The swearing-in ceremony of William B. Cassel as a Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court representing the 3rd Judicial District will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, in the Warner Legislative Chamber 2nd Floor, Nebraska State Capitol. Eight years ago on January 30, 2004, Cassel was sworn-in as a Court of Appeals Judge representing the 3rd Judicial District in the same chamber. He now replaces former State Supreme Court Justice John Gerrard who accepted an appointment as a federal judge for the United States District Court, District of Nebraska in January of this year.
Chief Justice Mike Heavican will open the ceremony, Chief Judge Everett Inbody will officiate, Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy will present the certificate of appointment and Rev. Dr. Jim Keck of First Plymouth Church in Lincoln will give the invocation and benediction.
The public is invited to attend.
Judge William B. Cassel District 3, Supreme Court
Born September 20, 1955.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S., Accounting), 1977.
University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D.), 1979.
Judge of the Nebraska Court of Appeals January 2004
Judge of the District Court, State of Nebraska, 1992 to 2004
PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Partner, Cassel & Cassel, September 12, 1979 to June 21, 1981; Sole Practice, June 21, 1981 to April 21, 1992; Member and Board Secretary, Ainsworth Airport Authority, December, 1980 to April 21, 1992; City Attorney for: Ainsworth, Nebraska, December 1979, to April 21, 1992, and Long Pine, Nebraska, June 1981 to April 21, 1992, and Johnstown, Nebraska, June, 1981 to April 21, 1992; former member of Nebraska Association of Bank Attorneys and Nebraska Council of School Attorneys