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Honorable Steven D. Burns

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1997 – present 
Judge of the District Court, 3rd Judicial District
(Lancaster County)
1973 – 1997 
Private practice of law - Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska College of Law, 1973
Juris Doctorate
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1971
Bachelor of Architecture
Judicial/Law Related Activities
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Case Management Committee, District Court, 2009 – present
Automation Advisory Committee, 2005 - present
Nebraska District Judges Association
President, 2013 – 2014
Secretary/Treasurer, 2011 – 2012
Bench Book Committee, former member, 2008 
Teaching & Publishing
2000 – present, Design, development, & implementation of courtroom technology improvements in Lancaster County; one of the first judges to have court proceedings televised
Facilitator, National Judicial College, 2001
Presenter, District Judges Association
Creator, brochure for unrepresented litigants, approved by judges of the 3rd Judicial District

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