Media Releases

Media Releases

April 9, 2021
Angela Holtmeier, legal assistant for Murray Law, PC LLO in Hebron, Nebraska, has been selected to serve as Thayer County Court Clerk Magistrate in Hebron. Holtmeier will begin work as Clerk Magistrate for the first judicial district on April 19, 2021. “Angela’s education and broad experience working with the courts and court processes have prepared her to take on the clerk magistrate position in Thayer County Court,” according to Trial Court Services Director Sheryl Connolly. County Court...Read more
April 8, 2021
The Nebraska State Bar Commission has received the Supreme Court’s approval of its recommendation for admission to the practice of law in the State of Nebraska for those having fulfilled all of the requirements under Rule § 3-117 for admission. A swearing-in ceremony took place on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. using WebEx video conferencing technology. The following list of individuals participated in the ceremony. Jacob Michael Bartels Bliss Raquel Elana Boton Benjamin Lee Bramblett...Read more
March 19, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: The Douglas County Young Adult Court team would like to announce a graduation ceremony for four graduates. WHO: Judge Shelly Stratman, Host Judge for the Young Adult Court WHEN: Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Douglas County Criminal Justice Center 1701 Farnam Street, 3rd Floor Omaha, NE WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision...Read more
March 18, 2021
WHAT: The North Central Problem-Solving Court team would like to announce a graduation ceremony. WHO: Judge Kale Burdick, Host Judge for the North Central Problem-Solving Court WHEN: Monday, March 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Holt County Courthouse - County Courtroom 204 North 4 th St., O’Neill, NE 68763 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full...Read more
March 15, 2021
Judge of the Douglas County District Court, Gregory M. Schatz, is retiring effective July 1, 2021; he served as district judge in the 4 th Judicial District (Omaha) for over 20 years. In his announcement letter to the Governor, Schatz noted, “It has been a distinct privilege and honor to serve as a district court judge since my appointment in December 2000.” Schatz served as judge for the Douglas County Adult Drug Court and on numerous judicial committees for the Nebraska District Judges...Read more
March 11, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: The North Central Problem-Solving Court team would like to announce the graduation of a recent participant. WHO: Judge Tami Schendt, Host Judge for the North Central Problem-Solving Court WHEN: Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Custer County Courtroom Custer County Justice Center 604 Heritage Drive, Broken Bow, NE 6882 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment,...Read more
March 4, 2021
LINCOLN – Elizabeth A. Beninato, Makayla S. Danner, Todd O. Engleman, Brandie M. Fowler, Patrick R. Guinan, Thomas K. Harmon, Jeffrey J. Lux, Korey T. Taylor, all of Omaha; Tressa M. Alioth, Bennington; and Molly B. Keane, Elkhorn, have submitted applications for appointment as District Court Judge in the 4th Judicial District consisting of Douglas County. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancies is Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. The vacancies are due to the retirements of Judge...Read more
March 1, 2021
For guardians and conservators who prefer Spanish-language instruction, the Nebraska Office of Public Guardian has developed a Spanish version of Nebraska’s mandatory education course. Guardian & Conservator Education is a court-ordered course for all individuals in the process of becoming guardians or conservators for vulnerable adults or children. The course helps people learn to navigate guardianship and conservatorship, both in the courts and at home. Participants learn how to fill-out...Read more
February 16, 2021
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice John R. Freudenberg, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 4 th Judicial District (consisting of Douglas County) will hold a public hearing via WebEx at the Douglas County District Court, Courtroom #507, 1701 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the commission will receive...Read more
February 4, 2021
Judges in Nebraska’s 8th Judicial District have chosen a new clerk magistrate for Greeley County. Lisa Bower will serve county court as Clerk Magistrate and district court as the ex officio Clerk of the District Court beginning February 8, 2021. Noting the county and district court responsibilities, Trial Court Services Director Sheryl Connolly remarked, “Greeley County requested transfer of the ex officio duties of the clerk of district court to the county court clerk magistrate to improve...Read more

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