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Honorable Roger J. Heideman

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2016

Hon. Roger J. Heideman

Judgeship

2006 – present
Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court, Lancaster County

2016
Presiding Judge, Separate Juvenile Court, Lancaster County

2010 – present
Family Treatment Drug Court Track Lead Judge
                                           

Experience                         

1992 – 2006                        
Shareholder/Attorney
Morris Titus and Heideman


1992 – 2006
Sole Practitioner
Heideman Law Office


1992 – 2006
Shareholder/Attorney
Dawson Cygan and Heideman

Attorney in general practice law firms working in primary practice areas of juvenile law, domestic relations, probate and estate planning and corporate and business planning.

1984 – 1989                        
Controller
Nebraska Book Company

Accounting office administrator for wholesale college textbook and college retail bookstore corporation.


Education                          

University of Nebraska College of Law
Lincoln, Nebraska

Juris Doctorate

Benedictine College
Atchison, Kansas

Bachelor of Arts - Accounting
Bachelor of Arts - Business Administration

                                            

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Lincoln Bar Association
National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
Robert Van Pelt American Inns of Court
Lancaster County Family Drug Court, presiding judge
Lancaster County Separate Juvenile Court, presiding judge

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Technology Committee, 2006 – present
Children in Court – Parenting Time Sub-Committee
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, lead judge, Lancaster County   
Nebraska Supreme Court Juvenile Judges Curriculum Committee
Nebraska Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Advisory Committee
Nebraska Supreme Court Juvenile JUSTICE Automation Committee
Nebraska Supreme Court Technology Strategic Planning Committee

Nebraska Separate Juvenile Judges Association
Former President, 2008
Lancaster County juvenile Court Collaboration Committee

                                             

Community Activities

Lancaster Manor Foundation, Lincoln NE, former president
St. Peter’s Parish, former parish council secretary
Knights of Columbus Council 10510

 

Honors and Awards         

Children and Family Futures 2016 National Collaborative Excellence Award
2007 Nebraska Child Support Enforcement Association Judicial Officer of the Year


Teaching and Publishing

Nebraska Children's Summit: Utilization of an Infusion Model in Family Treatment Drug Courts
Co-Author: Giving Parents a Voice: A Case Study of a Family Treatment Drug Court
Track in Lancaster County, Nebraska.  American Judges Association Court Review, February, 2016
Presenter: Nebraska Children’s Summit: Children in Court
Presenter: Nebraska County Attorneys Association: Use of Restorative Justice Conferencing in Lancaster County 
Presenter: Nebraska Children’s Summit: Project Safe Start  – Child
Relationship Assessments and Child Parent Psychotherapy in Family Drug Treatment Court
Presenter: Nebraska Young Child Institute: Child Parent Psychotherapy in Nebraska        
Presenter: Child Welfare League of America Advancing Excellence in Practice and Policy What Works for Families Affected by Substance Use: The Importance of Relationships in Family Drug Court:  Enhancing Well-Being for Children and Familes Using a Team Approach
Presenter: Nebraska Children’s Summit: Project Safe Start  – Child
Relationship Assessments and Child Parent Psychotherapy in Family Drug Treatment Court
Presenter: National Association of Drug Court Professionals: Project Safe Start - Child Relationship Assessments and Child Parent Psychotherapy in Family Drug Treatment Court

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