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The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation’s (AOCP) Advanced Coaching for Excellence (AC4E) initiative is focused on taking Evidence-based Practice to the next level by focusing on four core strategies for behavior change and recidivism reduction: Assessment, Case Management, Case...
On August 7, 2020, District 4A Specialized Probation officers Angie Moorehead, Patrick McNemar, Zach Maxwell, and Zahra Sorensen-Snoza supervised the Fontenelle Park Clean-up. The clean-up crew, consisting of both clients and officers, picked up trash, trimmed trees, and helped beautify Fontenelle...
The Nebraska Supreme Court has published its 2021-2023 Strategic Agenda. The document identifies the ongoing overarching goals of the Nebraska Judicial Branch as: Goal 1: Providing Access to Swift, Fair Justice Goal 2: Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults Goal 3: Addressing Community Safety...
The Cass County Adult Drug Court began accepting participants in February 2020. Prior to accepting participants, a local team of dedicated professionals participated in a three-day drug court planning initiative through the National Drug Court Institute. Read more on the Cass County Adult Drug Court...
Court Improvement Project (CIP) Director, Deb VanDyke-Ries and Lakeisha Phelps, recipient of the CIP 2019 Resilience Award, presented at last year’s CIP Children’s Summit, joined podcast host and Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association vice president, Rico Zavala on the latest Nebraska Juvenile...
Recognizing the importance of moving forward with Nebraska’s Uniform Bar Exam, Carole McMahon-Boies, Administrator of the Supreme Court Attorney Services Division, collaborated with several outside entities to ensure COVID safety measures were strictly met. Additional precautions included free COVID...
Wayne County Court Clerk Magistrate KimBerly Hansen announced her retirement effective August 31, 2020, after over 19 years of service to the Judicial Branch. “KimBerly enjoys working with people and has had a strong focus on customer service during her tenure with Wayne County Court,” according to...
Richardson County Court Clerk Magistrate Nancy Deklotz, Falls City, submitted her notice of retirement effective September 11, 2020. Deklotz has just over 45 years of service with the Judicial Branch. Judge Curtis Maschman reflected on Nancy’s tenure with the court: In the middle of the Watergate...
Lori Miskimins Clerk Magistrate for Dawes and Sioux County Courts retired effective August 7, 2020. She celebrated 20 years with the court system on August 1, 2020. Miskimins leaves a legacy of cooperation and positivity in her courts and throughout the 12th Judicial District, according to Trial...
The highly organized team of women from the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation known as the PPE Angels have led a team of many that has been packaging, organizing, and delivering personal protective equipment to coworkers throughout the state. Deliveries have been made office to...