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A swearing-in ceremony for Myndee Hagan as Clerk Magistrate of Dawson and Gosper Counties was held May 22, 2018, in the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington, Nebraska. Judge Jeffrey Wightman presided over the ceremony. Hagan began working with the county court system in 2016 as a records clerk for...
Kathleen Hein, Courtroom Clerk with the Platte County Court, was presented the 2018 Evelyn E. Labode Service to Youth Award during the recent Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Conference. The award recognizes a professional in a field who demonstrates commitment, initiative and advocacy on...
Supreme Court Justices travelled to Grand Island to hold Law Day events along with an argument session in the Senior High School auditorium on May 4, 2018. The evening prior to arguments, the Court met with Grand Island, Kearney and Hastings area bar associations to thank lawyers for their community...
Following the Supreme Court’s traditional argument session at the Creighton University School of Law on April 5, 2018, the judges packed their robes and headed to Millard North High School for one final argument session. Omaha attorneys argued the personal property dispute of Zelenka v. Pratte...
The Omaha Bar Association presented Chief Justice Mike Heavican with their Public Service Award during the Law Day luncheon in Omaha on May 1, 2018. The award is named for the late Robert M. Spire, former Attorney General for the State of Nebraska. Read Omaha Daily Record article below: Robert M...
The Warner Legislative Chamber in the Nebraska State Capitol was standing room only for Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Papik’s investiture on May 7, 2018. Former partners from the Cline Williams Law Firm and residents of Stromsburg, Nebraska, packed the balconies while family, judges and staff...
Parenting mediators and others from across the state attended a full day training session on ‘Trauma Informed Mediation’ at Champions Run Golf Club, Omaha on Friday, April 6, 2018. The Nebraska Mediation Association, a statewide organization that promotes excellence in mediation practice through...
Debora Denny, J.D., Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR), was honored with the Nebraska Mediation Association’s (NMA) Friend of Mediation Award at their annual conference on Friday, April 6, 2018. Jane Martin-Hoffman, NMA Board Member stated, “Debora has been an outstanding and...
Nebraska Educational Television interviewed Debora Denny, Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) and Alisha Jimenez, ODR’s Restorative Justice Program Analyst on March 22, 2018 regarding ODR’s restorative justice initiative, Victim Youth Conferencing (VYC). VYC was piloted in the 3 rd, 4...
The Interstate Compact Office within the Office of Probation Administration would like to share a valuable resource with Judges and court personnel who work with juveniles transferred under the Interstate Commission for Juveniles (ICJ) or out-of-state runaways being returned to his/her home...