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Honorable Alan L. Brodbeck

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1984 – present 
Judge of the County Court, 8th Judicial District
(Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Howard, Loup, Keya Paha, Rock, Sherman, Valley, & Wheeler counties)
2007, 2014, 2015
Presiding Judge of the 8th Judicial District, County Court
2010 – present 
Judge of the North Central Adult Drug Court, (Holt County)
1977 – 1984
Antelope County Attorney - Neligh, NE
1977 – 1984
Private practice of law - Neligh, NE
University of Nebraska College of Law, 1976
Juris Doctorate
Dana College, 1973
Bachelor of Arts
Judicial/Law Related Activities
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Nebraska State Bar Foundation:
Mentor, Judiciary’s Law Day Job Shadowing Program for 5th Graders
Volunteer Judge, Nebraska High School Mock Trial Project
NE State Bar Association:
Judiciary Committee
Ways and Means Committee
Nebraska County Attorney’s Association, former president, 1982
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Judicial Branch Education Committee, 2001 – present 
Judicial Qualifications Commission, 2004 – present 
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, lead judge, 8th District 
Team 2 Holt County, 2006 – present 
Technology Committee, 2002 – 2004, 2010 – present 
Gender Fairness Committee & Task Force, 1999 – 2002 
Nebraska Judicial Resources Commission, secretary & member, 1992 – 2010 
Nebraska County Judges Association
Former President, 2003 
Education Committee, chairperson
Editor of NE County Judge’s Association Newsletter
Public Relations Committee
Honors and Awards
2005 NSBA Award of Special Merit:  Nebraska State Bar Association  Award, recognizing significant and continuing contributions to the legal profession.
2001, Nebraska Supreme Court Outstanding Judge, for Service to the  Judiciary:  is the highest honor given by the Chief Justice to recognize members of the judiciary for meritorious projects and exemplary accomplishments that enhance the vision of justice within Nebraska communities.
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.
Teaching & Publishing
Domestic Violence Webinar, 2010 
“Quasi-Judicial Powers,” Clerk Magistrates Meeting, 2009
“Media and the Courts,” September 2005
“Ethics for Clerk Magistrates,” September 2000
“Technology in the Courts,” Clerk Magistrate Meeting, September 2000
“Gender Fairness in the Courts,” NSBA Mid-Year Meeting, 2000
“Ethics for Judges,” September, 1999
“Technology in the Courts,” NSBA Annual Meeting, 1999
“Nuts and Bolts of Trial Practice,” NSBA Mid-Year Meeting, 1998

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