2021 Clerk Magistrate Conference

2021 Clerk Magistrate Conference

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The first live-in person Clerk Magistrate’s Conference, since the pandemic began, was held September 15-17 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. Clerk Magistrates from across the state gathered to receive 13 hours of professional growth and development. Seven Clerk Magistrates who also serve as Clerks of District Court obtained an additional 4.5 hours of education tailored to their unique roles.

A full list of the topics and speakers is included below:

  • Clerk of District Court/Clerk Magistrate Education - Valorie Bendixen, District Court Trial Court Services Director, Sheryl Connolly, County Court Trial Court Services Director, Sherri Dennis, IT Applications Supervisor & Laurayne Hall, IT Applications Analyst
  • Trial Count Services - Sheryl Connolly, County Court Trial Court Services Director & Valorie Bendixen, District Court Trial Court Services Director
  • Human Resources and the Bottom Line - Gene Cotter, Deputy Administrator Operations Division
  • Resiliency - Greg Sunderman, JBE Trainer
  • An Overview of eFiling: End-to-End - Casey Tribolet, IT Applications Analyst
  • Court Reporting and Modernization Rules Amy Prenda, Deputy Administrator for Court Services & Sherri Dennis, IT Applications Supervisor
  • CM Roundtable DiscussionsAngie Lewandowski, Clerk Magistrate for Hamilton County & Sheryl Connolly, County Court Trial Court Services Director
  • First Amendment Auditors - Judge Thomas K. Harmon, Douglas County Court, Janet Bancroft, Public Information Officer & Melissa Ireland, JBE Court Education Manager
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law - Amy Prenda, Deputy Administrator for Court Services, Melissa Ireland, JBE Court Education Manager & Jezharela Arteaga, JBE Trainer