June 18, 2019, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, Sixth Judicial District

June 18, 2019, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, Sixth Judicial District

Thursday, June 6, 2019

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey J. Funke, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 6th Judicial District (consisting of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston and Washington Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Dakota County Courthouse, 1601 Broadway Street, district courtroom, Dakota City, Nebraska, beginning 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of District Judge due to the resignation of Judge Paul J. Vaughan. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy should be Dakota City, Dakota County, Nebraska. 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 website at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/attorneys/judicial-vacancy.  Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 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-sixth-district-county-district-court.

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