Hon. Thomas K. Harmon

Hon. Thomas K. Harmon

Hon. Thomas K. Harmon

Douglas County Court
1701 Farnam Street
(402) 444-6890


2011 - present 
Judge of the County Court, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County

Presiding Judge of the 4th Judicial District, County Court


2003 - 2011
Private practice of law
Omaha, NE
1990 - 2003
Respeliers & Harmon, PC
Omaha, NE
1985 - 1990
Respeliers & DiMari, Associate
Omaha, NE
1983 - 1985
Douglas County District Court Judges, Law Clerk and Research Associate
Omaha, NE


Creighton University School of Law, 1983
Juris Doctorate
Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD, 1980
Bachelors of Arts
Magna Cum Laude

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Participated in and Completed Courses at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada
Passed the Judicial Studies Examination with high distinction
Participated in and Completed Nebraska Supreme Court Judicial Leadership Program, 2015 - 2016
Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Judicial Member from the Fourth Judicial District, Commission on Children in the Courts

Nebraska County Judges Association
Member from the Fourth Judicial District


Honors and Awards

2015, 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 the Foundation.

Recognition for contributions to the legal program for Volunteers Assisting Seniors, service as the attorney for Legal Clinic he helped establish in 2004 and providing pro bono legal advice to the elderly, 2010
Foster Grandparent Program Certificate of Appreciation, 2009
Volunteer Service Award, Volunteers Intervening for Equity, 1994 & 2006
Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, 2003
Senior Companion Program Award of Recognition, 2001
Mount Marty College Distinguished Alumnus Award, 1993

Teaching & Publishing

Nebraska High School Mock Trial Competition - Regional Coordinator for Omaha area Schools 2012 - present
Volunteers Assisting Seniors, developed and taught in the training  class and accounting review for guardians and conservators since 1994, pro bono; 
Author, articles dealing with all aspects of probate law, guardianships and conservatorships, in 16 publications for the National Business Institute, 1996 - present
Lecturer/Author, on aspects of the Nebraska Juvenile Code


Revised January 2021