Hon. Jeffrey J. Lux

Hon. Jeffrey J. Lux

Hon. Jeffrey J. Lux

Douglas District Court
1701 Farnam St


September 24, 2021 – Present
District Court Judge, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County, Nebraska

Veterans Treatment Court Judge
Douglas County District Court


Deputy Douglas County Attorney
        Narcotics Unit Supervisor (2016-2021)
        Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (2019-2021)
Criminal Felony Division
Douglas County Attorney’s Office

Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Appellate & Prosecution Bureau
Nebraska Department of Justice

Deputy Douglas County Attorney
Civil Division
Douglas County Attorney’s Office

Nebraska Supreme Court Judicial Law Clerk
Justice Michael McCormack
Nebraska Supreme Court

Captain, Judge Advocate General (JAG)
Judge Advocate General Corps
U.S. Army Reserve

U.S. Senate Legislative Staff
Office of U.S. Senator Jim Exon
Washington D.C.


Creighton University, School of Law, 2000
Juris Doctor, cum laude

Creighton University, 1994
Bachelor of Arts Political Science

U.S. Army Judge Advocate General School, Graduate, 2004
University of Virginia, School of Law (online & in-person)

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Nebraska Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association

Co-Chair, Legislation Committee (2010, 2019-2021)
Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Certified Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy Instructor
        Omaha Police Academy (2005-2021)
        Sarpy/Douglas Law Enforcement Academy (2019-2021)

Community Activities

Founder & Treasurer, Omaha Metro Veterans Treatment Court Foundation (2016-2021)

Chair of the Board, Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education (2019- 2021)

Honors and Awards

Professional Honors:
2019 Law Enforcement Coordination Award from United States Attorney, District of Nebraska
2014 Criminal Justice Award from United States Attorney, District of Nebraska

Military Awards:
United States Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards)
Army Commendation Medal (2 awards)
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Mobilization Device)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (2 awards)

Law School Honors:
Creighton Law Review, Editorial Staff
Moot Court Finalist (1998)
Domestic Moot Court Board
Corpus Juris Secundum Award Winner in Torts
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Torts
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in 1st Amendment Constitutional Law
Recipient of James Cosgrove Scholarship for Academic Achievement
DEAN’S LIST (Top 10%) Fall 1997 & Spring 1998


District Court Judges Association, Fall Meeting, Using Electronic Warrants, Panel Discussion, 2021

Nebraska County Attorneys Association, Annual Meetings, Legislative Update Panel, 2018-2020

Omaha Metro Area Law Enforcement, Critical Incident Training, 2010-2011, 2015-2019

Omaha Police Academy, Firearms Instructor Course, Instruction on Legal Issues regarding Firearms Instruction and Training, 2014

International Conference of Police Chaplains, Annual Meetings, Privileged Communications & 1st Amendment Separation of Church and State, 2009 – 2019

District Court Clerks Association of Nebraska, Annual Meeting, Involuntary Civil Commitment Procedures for Mentally Ill and Dangerous Sex Offenders, 2007

District Court Judges Association, Annual Meeting, Seminar of Sex Offender Registration Issues, 2007

National Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Annual Meeting, instructed on Registration Issues Concerning Convicted Sex Offenders, 2006

Sarpy County Law Enforcement, Use of Force Seminar, 2004