Hon. Sheryl L. Lohaus

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Hon. Sheryl L. Lohaus


2011 - present 
Judge of the County Court, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County


2006 - 2011, Director
2002 - 2004, Associate Attorney
Gross & Welch PC LLO
Omaha, NE
2005 - 2006
Slusky Law & Mediation, associate attorney
Omaha, NE
1993 - 2002
Batt & Associates, PC, associate attorney
Omaha, NE
1992 - 1993
Legal Aid Society, staff attorney
Omaha, NE
1990 - 1991
Elsbernd Law Offices, associate attorney
Omaha, NE



Creighton University School of Law, 1990
Juris Doctorate
University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1985
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
University of Vienna Summer School, 1984
Certificate of Completion, International Relations, German

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
Robert M. Spire American Inns of Court
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Judge, High School Mock Trial competitions
Judge, Creighton University’s Negotiation competitions

Nebraska County Judges Association
Education Committee

Community Activities

Annual legal presentations to the Inns of Court
Coordinator, neighborhood mail fundraiser for American Cancer Society
School Board, member, St. James Seton School
Board Member, Madonna School
AYUSA International Host Parent, students from Japan & Germany
Omaha Law League Courthouse Tour Volunteer

Honors and Awards

Recognition Award, in recognition for dedicated advocacy, Legal Aid Society, 1993
Pi Gamma Mu, International Honor Society in Social Science, 1985
Delta Phi Alpha, German Honors Society, 1985
University of Nebraska-Omaha School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Rising Star Award, 2013