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Ervin v. Associated Staffing, Inc.

A-15-0102, Shantel Ervin v. Associated Staffing, Inc. (Appellant)

Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Michael K. High and Judge John R. Hoffert

Attorney for Appellant:  Andrew R. Portis (Nubel Law Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  No brief filed.

Civil Action:  determination of temporary benefits

Wilson v. Waste Connections, Inc.

A-14-1162, Craig M. Wilson (Appellant) v. Waste Connections, Inc.

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Michael K. High

Attorney for Appellant:  Mark R. McKeone (Mark R. McKeone, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Melvin C. Hansen (Hansen, Lautenbaugh, & Buckley, LLP)

Civil Action:  Workers’ Compensation

Kester v. Kester

A-14-1055, Jennae Marie Kester v. Jeremy Paul Kester (Appellant)

Antelope County, District Court Judge Mark Johnson

Attorney for Appellant:  Jane F. Langan (Rembolt Ludtke LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jason S. Doele, Tracey L. Buettner (Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson & Buettner, PC, LLO) and Martin V. Klein (Carney Law, P.C.)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage; Custody

Cohrs v. Bruns

A-14-0740, Lana S. Bruns (Appellant) v. Dan Cohrs (Cross-Appellant)

District Court for Douglas County, District Judge Duane C. Dougherty

Attorney for Appellant:  Stephanie W. Milone

Attorney for Appellee/Cross-Appellant:  Jon J. Puk (Woodke & Gibbons Law Firm)

Civil Action:  Child custody and child support modification.

Dunlap v. Dunlap

A-14-1169 Christopher J. Dunlap (Appellant) v. Shawna I. Dunlap (Appellee/Cross-Appellant)

Thayer County, District Court Judge Vicky L. Johnson

Attorney for Appellant:  Daniel L. Werner, (Daniel L. Werner, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Ronald R. Brackle

Civil Action:  Modification of a Decree of Dissolution 

In re Conservatorship of Mueller

A-14-780 & A-14-971, In re Guardianship and Conservatorship of Lorine Mueller; Margo Loop, Guardian and Conservator v. Cheryl Mueller (Appellant)

Platte County, County Judge Frank J. Skorupa

Attorney for Appellant: Clark J. Grant (Grant & Grant)

Attorneys for Appellee: Heather S. Voegele and Brenda K. Smith (Dvorak & Donovan Law Group, LLC)

Civil Action: Probate; Guardianship and Conservatorship

State v. Trice (20)

S-14-1139 State v. De’Aris R. Trice (Appellant)

Madison County District Court, Judge James G. Kube

Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Patrick P. Carney (Carney Law Firm) (Appellant)

Criminal: Murder, 2nd degree

Proceedings below: After a bench trial, the district court found Appellant guilty of 2nd degree murder and sentenced him to 40 years to life imprisonment.

State v. Nolan

S-15-0106 State v. Joshua Nolan (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorneys: Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office) --- Joshua Nolan (Pro se Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court issued an order denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

Issues: The district court erred in denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

State v. Poe

S-14-1106 State v. Ryan L. Poe (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorneys: Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office) --- Michael J. Wilson & Glenn Shapiro (Shaefer Shapiro, LLP) (Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court issued an order denying Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief following an evidentiary hearing.

Smith v. Smith

S-14-0994 Jennifer Ann Smith (Appellee) v. Darren Ray Smith (Appellant)

Lincoln County District Court, Judge Donald E. Rowlands

Attorneys: Nancy S. Johnson (Conway, Pauley & Johnson, P.C.) --- Monelle M. Beal (Nichols Law)(Appellant)

Civil: Modification

Proceedings below: The trial court determined there was no material change in circumstances, denied all relief requested by Appellant and ordered Appellant to pay $17,000 in attorney fees and costs.

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