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Tina Wilson Everyday Hero
July 28, 2022
Assistant Probation Officer Tina Wilson is a massive support to supervision officers in the District 9 Kearney office. She assists by conducting orientations, home visits, and handling coverage for the officers when needed. She proves to be an invaluable resource in District 9 by aiding in processes and policy as well as Interstate Compact. Wilson enables those assisted by the District 9 probation team to become their best selves. Due to Wilson’s wealth of experience in her support role and...Read more
July 27, 2022
The district court bailiff team, led by District Court Administrator/Media Coordinator Amanda Phillips hosted a “Lunch and Learn” with Channel 10/11 News team Mikel Lauber, the News Director, and Senior Reporter Bayley Bischof in mid-July. To start the discussion, Phillips walked the group through the process of designating a camera pool operator, where paperwork goes, and who answers media questions. Lauber and Bischof then discussed considerations from the news end of the business, how...Read more
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July 27, 2022
Commemorating last week's celebration of Probation Week in Nebraska, officers Mark Wagner and Latimer Perry joined Your Nebraska Judicial Branch to discuss the power of probation in their personal lives and in the communities they serve. Your Nebraska Judicial Branch is available to listen and subscribe on all podcast app platforms. Additionally, it is found on the web at: https://nejudicial.buzzsprout.com/ .Read more
July 26, 2022
The Juvenile Services Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation has released the annual Detailed Analysis Report for fiscal year 2021. It includes Juvenile Justice data and progress, stories about probation officers making an impact with youth, the annual artwork contest, and new content, including details of the Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Nebraska (JJSEN) and the Recognizing Increased Skills in Education (RISE) Program. This report is posted on the Nebraska...Read more
July 25, 2022
New education covering nine critical responsibilities of courtroom clerks is now available online through the Judicial Branch Education (JBE) website . JBE developed the materials with Transcription Specialist Linda Mitchell and Trial Court Services Director for County Courts Sheryl Connolly. The education includes best practices from the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) and additional requirements under Nebraska Statutes and Nebraska Supreme Court Rules. “...Read more
July 25, 2022
A new subcommittee regarding Court Reporting Personnel Education is being formed. The subcommittee is looking for representation from all levels of Court Reporting Personnel (including Official Court Reporters, District Court and County Court Courtroom Clerks, and any other County Court staff that assist Judges in the courtroom) to provide knowledge, expertise, and a voice to education. The subcommittee plans to meet via Webex for 1 hour monthly for as long as necessary to aid in the further...Read more
July 25, 2022
Under LR271 introduced by Senators Tom Brewer and Patty Pansing-Brooks this past legislative session, the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation offices at 521 South 14th Street were officially commissioned as the Chief Standing Bear Justice Administration building. The July 21, 2022, ceremony included an invocation, the tribal flag song, the pledge of allegiance, remarks by tribal and state dignitaries, and ended with the Standing Bear Song. “Chief Standing Bear’s significant...Read more
July 22, 2022
The State Judicial Branch is celebrating Nebraska Probation Week July 17-23, 2022. To highlight the celebration, Chief Justice Michael Heavican signed a proclamation designating the week and urging all citizens – particularly those within the legal community – to take note of the occasion. State Court Administrator Corey Steel hosted the proclamation ceremony on July 20 in the Supreme Court’s courtroom with a live broadcast of the event. Speakers included State Probation Administrator Deb...Read more
July 18, 2022
Judges, clerk magistrates, and other interested persons may submit comments by August 1, 2022, to proposed revisions to Nebraska Supreme Court rules and appendices that would update and clarify the judicial financial interest statement process. Proposed changes include electronic reporting and specific language regarding recreational homes belonging to the judge or magistrate. The notice and language for the proposed changes are available online .Read more
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July 15, 2022
Assistant Deputy Kari Rumbaugh and Specialist Lindsay Meyer from Juvenile Services join Your Nebraska Judicial Branch to preview the happenings of Nebraska Probation Week, July 17-23. Your Nebraska Judicial Branch is available to listen and subscribe on all podcast app platforms. Additionally, it is found on the web at: https://nejudicial.buzzsprout.com/ .Read more

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