Hon. David J. Partsch

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Hon. David J. Partsch

Judgeship 

2019 -present 
Judge of the County Court, 2nd Judicial District 
Cass, Otoe, & Sarpy counties 

Experience

2007-2019 
Otoe County Attorney's Office, County Attorney 
Nebraska City, NE

2013-2019 
City of Nebraska City, City Attorney 
Nebraska City, NE 

2014-2019 
Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations, Presiding Commissioner
Lincoln, NE 

2005-2007 
Otoe County Attorney's Office, Deputy County Attorney 
Nebraska City, NE

2005-2008
Hoch & Partsch, Attorney 
Nebraska City, NE

2003-2005
Partsch Law Office, Solo Practioner 
Nebraska City, NE

2001-2003 
Jewell, Collins, Delay & Gray, Attorney 
Norfolk, NE

1999-2001 
Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations, Legal Counsel 
Lincoln, NE

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Law, 1999 
Juris Doctorate, With Distinction 

Creighton University, 1997 
Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude 

Judicial/Law Related Professional Activities 

Nebraska Supreme Court Commissions/Committees
Committee on Inquiry, District 5, 2018-2019

Professional Affiliations 
Nebraska State Bar Association, 1999-present 
Nebraska County Attorneys Association, 2005-2019 
2nd Judicial District Bar Association, 2005-present 
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, 2018-2019 
National District Attorneys Association, 2005-2019

Nebraska County Judges Association 
Member, 2019-present

Community Activities 

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 2015-2019
Volunteer Judge at Grether Moot Court Competition, UNL College of Law, 2018
Partners for Otoe County, 2018-2019 
CHI St. Mary's Health Community Board of Directors, 2010-2019
Rotary Club of Nebraska City, 2003-present 
Nebraska City High School Mock Trial Team, Attorney Coach, 2005 
Nebraska City Community Foundation Fund Advisory Committee, 2004-2017 
Youth Basketball Coach, 7th & 8th Grade LCC, 2014-2015 
Nebraska City High School Alumni Foundation, 2003-2013 
Greater Nebraska Science and Engineering Fair Board, 2004-2013 
Ambassador Rehabilitation & Wellness Center Advisory Board, 2006-2008 
Nebraska City Downtown Deyelopment Group, 2004-2007 
Arbor Day Committee, 2004-2007 
Nebraska City Board of Adjustment, 2004-2007 
Northeast Community College Paralegal Advisory Committee & Adjunct Instructor for Legal 
Writing, 2001-2002 
Teammates Mentor, 1999-2001 

Honors and Awards 

National Top 10 Animal Defender, Animal Legal Defense Fund, 2019

Speeches & Publications 

Guest Speaker, Prosecutor 101 Bootcamp, "Bond, Preliminary Hearing, and Plea in
Abatement," 2019 
Guest Speaker, Nebraska Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee Criminal Justice and 
County Attorney's Conference, "Legislative Update," 2013-2017 
Guest Speaker, NSBA Government & Administrative Practice Section Seminar, "The Ethical 
and Professional Responsibilities of Government Lawyers," 2016