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Honorable Christopher Kelly


Separate Juvenile Court Judge Christopher Kelly

2000 – present 
Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court, Douglas County

2001, 2006, 2011, 2016
Presiding Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court, Douglas County
1987 – 2000
Private practice of law - Omaha, NE

1985 – 1987
Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Felony Division Prosecutor - Omaha, NE

1980 – 1985
Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Juvenile Court Division Prosecutor - Omaha, NE
Creighton University School of Law, 1979
Juris Doctorate

Creighton University, 1974
Bachelor of Arts, School of Arts & Sciences
Judicial/Law Related Activities
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
American Inns of Court, Omaha Chapter, 2000 – present
President, Omaha Chapter of the American Inns of Court, 2008 – 2009
Omaha Model Court, co-lead judge, 2006 – 2010
Chair, Juvenile Court Collaboration Council, 2016

Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Nebraska State Bar Association: Executive Council, 1999 – 2005
Nebraska Commission to Select a Chief Justice, lawyer member, 1996 – 2000
Judicial Resources Committee Studying District & County Courts

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees

Automation Advisory Committee, 2005
Interpreters Advisory Committee, 2011 – present
Portal To JUSTICE Planning Committee, 2014 – present

Nebraska Separate Juvenile Judges Association
Past President

Community Activities
PEOPLE Media Committee
Nebraska Adoption Day
School Board, Mary Our Queen Parish


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