Hon. Gerald R. Jorgensen

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P.O. Box 520
(308) 236-1229
(308) 236-1243

Hon. Gerald R. Jorgensen


1990 - present 
Judge of the County Court, 9th Judicial District
Buffalo & Hall counties
2010, 2017
Presiding Judge of the 9th Judicial District, County Court


1979 - 1990
Buffalo County Attorney’s Office, chief deputy
Kearney, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1978
Juris Doctorate
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Buffalo County Bar Association, former president
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
5th Grade Law Day Job Shadowing, participant, 2008
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, lead judge, 9th District-Buffalo County
Kearney’s National Adoption Day Celebration, host, 2009 – 2012 
Nebraska District Judges Association
Bench Book Committee, 2008 - 2009
Nebraska County Judges Association
President, 1998 - 1999 
Nominating Committee
Judicial Ethics Committee, Chairperson

Community Activities

Volunteer Off-Ice Official, Tri-City Storm Hockey Club, 2006 - present

Teaching & Publishing

Presenter, Nebraska County Attorney’s Association, 1986, 1992, 1993