Media Releases

Media Releases

October 6, 2022
LINCOLN –Sara E. Bauer, Fremont; Anthony M. Hernandez III, Omaha; Martin R. Klein, Grand Island; Thomas J. Klein, Wahoo; Brianna L. McLarty, Omaha; Patrick R. Runge, Omaha; and Timothy M. Schulz, Fremont, have submitted applications for appointment as County Court Judge in the 6th Judicial District consisting of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, Washington counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the...Read more
October 3, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sarpy County Juvenile Drug Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: Sarpy County Juvenile Drug Court will be celebrating graduation at the Sarpy County Courthouse in Papillion. WHO: Judge Jonathon Crosby, presiding Andrew Erickson and Gary Brollier, Sarpy County Attorney’s Office Dennis Marks and Colleen Dostal, Sarpy County Public Defender’s Office WHEN: October 11, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Sarpy County Courthouse 1210 Golden Gate Drive Papillion, NE 68046 WHY: For problem-...Read more
September 28, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judge Ryan S. Post of Lincoln, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on September 28, 2022. Post heard arguments in the case of S-22-047, 132 Ventures LLC (Appellee/Cross-Appellant) v. Active Spine Physical Therapy, LLC, Nicholas Muchowicz, and Sara Muchowicz (Appellants/Cross-Appellees) . After not receiving rent, Appellee sued the Appellants claiming breach of contract, breach of personal guaranty, and sought return of premises and unpaid rent...Read more
September 27, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judge John H. Marsh of Kearney, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on September 27, 2022, to hear two cases docketed before the Nebraska Supreme Court on that day. Marsh heard arguments in the case of S-21-985, Phyllis Acklie, Appellant v. Nebraska Department of Revenue, Appellee . After Appellant filed personal income taxes with the State of Nebraska as non-residents for the tax years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, she received notices of...Read more
September 26, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: 5 th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court will be celebrating graduation at the Butler County Courtroom in David City. WHO: Judge Tina Marroquin, Presiding WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Butler County Courtroom 451 N. 5 th Street David City, NE 68832 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive...Read more
September 20, 2022
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 Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol. The Nebraska State Bar Commission, as part of the Nebraska Supreme Court Attorney Services Division, conducts testing and...Read more
September 16, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Jonathan J. Papik, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 12 th Judicial District (consisting of Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Bordeaux Room at Chadron State College, Student Center (1100 E. 12 th Street) in Chadron, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on October 27, 2022. At the hearing, the commission...Read more
September 16, 2022
Supreme Court Justices will welcome a group of high school students to oral arguments in the Supreme Court courtroom at the Nebraska State Capitol. Encouraging student groups to visit the courtroom is part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing community outreach and education efforts. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on September 26, 2022, Lincoln Southeast High School Business Instructor, Stephani Olson, will usher students into the courtroom to hear arguments in four cases, followed by an open...Read more
September 14, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 6 th Judicial District (consisting of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, Washington Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Board Room at the Dodge County Courthouse, 428 North Broad Street, in Fremont, Nebraska, beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022. At the hearing, the commission will receive information on the qualifications of...Read more
September 12, 2022
Hon. Robert R. Otte, District Judge for the 3rd Judicial District, is retiring November 27, 2022. Otte serves as a judge of the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court in addition to presiding full-time on the district court bench in Lincoln. In his retirement announcement to the Chief Justice and Governor, Otte wrote, “I am honored and humbled to have worked side by side with the talented, hardworking judges in this District. I am grateful to have been part of the Nebraska Judicial Branch...Read more

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