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May 11, 2017
Chief Judge Frankie Moore (left) and Chief Justice Heavican visit with Lexington High School counselor Ms. Michele McKeone while touring the “English as a Second Language” class at the high school. The complete tour included a poetry reading and a group discussion with students who transferred from other high schools and countries including Vietnam, Sudan, and Honduras.Read more
May 11, 2017
Students from Lexington High School perform their dramatization of the trial of Chief Standing Bear for area attorneys and judges. Included in the audience were: Chief Justice Heavican, Justice John Wright, Judge Frankie Moore and Judge Jeff Wightman.Read more
April 20, 2017
The Inaugural Ceremony for Nebraska’s newest problem solving court, the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court, will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the City-County Chambers Room 112 in the City-County Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln. Actress Melissa Fitzgerald, who presently serves as the national Director of Justice for Vets, will be a keynote speaker at the event. The mission of the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court is to honor the service of justice-...Read more
April 7, 2017
The Inaugural Ceremony for Nebraska’s newest problem solving court, the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court, will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the City-County Chambers Room 112 in the City-County Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln. Actress Melissa Fitzgerald, who presently serves as the national Director of Justice for Vets, will be a keynote speaker at the event. The mission of the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court is to honor the service of justice-...Read more
March 17, 2017
Mr. Tim Sprakel, District 4A Probation, has begun his service as Chief Probation Officer in Omaha. His appointment became effective March 1, 2017. The Chief Probation Officer for District 4A manages a staff of 110 employees which includes 65 Probation Officers at four office locations in Omaha. Sprakel began his career with probation in June of 2000 as an Intensive Supervision Probation Officer. In 2005 he was promoted to Intensive Supervision Probation Supervisor and in 2006 was promoted to...Read more
March 17, 2017
LINCOLN -- Alfred E. Corey III, Stacie A. Goding, David R. Medlin, all of Grand Island; and Martin R. Klein, Hickman, have submitted applications for appointment as County Judge in the 9th Judicial District consisting of Buffalo and Hall counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Philip M. Martin, Jr. The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in County Courtroom...Read more
March 14, 2017
Six Submit their Names for District Judge in the First Judicial District Tuesday, March 14, 2017 LINCOLN – Nathan B. Cox, Plattsmouth; Erin Ebeler Rolf, Eagle; Louie M. Ligouri, Auburn; David J. Partsch, Nebraska City; Paul A. Payne, Dodge; and Julie D. Smith, Cook, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 1st Judicial District consisting of Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer counties. The primary place...Read more