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September 28, 2021
Watch the first video of a new series highlighting the different career paths available in the Nebraska Judicial Branch. Working in a court is not limited to those with a legal background. LaTanya Stricklin shares her career path, and how a customer-centric, positive attitude is the key to success. Watch now on Facebook or Twitter , and follow the accounts to stay up to date on career opportunities. Find a listing of all openings on the Judicial Branch's Careers page .Read more
September 28, 2021
The first live-in person Clerk Magistrate’s Conference, since the pandemic began, was held September 15-17 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. Clerk Magistrates from across the state gathered to receive 13 hours of professional growth and development. Seven Clerk Magistrates who also serve as Clerks of District Court obtained an additional 4.5 hours of education tailored to their unique roles. A full list of the topics and speakers is included below: Clerk of District Court/Clerk...Read more
September 28, 2021
The Court of Appeals heard three cases during each of their argument sessions at the Wayne State Student Center on September 16, 2021. Judges dedicate their September College Campus Initiative session to the celebration of Constitution Day each year. Constitution Day is September 17 and is celebrated throughout the month. Judges for the morning panel were Chief Judge Michael Pirtle, Judge Frankie Moore, and Judge Larry Welch. The afternoon session was presided over by Judge Francie Riedmann,...Read more
September 28, 2021
Tanja Evans, Sarpy County Probation (District 2) received a 2020 Hero Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving for her volunteer work their Victim Impact Panel in Sarpy County. Evans was honored alongside other leaders for her work supporting sobriety.Read more
September 28, 2021
County Court and District Court: The following changes were made: Downloading Adobe Reader and Changing Browser Settings : Revised the instructions for changing the settings in Chrome and added instructions for changing the settings in Edge. County Court: CC 13:1.1, Appearance Bond with Preset Conditions , was created as an additional resource. This is more consistent with the District Court Appearance Bond that has check boxes. Postage Rates were updated on the following forms: CC 3:14, Fence...Read more
September 24, 2021
Dixon County Clerk of the District Court Jackie King-Coughlin retires October 1, 2021, after over 30 years of service with the district court. King-Coughlin began her career in law enforcement as a sheriff’s deputy in Dixon County. She was elected Dixon County Clerk of the District Court on January 4, 1991, and has served in the position since. Her fellow Clerks of the District Court know her for her selfless assistance. King-Coughlin plans to spend her retirement enjoying her grandchildren’s...Read more
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September 23, 2021
Kimball County District Court staff members have generously shared their time and expertise with county court visitors over the past several months. Clerk of District Court Deb Diemoz and Deputy Clerk Rechelle Brown have skillfully filled in for Clerk Magistrate Michele Woods when Woods cannot be at the courthouse. As a one-person court, Woods has occasionally needed to be out of the office and has volunteered to assist neighboring county courts, which she would not have been able to do without...Read more
September 20, 2021
The Butler County Problem-Solving Court in David City celebrated the graduation of Thomas Albers and Janetta Albers on September 14, 2021. Judge Tina Marroquin presided over the ceremony. In attendance were District 5 Probation Staff, Probation Administration Staff, past problem-solving court graduates, and friends and family of the graduates. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full...Read more
September 20, 2021
The newly-released Office of Dispute Resolution Annual Report for FY2021 includes an overview of mediation and restorative justice (RJ), a summary of services provided by approved mediation centers, an inspirational restorative justice story, and case statistics. It outlines challenges and recommendations related to the Office of Dispute Resolution in implementing the Dispute Resolution Act.Read more

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