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Dakota County Court Clerk Magistrate Paula Jensen submitted her notice of retirement effective November 30, 2017, after forty-four years of service to the Judicial Branch. County Court Judge Kurt Rager noted that Paula Jensen has been an indispensable asset to the Dakota County Court, “Her...
Valley and Greeley County Court Clerk Magistrate Kathy Sweeney submitted her notice of retirement effective November 3, 2017, after 33 years of service to the Judicial Branch. According to fellow Clerk Magistrate Cathy Reiman of Boyd and Rock Counties, neighboring courts could always count on Kathy...
Howard County Court Clerk Magistrate Marsha Anderson submitted her notice of retirement effective November 30, 2017, after over 28 years of service to the Judicial Branch. “Marsha Anderson’s quiet courtesy and professionalism have made the court system less intimidating to those who found themselves...
A Swearing-in ceremony for Jennifer Myers as Clerk Magistrate of Hall County Court was held October 23, 2017, in the Hall County Court in Grand Island, Nebraska. Judge Arthur Wetzel presided over the ceremony with Judge Alfred Corey participating in the event. Before joining the courts, Jennifer...
Fifty-Five Nebraska State Probation officers were officially sworn in on October 5, 2017 in the Capitol Rotunda by Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican. Ellen Fabian Brokofsky, Probation Administrator, addressed the new officers, their families and fellow Probation employees noting that...
The Office of Dispute Resolution has issued a Report of PreHearing Conferences (PHCs) conducted by Nebraska’s six ODR-approved mediation centers. PHCs are a front-loaded child welfare conference which has been promoted by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges to increase the...
A new scam has surfaced in Scottsbluff threatening fines for missing a non-existent grand jury summons. In response to the ever-changing number of court collection scams being perpetrated against the public, the Attorney General’s Consumer Fraud Division has offered the following guidelines for...
As part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing outreach and education efforts, Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the Hevelone Center on the Beatrice High School Campus on November 3, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. The visit is part of a continuing effort by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the...
The six-month milestone of the Supreme Court rule allowing Expanded Media Coverage in trial courts was celebrated with awards from Nebraska broadcasters to several of the rule’s founders. Following the September 26, 2017, video conference for reporters, Nebraska Broadcasters Association Executive...
Six Nebraska Clerk Magistrates were recognized by State Court Administrator Corey Steel during the September 2017 Clerk Magistrate’s meeting in Lincoln. “Above and Beyond” awards were given to the individuals listed below for exemplary efforts in addition to their daily duties with the court system...