Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Mentors to Receive Award Tomorrow

Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Mentors to Receive Award Tomorrow

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT:     Ed Malk, the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Lead Mentor has received an award from The Berry Law Firm. The Berry Law Firm will be presenting Mr. Malk with a $500 check for his volunteer work with the court. Ed is the lead mentor of the 10 mentor team, consisting of volunteer veteran mentors.   

WHO:       Award presented by: Andrew Strotman, Berry Law’s General Counsel and a USMC Veteran. Also present will be Riley Northup from the Berry Law Firm.

Veterans Treatment Court Mentors:

  • Ed Malk, Lead Mentor
  • Bob Selig, Mentor
  • John Arias, Mentor
  • Jerry Cummings, Mentor
  • Bob Holbert, Mentor
  • Bob Tooker, Mentor
  • Bonnie Bessler, Mentor
  • Mike Sheets, Mentor
  • Dr. William Jackson, Mentor
  • Greg Halloway, Mentor

WHEN:     (TOMORROW) Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm at the Veterans Treatment Court hearing

WHERE:   Lancaster County District Court - 575 S 10th Street, Lincoln
                    Judge Otte’s courtroom, #34

WHY:          Berry Law firm accepted nominations for a 2019 ‘Reward a Veteran’ award. The Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Team was nominated and the lead mentor, Ed Malk, was selected at the individual winner for this award.

Veterans Court Mentor Oath:
I am forever conscious of every Veteran under my charge, and by example will inspire him or her to the highest standard possible. 
I will strive to reintegrate my Veteran back into society. 
I will live by the credo, “leave no Veteran behind,” and will give them the support only I, a Veteran, can give.  
I will never forget that I am responsible to my fellow Veterans, and the Veterans Treatment Court program, and the law. 

HOW:       Cameras will be allowed without prior authorization, check with Dean Rohwer Veterans Treatment Court Coordinator, before taking photos.

For interviews or additional information please contact Dean Rohwer, Veterans Court Coordinator: dean.rohwer@nebraska.gov

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Janet Bancroft | Public Information Officer | Operations Division
Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation
P:  402-471-3205| C: 402-429-7635
janet.bancroft@nebraska.gov |www.supremecourt.ne.gov