Chief Justice Proclaims the Establishment of Nebraska Trial Court Week

Chief Justice Proclaims the Establishment of Nebraska Trial Court Week

Friday, March 18, 2022

Nebraska Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican announced the establishment of Nebraska Trial Court Week during a proclamation signing ceremony in the Supreme Court Chamber on Friday, March 18, 2022.

The ceremony kicks off Trial Court Week celebrations occurring throughout the Judicial Branch during the week of March 21-25, 2022. The ceremony can be viewed here.

Trial court judges attended the proclamation signing ceremony which highlighted the critical role of Nebraska’s dedicated trial court judges, court clerks and administrators, and court staff who comprise the Nebraska state trial courts. 

Speakers included Nebraska District Judges Association Representative Rick Schreiner, Beatrice; Nebraska County Judges Association President C. Jo Petersen, Seward; Nebraska Separate Juvenile Judges Association Representative Shellie Sabata, Lincoln. Attending were Justices of the Supreme Court and Workers' Compensation Presiding Judge Daniel Fridrich. 

The week is set aside for Nebraskans to celebrate the important role that local courts and their personnel play in providing access to the civil, criminal, and juvenile justice systems.

Photo: left to right: Corey Steel, Chief Justice Heavican, Judge Rick Schreiner, Judge C. Jo Petersen, Judge Shellie Sabata.