Supreme Court Investiture Held for Justice John R. Freudenberg

Supreme Court Investiture Held for Justice John R. Freudenberg

Monday, August 13, 2018

The investiture ceremony of Judge John R. Freudenberg as a Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court representing the 6th Appellate Court Judicial District was held August 10, 2018, in the Warner Chamber of the Nebraska State Capitol.

Chief Justice Mike Heavican served as the Master of Ceremonies for the event.  Secretary of State John Gale presented Freudenberg with his Certificate of Appointment and Judge Matthew Acton, Lincoln, offered the judge’s Oath of Office. Both Judge Kale Burdick, O’Neill, and Judge Russell Harford, Chadron, spoke to Freudenberg’s judicial qualities and dedication to the law.            

Freudenberg was appointed to Nebraska Supreme Court on July 6, 2018, to replace recently deceased Justice John F. Wright. In noting the legacy of Justice Wright, Freudenberg remarked, “He was a tremendous judge. He set a high standard for me to pursue and I’m incredibly excited and humbled to now follow in those footsteps. I assure everyone that I will do my best to fulfill the expectations you have for me to do this job.”

Photo: Judge Matt Acton administers the judge’s oath of office to Justice John Freudenberg during his investiture in the Warner Chamber of the State Capitol.

Read story in the Lincoln Journal Star: https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/newest-nebraska-supreme-court-justice-freudenberg-enrobed-by-family/article_c8936d9b-756c-5396-be89-d51fddbac2e8.html