between Medicare and personal injury litigation (March, May & September 2009)
Author, “Capitalist Punishment: The Wisdom & Propriety of Private Prisons” 70 Nebraska Law Review 900, 1991

Honors and Awards 

Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow:
Selection to become a Fellow is based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge.  Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to the charitable and community education works of the Foundation.