February 16, 2018, Application Deadline Set for Supreme Court Judge Vacancy, Fourth Judicial District

February 16, 2018, Application Deadline Set for Supreme Court Judge Vacancy, Fourth Judicial District

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

LINCOLN – On January 23, 2018, Justice Max J. Kelch resigned his position with the Nebraska Supreme Court effective February 15, 2018.  According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for Supreme Court Judge in the 4th Judicial District (consisting of portions of Douglas and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing in in the Sarpy County Boardroom, 1210 Golden Gate Drive (2nd floor, east side of Administration Wing) in Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018.  At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of Supreme Court Judge for the 4th Judicial District.

The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening.  Individuals interested in applying for the position can obtain a Judicial Vacancy Application package from the Nebraska Judicial Branch website at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/administration/attorney-services-division/judicial-vacancy.  Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. February 16, 2018.

A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/administration/committees-commissions/judicial-nominating-commission-supreme-court-fourth-district.

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471-3730.  For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.