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January 4, 2024
Awarded to: Marla Fischer , Deputy Director of the Office of the Public Guardian – Lancaster County Amid significant challenges at the Public Guardian's Office (OPG), Marla offered steadfast stability, motivation, and empathetic leadership over the past year. Effectively steering through staff transitions, she conducts bi-monthly case reviews, providing personalized support to Associate Public Guardians. Marla empathizes with the stress APGs face, offering a supportive sounding board and...Read more
January 4, 2024
The North Central Problem-Solving Court celebrated the graduation of Chuck Krysl and Levi Fecht at the Holt County Courthouse in O’Neill On December 18, 2023. Honorable Kale Burdick presided over the ceremony. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability. Drug Court is a minimum 20-month program where participants learn the skills to live a successful life free from drugs and...Read more
January 3, 2024
Clerks of the District Court Executive Committee members serving during 2024 are: President: Peggy Birky, Fillmore County (pictured) Vice President: Royce Gonzales, Nuckolls County Secretary/Treasurer: Celeste Cattin, Dawes CountyRead more
January 3, 2024
Nebraska County Court Association Executive Committee members serving through September 2024 are: President: Ashley Siebrandt, Wayne County Vice President: Kerri Wiese, Dakota County Secretary: Katherine Armbruster, Stanton County Treasurer: Michelle Soto, Greeley CountyRead more
December 29, 2023
Kimberly Haberman was sworn-in as Clerk Magistrate of the Seward County Court in Seward on December 28, 2023. Judge C. Jo Petersen opened and hosted the ceremony. As clerk, Haberman is responsible for providing public service and managing the records, finances, and general operation of the courts. She will also work with the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation to identify and implement improved efficiencies in the court office. Photo: Trial Court Services Deputy Administrator Amy...Read more
December 29, 2023
Pam Cardenas, new Douglas County Judicial Administrator, will be sworn-in during a formal ceremony on January 4, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers at 1819 Farnam Street. Cardenas’ office provides support for Nebraska’s largest county court and the 12 County Court judges located in Omaha. “Ms. Cardenas brings with her a wealth of court knowledge and experience to the Douglas County Court. Her leadership and dedication to Douglas County will be an excellent addition to the Judicial...Read more
December 21, 2023
As part of the annual Wreaths Across America program, volunteers placed wreaths on the gravesites of veterans at the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Grand Island to remember and appreciate the sacrifices made by our service men and women. Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court officers, participants, mentors, and family members attended the ceremony. Eon Lemberg, husband and marine veteran of Veterans Treatment Court Officer, Taylor Lemburg, was instrumental in getting Walnut Middle School...Read more
December 21, 2023
On December 19, 2023, the Butler County Problem-Solving Court in David City celebrated the graduation of Ricky Uglow. Judge Tina Marroquin presided over the ceremony. The graduate received recognition and praise for completing the program. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability for the graduates. Uglow stated, “Don’t do what I did. Trust the process. These people are here to...Read more
Rosa Rodriguez
December 20, 2023
Awarded to: Rosa Rodriguez , Senior Secretary, Colfax County Rosa Rodriguez, Schuyler Probation Office, possesses bilingual proficiency in a culturally diverse community. Her role has evolved into fostering an understanding of cultural nuances among the staff, particularly when dealing with individuals transitioning from the courts to the probation offices. She also dedicates time to assisting individuals in comprehending the justice system in their preferred language. Additionally, she aids in...Read more

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