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Courts by the Numbers

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The Nebraska court system is funded through a combination of county and state monies. (For example:  A Clerk of the District Court is an elected public official who is paid through the county, as is their staff.) This list includes only state-funded employee positions. 

 

Judges

  • 7 Supreme Court Justices (Highest Appellate Court)
  • 6 Court of Appeals Judges (Intermediate Appellate Court)
  • 56 District Court Judges (General Jurisdiction Trial Court)
  • 11 Separate Juvenile Court Judges (Special Jurisdiction; serves Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties)
  • 58 County Court (Limited Jurisdiction)
  • 7 Workers’ Compensation (Special Jurisdiction)

145 Total Judges              

      

Administrative Staff

  • 30.35 Administrative Office of the Courts Staff
  • 28 Probation Administration Staff
  • 20 Supreme Court Staff
  • 15 Court of Appeals Staff
  • 4 Counsel for Discipline Staff
  • 2 Library Staff
  • 5.75 Clerk's Office Staff
  • 6.5 Reporter's Office Staff

111.6 Total Administrative Staff

 

Trial Court Staff

  • 67 Official Court Reporters, District Court
  • 3 Judicial Administrators, County Court
  • 74.3 Clerk Magistrates, County Court
  • 281.3 Other Employees, County Court

425.6 Total Trial Court Staff (not including judges)

 

Probation

  • 14 Chief Probation Officers
  • 24 Problem-Solving Court Staff
  • 458 Other Probation Employees

496 Total Probation Staff

 

Workers' Compensation Court (separate budget)

  • 11.5 Adjudication Support Staff
  • 35.5 Administrative Staff

47 Workers' Compensation Court Staff

 

 

This page was last modified on Thursday, December 4, 2014