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The Central Nebraska Drug Court held its 33rd graduation ceremony on November 5, 2019, in Holdrege, Nebraska. Twenty-one participants were recognized for successfully completing the program. State Senator John Lowe attended the ceremony and addressed the drug court participants. Nebraska Adult Drug...
The Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court is featured in the Veteran’s Day issue of the Omaha Daily Record after reaching its third anniversary the previous Sunday. According to the article, there are the 15 graduates so far, plus 35 former service members currently participating. The veterans...
More than 450 probation, community corrections, and behavioral professionals came together October 28th-30th in LaVista for the 2019 Justice and Behavioral Health Conference. The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation sponsored this statewide event in partnership with the Nebraska...
In honor of Kris Riekenberg’s 30th anniversary as an official court reporter with the state court system, News Channel Nebraska aired a profile of her career. Riekenberg used the opportunity to educate the public about the court system and the career of court reporting. Listen to full story: Veteran...
The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Commission sponsors programs for attorneys that focus on Supreme Court priorities, rules, procedures and programs. The MCLE Commission staff sponsored seven programs across the state in 2019 providing live education on court programs and requirements...
The 6 th Judicial District Drug Court in Fremont held a graduation ceremony on October 22, 2019. The ceremony was held in the District Courtroom of the Dodge County Courthouse. State Senator Lynne Walz attended the ceremony and addressed the drug court participants. Problem-Solving Court Judge...
A new manual for court reporting personnel is now available. The manual is a tool that outlines the role and responsibilities of personnel operating the digital recording systems and courtroom procedures related to exhibits. It also provides instructions on operating the digital recorder, providing...
Ashley Griess, new Chief Probation Officer for District 1, was sworn-in Monday, October 20, 2019 in the Saline County District Courtroom by District Judge Vicky Johnson. Griess replaces former Probation Chief Jeremy Behrends who joined the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation earlier...
Nebraska State Probation officers officially sworn-in October 16, 2019 in the Capitol Rotunda by Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican. Deb Minardi, State Probation Administrator, addressed the 59 new officers, their families, and fellow probation employees noting that probation’s work is...
The Juvenile Service Audit Report has been published and is now online with the Nebraska Legislature. In an announcement sent congratulating probation employees on a job well done, Probation Administrator Deb Minardi encouraged probation to share the report with others. Full report: https://www...