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State v. DeJong

S-15-0028 State (Appellee) v. Susan M. DeJong (Appellant)

Jefferson County District Court, Honorable Paul W. Koeslund

Attorneys: Susan M. DeJong (Pro se Appellant) --- Erin E. Tangeman (Attorney General’s Office)

Civil: Postconviction Relief

Proceedings below: The district court denied Appellant’s petition for postconviction relief.

State v. Russell

S-15-0037, State of Nebraska v. Darnell L. Russell

Douglas County, Hon. Gary B. Randall

Attorneys: Daniel R. Stockmann (Appellant); Austin Relph, Attorney General’s Office

Criminal: evidence admissibility; classification of felony; excessive sentence

Doe v. Piske (PFR)

S-15-0382 Jane Doe (Appellant) v. Kevin R. Piske and Associated Psychologists & Counselors, LLC

Madison County, Judge Mark A. Johnson

Attorneys: Steven J. Riekes, John J. Velasquez (Marks Clare & Richards LLC) --- no brief filed by Appellee

Civil: Denial of use of a pseudonym

Lingenfelter v. Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

S-14-1112 Burton P. Lingenfelter (Appellant) v. Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

Madison County District Court

Attorneys: Stephen D. Mossman and Ryan K. McIntosh, Mattson Rickets Davies Stewart & Calkins, for appellant. David A. Dudley and Colin A. Mues, Baylor Evnen Curtiss Grimit & Witt, LLP, for appellee.

Civil: Administrative, groundwater

Proceedings Below: Court sustained Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District’s (LENRD) motion for summary judgment.

Pierce v. Landmark Management Group, Inc.

S-14-0867, Sybille Pierce v. Landmark Management Group, Inc., et al. (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Michael Coffey

Attorneys:  Molly Adair-Pearson (Adair Pearson Law for Appellant) – Craig Martin (Lamson, Dugan)

Civil: ADA and FMLA

State v. Weichman

S-15-0368 State v. Michael Weichman (Appellant)

York County, Judge James C. Stecker

Attorneys: George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office) --- Mark Porto (Shamberg Wolf McDermott & Depue) (Appellant)

Criminal: First degree sexual abuse of an inmate, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-322.02

In re Interest of Mya C.

A-15-0204, In re Interest of Mya C., Latoya M. and David M., Jr., children under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. David M., Sr. (Appellant)

Lancaster County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Reggie L. Ryder

Attorney for Appellant:  Laura A. Lowe, P.C.

Attorney for Appellee:  Lory A. Pasold (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Termination of parental rights

In re Interest of Gavin S. ***

A-14-1124, In re Interest of Gavin S. and Jordan S., children under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Lacy S. (Appellant) and Daniel S. (Appellee)

Lancaster County, Separate Juvenile Court Judge Toni Thorson

Attorney for Appellant:  Lisa F. Lozano

Attorney for Appellee:  Alicia B. Henderson, Joshua L. Christopher (County Attorney’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee (Father): Sanford J. Pollack (Pollack & Ball, LLC)

Juvenile Action:  Adjudication and Termination of Parental Rights

State v. Tyson

A-15-0054 State v. Laronn R. Tyson (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Kimberly Pankonin

Attorney for Appellant: James J. Regan  

Attorney for Appellee:  Douglas J. Peterson and George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action: Possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person

Action Taken by Trial Court:  A jury found the appellant guilty of possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person and the trial court sentenced him to 16 to 20 years’ imprisonment.

Burns v. Burns

A-14-0789, Michael P. Burns v. Kerry E. Burns (Appellant)

Adams County, District Court Judge James E. Doyle, IV

Attorney for Appellant:  Matt Catlett

Attorney for Appellee:  Robert M. Sullivan (Sullivan Shoemaker, PC, LLO)

Civil Action:  Modification of a dissolution decree

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court modified the decree, and on appeal, this court affirmed.

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