Media Releases

Media Releases

February 23, 2017
Patty Lyon, Problem-Solving Court Coordinator for Probation District 6 in Fremont, has been selected as Chief Probation Officer for the district which includes Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston and Washington Counties. Lyon will begin her position as Chief on March 1, 2017. Lyon has been with the Nebraska Probation system for over 16 years. She worked as a probation officer with both juveniles and adults until her promotion to Drug Court Coordinator in July 2008. Ms. Lyon is a state...Read more
February 23, 2017
Acting Chief Probation Officer Carrie Rodriguez, District 5 Probation, has been selected as Chief Probation Officer for the district beginning March 1, 2017. Probation’s District 5 includes Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties. Rodriguez began her career with probation in May 2010 and was appointed as Chief Deputy in 2011. She is a state trainer for the probation system and co-chaired the October 2016 Statewide Probation Officers’...Read more
February 17, 2017
As part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing outreach and education efforts, Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments at Omaha South High School, on March 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. The high school court session is held in conjunction with annual Supreme Court arguments at the Creighton Law College. This visit is part of a continuing effort by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the legal community to raise awareness of court processes, and the importance of civics education to our society. “...Read more
February 16, 2017
The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session on the campus of Chadron State College the morning of April 11, 2017. This visit will mark the first time that the Court of Appeals will hold the College Campus Visit Program in the Nebraska panhandle. Chief Judge Frankie Moore, along with Judges Everett Inbody and Francie Riedmann will hear cases at 9:30 a.m. at the Chadron State College Student Center Ballroom, Chadron. Judge Moore noted that it has long been a goal of the Court of Appeals to...Read more
February 16, 2017
“Nebraska is a relative powerhouse for interpreter talent,” says Robert Cruz, Executive Director of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators (NAJIT), referring to an invitation for several Nebraska interpreters to teach at a nationally-sponsored conference of interpreters. In May 2017, four of Nebraska’s exceptionally talented certified Spanish interpreters will present continuing education sessions at NAJIT’s 38th annual conference in the Washington, D.C. area...Read more
February 13, 2017
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice John F. Wright, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 4th Judicial District (consisting of Douglas County) will hold a public hearing in District Courtroom No. 412, Douglas County Courthouse, Hall of Justice, 1701 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive...Read more
February 13, 2017
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 2nd Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing at the Sarpy ­­­­County Courthouse, 1210 Golden Gate Drive, Courtroom #7, in Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office...Read more
February 13, 2017
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Room 2200, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the...Read more
February 13, 2017
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 1st Judicial District (consisting of Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Court Courtroom at the Gage ­­­­County Courthouse in Beatrice, Nebraska, beginning at 2 p.m. on April 4, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Auburn,...Read more
February 9, 2017
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 9th Judicial District (consisting of Buffalo and Hall Counties) will hold a public hearing in the County Courtroom #1 at the ­­­­Hall County Courthouse (111 W. 1st Street) in Grand Island, Nebraska, beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the...Read more

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