Nominations Open for the 2019 Distinguished Judge Awards

Nominations Open for the 2019 Distinguished Judge Awards

Monday, July 29, 2019

The Distinguished Judge for Service to the Community and Distinguished Judge for Improvement of the Judicial System awards were established to publicly recognize members of the judiciary for projects and exemplary accomplishments that enhance the vision of justice within our communities.

These awards are designed to recognize any type of project or activity that has a positive impact on the administration of justice, is effective in addressing public needs and enhancing public trust and confidence in the justice system, and will benefit present and future users of the Nebraska court system.

The Distinguished Judge for Service to the Community award is for a judge who has distinguished himself or herself through performance of service to the community on a volunteer or professional level. To nominate a judge, complete this form.

Distinguished Judge for Improvement of the Judicial System award is given to a judge who has distinguished himself or herself through contribution to the improvement of the judicial system, service as a trial judge, or promotion of judicial efficiency. To nominate a judge, complete this form.

Previous award recipients can be found on the Judicial Branch website Distinguished Judge Awards page. All Judicial Branch employees, members of the Nebraska bar, and the public may submit nominations.

PLEASE RETURN NOMINATIONS by August 31, 2019, to:

Amy E. Prenda, Deputy State Court Administrator
Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation
PO Box 98910
Lincoln, NE 68509-8910
amy.prenda@nebraska.gov