Hon. Steven B. Timm

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Hon. Steven B. Timm


1980 - present
Judge of the County Court, 1st Judicial District
Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer counties

2007 - 2009, 2015 - 2016
Presiding Judge of the 1st Judicial District, County Court



1976 - 1980
Gage County Attorney’s Office, deputy county attorney
Beatrice, NE

1975 - 1976
Private practice of law
Lexington, NE

1973 - 1974
Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, law clerk
Lincoln, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1974
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1971
Bachelor of Science - Education

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Gage County Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Nebraska State Bar Association, Legislative Committee, 2000 - 2003 
Gage County Bar Association, president, 1977 - 1978

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
State Council of Interstate Compact for Juveniles, 2009 - present
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, lead judge 1st District, Gage County, 2006 - present
Criminal Instruction Sub-Committee, 2000 - present

Nebraska County Judges Association
Former president, 1989 - 1990
Personnel & Budget Committee
Waivers Committee, chairperson
Orientation Committee, subcommittee of the Education Committee, 2007

Honors and Awards

2004, Nebraska Supreme Court Distinguished Judge for Service to the Judiciary: 
Outstanding Judge is the highest honor given by the Chief  Justice to recognize members of the judiciary for meritorious projects and  exemplary accomplishments that enhance the vision of justice within Nebraska communities.

Teaching & Publishing

Presenter, "The Nuts & Bolts of Trial Practice," Annual County Judge’s  Seminar, 1998 - 2003
Presenter, Review of new legislation, Spring Judges Meetings Presenter, "Through a Continuing Legal Education: Civil Procedure,"  Annual Fall Seminar, 1979 - 2002
Speaker, On impact of the new notice pleadings law, Clerk Magistrates annual meeting, 2002
Teacher, UNL College of Law’s Young Lawyer's Seminar, criminal law, 1979  - 2003
Past Assistant Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 1975 - 1979