Hon. Derek C. Weimer

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P.O. Box 217
(308) 254-2814
(308) 254-7832

Hon. Derek C. Weimer


2009 - present 
Judge of the District Court, 12th Judicial District
Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, & Sioux counties


2007 - 2009
Scotts Bluff County Attorney’s Office, county attorney
Gering, NE
1999 - 2007
Private practice of law, partner/associate
Gering, NE



Creighton University School of Law, cum laude, 1999         
Juris Doctorate

Simpson College, magna cum laude, 1995
Bachelor of Arts - International Relations & History

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Wyoming State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
President, Nebraska State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Nebraska High School Mock Trial Project, District 12 Regional Coordinator, 2010 to present
Annual Law Day Job Shadowing for 5th Graders, Host, 2009

Community Activities

Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, Simpson College, 2012
Youth League Coach (soccer and t-ball), 2012
St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Musician, 2012
Epsilon Sigma Honor Society, Simpson College, 2010
NE Early Childhood Interagency Coordinating Council
Former member, 2006 - 2009
Former member, Steering Committee, 2008 - 2009
Golden Halo Foundation, founder, 2005
Court Appointed Special Advocates, 2002 - 2003
Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy, board member, 2001 - 2009

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Service Award, Foster Care Review Board, for work as Guardian ad litem