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Honorable Marcela A. Keim

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2011 – present 
Judge of the County Court, 4th Judicial District
(Douglas County)

2016 – present 
Presiding Judge, 4th Judicial District
2004 - 2011
Omaha City Prosecutor’s Office, assistant city prosecutor - Omaha, NE
1999 – 2004
Assistant Public Defender, Douglas County - Omaha, NE
1998 – 1999
Petersen Law Offices, law clerk - Omaha, NE
1997 – 1998
Solo Practitioners Office Share, law clerk - Omaha, NE
Creighton University School of Law, 1999
Juris Doctorate
Creighton University Law Review
Assistant Editor
Benedictine College, 1996
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Judicial/Law Related Activities
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, 1999-2004
Omaha Law League Executive Board Member and Courthouse Tour Committee
Nebraska Women's Bar Association
Judicial Group Leader, Inns of Court
Executive Board, Robert M. Spire Inns of Court
Honors and Awards

Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow (2011)

                        An honor based on integrity and character. 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 the Foundation.

Service Board, Project Harmony
Recipient, Frances Ryan Academic Scholarship, Creighton University School of Law
Semi-Finalist, Advanced Trial Competition, Creighton University
Semi-Finalist, Moot Court Competition, Creighton University
Finalist, Best Brief Competition, Creighton University
Academic All American, Benedictine College

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