Hon. Marcena M. Hendrix

Hon. Marcena M. Hendrix

Hon. Marcena M. Hendrix

Douglas County Court
1819 Farnam Street
(402) 444-6890


1998 - present 
Judge of the County Court, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County


1986 - 1998
Deputy Public Defender, Douglas County
Omaha, NE
1984 - 1985
Urban Affairs Committee, Nebraska Legislature, legal counsel
Lincoln, NE

1983 - 1984
Private practice of law
Omaha, NE



University of Nebraska College of Law, 1983
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1980
Bachelor of Science

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Omaha Bar Association
University of Nebraska College of Law Alumni Council
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Judicial Structure & Administration Task Force, member
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Judicial Leadership Council
Nebraska County Judges Association

Board of Directors
Past President
Legislation Committee, co-chairperson
Judicial Education Committee
Member of the Courts Committee

Community Activities

Nebraska High School Mock Trial, judge
Montessori Parents Co-op for Children, Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

2007 Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow:  
Selection to become a Fellow in the Nebraska State Bar Foundation is based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge. The Foundation recognizes established legal professionals who are dedicated to improving the administration of justice. Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to the charitable and community education works of Foundation.

Teaching & Publishing

Lecturer, Adoption Education Seminar, 2002
Organizer, Media-Judges Outreach Luncheon