Media Releases

Media Releases

June 8, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 5 th Judicial District (consisting of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Court Courtroom at the Platte County Courthouse, 2610 14th Street, in Columbus, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. At the hearing, the commission will...Read more
June 7, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 2nd Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Sarpy County Boardroom, 1210 Golden Gate Drive (2nd floor, east side of Administration Wing) in Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022. At the hearing, the commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to...Read more
June 6, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey J. Funke, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 11 th Judicial District (consisting of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas Counties) will hold a public hearing in District Court Courtroom, Lincoln County Courthouse, 301 North Jeffers Street, North Platte, Nebraska, beginning at 1 p.m. on July 18, 2022. The...Read more
June 6, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice John R. Freudenberg, the Judicial Nominating Commission for Separate Juvenile Court Judge in Sarpy County will hold a public hearing in the Sarpy County Court, Courtroom #4, 1210 Golden Gate Drive, Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022. At the hearing, the commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of Juvenile Court Judge due to the retirement of Judge...Read more
June 6, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 1 st Judicial District (consisting of Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline and Thayer Counties) will hold a public hearing in District Court Courtroom, Richardson County Courthouse, 1700 Stone Street, Falls City, Nebraska, beginning at 10 a.m. on July 20, 2022. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of...Read more
May 26, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judge Mark D. Kozisek of Ainsworth, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on May 25, 2022. Kozisek heard arguments in the case of Great Plains Livestock Consulting, Inc. v. Midwest Insurance Exchange, Inc. (S-21-0722). When two (2) lawsuits were filed against Great Plains Livestock Consulting, Inc. (Great Plains), Great Plains brought a negligence action against Midwest Insurance Exchange, Inc. for their failure to obtain an errors and omissions...Read more
May 24, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judge James C. Stecker of Seward, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on May 24, 2022. Stecker heard arguments in the case of In re Trust of Matthews (S-21-0507). In this case, a bequest was made through a revocable trust in three equal shares to the Visiting Nurses Association, Salvation Army, and Pella Evangelical Lutheran Church (Pella). When Pella ceased to exist, the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Church in America (Nebraska Synod) sought...Read more
May 23, 2022
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on Friday, June 3, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m. central standard time, in Room 1510 of the State Capitol Building in Lincoln, Nebraska, to consider the following agenda items: 1. Whether a judicial vacancy exists in the County Court of the 2 nd Judicial District, due to the resignation of Judge Robert C. Wester effective April 30, 2022, and if so whether to recommend a primary office location. 2. Whether a judicial vacancy exists in the...Read more
May 12, 2022
LINCOLN – Katie L. Benson, Grant A. Forsberg, and Korey T. Taylor, all of Omaha, 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 vacancy is Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. The vacancy was created by amendments to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-301.02 (Laws 2022, LB 922) establishing an eighteenth district court judge effective July 20, 2022. The public hearing of the Judicial...Read more
May 11, 2022
Hall County Reentry Court Team Member Appreciation is scheduled to celebrate the designation of May as Problem-Solving Month in Nebraska. Judge Andrew Butler and Reentry Court Coordinator Angela Smith are planning the celebration on May 26, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Hall County Reentry Court team members, staff, and participants are invited. Activities will be held at the Hall County Courthouse, District Courtroom 1, 111 W. 1 st Street, Grand Island, NE. The month of May is nationally identified as...Read more

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