Hon. William T. Wright

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Hon. William T. Wright


2007 - present 
Judge of the District Court, 9th Judicial District
Hall & Buffalo counties


1978 - 2007
Private practice of law
Kearney, NE


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1977
Juris Doctorate

University of Iowa, 1970
Bachelor of Arts

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
United States Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees

Nebraska State Bar Foundation Job Shadow Program, host judge
Nebraska Bar Commission, past member
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Language Access Committee, representing District Court

Community Activities

Habitat for Humanity, volunteer
Knights of Columbus, Saint James Chapter of Kearney, member
Kearney Literacy Council, volunteer
Kearney Catholic High School Foundation Board, former Board member
Kearney Catholic High School Activities Association, former Board member

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Speaker winner, Nebraska Allen Moot Court Appellate Competition
Winner, Nebraska College of Law Client Counseling Competition
National Client Counseling Team
University of Nebraska National Moot Court Team
Allen Moot Court Board
Order of the Barrister


1970 - 1974
United States Army Commissioned Officer