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Honorable Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

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2009 – present
Judge of the District Court, 4th Judicial District
(Douglas County)


1987 - present
Douglas County Attorney’s Office, deputy attorney, Omaha, NE

1984 – 1987
Lancaster County Attorney’s Office,deputy attorney, Lincoln, NE

1982 – 1984
Lancaster County Attorney’s Office, law clerk, Lincoln, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1984
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1977
Bachelor of Science

Judicial/Law Related Activities 

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
American Bar Association
Judicial Division

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Nebraska Commission on Judicial Qualifications, 1997–2009

Community Activities 

Former Board member:

Heartland Family Services
Project Harmony
Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Methodist Hospital Development Committee on Sexual Assault

Honors and Awards 

2010, Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow
Selection to become a Fellow in the Nebraska State Bar Foundation is based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge. The Foundation recognizes established legal professionals who are dedicated to improving the administration of  justice. Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to the charitable and community education works of Foundation.

Kids First Award, 2000, Project Harmony
Law Enforcement Professional of the Year, 1996, American Society for Industrial Security
Department of Justice Award, 1996, Law Enforcement Community Coordination committee
Volunteer Award of Appreciation, 1993, YWCA


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