Hon. Patrick M. Lee

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Hon. Patrick M. Lee


2021 – present
Judge of the District Court, 9th Judicial District
Buffalo and Hall counties


2011 – 2021
Deputy County Attorney
Buffalo County

2011 – 2021
Special Prosecutor
Adams, Dawson, Kearney and Phelps counties

2010 – 2011
Private practice of law
Omaha, NE


Creighton University School of Law, 2010
Juris Doctorate

Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts

Judicial/Law Related Associations

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association, Member

Nebraska Supreme Court Commissions/Committees
Supreme Court Technolgy Committee, 2018-present
Client Assistance Fund, Member, 2018-2021; Treasurer, 2019; Vice Chair, 2020; Chair, 2021

Honors and Awards

Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow, Class of 2021
Outstanding Young Lawyer, Nebraska Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2018
Outstanding Prosecutor, Nebraska Mothers Against Drunk Driving Hero Award, 2018


Considering the Impact and Implication of Birchfield on Intoxicated Driver Prosecutions, The Prosecutor, Volume 49/Number 4, October 2017