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We are excited to announce the winners of our Administrative Office of Probation, Juvenile Services Division 3rd Annual Art Contest. We had so many more submissions this year that we chose three winners and the results were very close. The three winners will receive gift cards, a certificate and...
A swearing-in ceremony for Sara Fowler as Clerk Magistrate of Hall County Court was held August 28, 2018, in the courthouse in Grand Island, Nebraska. Judge Arthur Wetzel opened the ceremony and welcomed guests. Judge Alfred Corey administered the Clerk Magistrate oath of office. Both judges...
Douglas County Juvenile Court judges enjoyed spending non-court time with children assigned to their court during the 9 th annual Kids and Judges Day on August 3, 2018. The judges answered questions, read stories, and took photos with the children. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Douglas...
Christine Christopherson has been named Director of Nebraska Judicial Branch Education (JBE), a position that oversees the coordination and delivery of educational offerings for all Judicial Branch employees and judges throughout the state. The hiring panel included JBE Advisory Committee members...
The investiture ceremony of Judge John R. Freudenberg as a Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court representing the 6th Appellate Court Judicial District was held August 10, 2018, in the Warner Chamber of the Nebraska State Capitol. Chief Justice Mike Heavican served as the Master of Ceremonies for...
Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican, along with several Associate Justices, and key court administration staff visited 15 courthouses in northeast Nebraska and hosted two education sessions in South Sioux City. The educational meetings included a day-long tristate meeting regarding...
Wahoo Newspaper: Supreme Court Justices Stop in County Photo: Justices and court/probation visiting group receive personalized tour of recently completed Veterans Memorial for Saunders County.
Norfolk Daily News: Nebraska Supreme Court justices use tour to learn ways to better serve Photo: Chief Justice Heavican (podium) addresses Norfolk area lawyers following a continuing education session at Divots in Norfolk.
Photo: Justices from the tristate area discuss improving resources, process for youth in the juvenile justice system. (L to R) Chief Justice Mark Cady, Iowa; Chief Justice David Gilbertson, South Dakota; Chief Justice Mike Heavican, Nebraska; and, Justice Stephanie Stacy, Nebraska.
Photo: Clerk of the Courts, Jodie Roberts, gives back-office tour to Justice Stephanie Stacy (left) and Chief Justice Heavican (right) following courthouse presentation where Roberts was thanked by the Court and by Judge Rachel Daugherty for combining the district court and county court clerk’s...