Hon. Linda A. Bauer

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Hon. Linda A. Bauer


2014 - present
Judge of the County Court, 1st Judicial District
Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer counties

2016, 2017, 2020
Presiding Judge of the 1st Judicial District, County Court


1996 - 2014    
Jefferson County Attorney
Fairbury, NE
1996 - 2014
Schwab & Bauer, P.C., Partner in private practice
Fairbury, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1996
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1988
Bachelor of Arts - Journalism

Judicial/Law Related Professional Activities

Nebraska State Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Vice President Tri-County Bar Association
Supreme Court Language Access Committee
Judicial Workload Equalization Committee
County Judges’ Association Education Committee
Judicial Branch Education Advisory Committee
Nebraska State Bar Foundation PEOPLE Bench Media Committee

Community Activities    

Fairbury Chamber of Commerce
Jefferson Community Health Center Board


GAL’s Guide to Immigration Law and GAL Practice Standards (June 2017)
County Judges’ Meeting (June 2017)


Revised January 2020