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The Fifth Judicial District Problem-Solving Court held a graduation ceremony on May 13, 2019 in the York District Courtroom, in York Nebraska. Presiding York District Court Judge James Stecker hosted the ceremony. “Nebraska’s Drug and Problem-Solving Courts have saved thousands of tax dollars, and...
The Midwest Nebraska Adult Drug Court celebrated graduations in North Platte on May 6, 2019, and in Lexington on May 13, 2019. For the drug court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full...
Ms. Christine J. Christopherson, Director of Judicial Branch Education with the Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation in Lincoln, NE, became a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM) having successfully completed the rigorous requirements of ICM’s Fellows Program. Ms...
The Central Nebraska Drug Court held its 32nd graduation ceremony on May 2nd, in Kearney, Nebraska. 23 participants were recognized for successfully completing the program. Former Nebraska Senator Mike Flood delivered the keynote address. Drug Court Coordinator Todd Rosno stated, "This is my 9th...
During Probation’s Spring Management meeting May 8-9 in LaVista, sixteen Probation staff received Rising Star and Above and Beyond Awards. The awards were presented by Probation Administrator Deb Minardi along with Probation Deputies Gene Cotter, Jeanne Brandner and Bob Denton. Rising Star Award...
Thanks, in large part, to the Northeast Nebraska Drug Court program, graduate Heidi Webb is now working to help others. Read the April 10, 2019, story in the Norfolk Daily News: Drug court leads way out of vicious cycle for Norfolk woman
As an outgrowth of the Chief Justice’s Annual Leadership Conference (held each year in May), Judicial Branch Education sponsors a judicial leadership development program bringing together judges of all levels to consider creative ways of providing leadership for the Nebraska Judicial Branch. These...
Judge Randin Roland presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Joan Hansen as Clerk Magistrate of Deuel County Court in Chappell on April 30, 2019. Her position is a combined clerk position where she also serves as ex officio Clerk of the District Court. Hansen and fellow Clerk Magistrate Jonna...
Director of the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution, Debora Denny, J.D., announced her retirement effective June 30, 2019. “It has been a great honor and my privilege to serve the people of the state of Nebraska as director for the Office of Dispute Resolution since 2005,” said Denny. She...
Jonna Jasnoch was sworn-in as Clerk Magistrate of Garden County Court in Oshkosh on April 30, 2019, by County Court Judge Randin Roland. Her position is a combined clerk position where she also serves as ex officio Clerk of the District Court. Jasnoch and fellow Clerk Magistrate Joan Hansen (Deuel...