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Coffey v. Planet Consulting, LLC

S-13-0194, William D. Coffey (Appellant) v. Planet Group, Inc.

Douglas County, Hon. Shelly R. Stratman

Attorneys: Theodore R. Boecker for Appellant Coffey; Julie Schultz Self, Heather Voegele-Anderson, and Kristin M.V. Farwell (Koley Jessen) for Appellee.

Civil: Breach of Contract / Nebraska Wage Payment and Collection Act

In re Trust of Batt

S-12-1226, In re Matter of the Trust Created by Lawrence I. Batt

Douglas County, Judge John E. Huber and Judge Darryl E. Lowe

Attorneys: D.C. Bradford and Ryan Dougherty (Bradford & Coenen, LLC) for appellant Valerie H. Batt; Bruce Vosburg and Gerald L.Friedrichsen (Fitzgerald, Schorr, Barmettler & Brennan, PC, LLO) for co-trustees; appellees.

Civil: Trust Administration Proceeding

Wisniewski v. Heartland Towing, Inc.

S-13-0171, Victoria Wisniewski (Appellant) v. Heartland Towing, Inc. v. Christopher Hawes

Douglas County, Hon. W. Mark Ashford

Attorneys:   Robert S. Sherrets---Christopher P. Welsh

Civil: Attorney Fee Award in Personal Injury Case

Proceedings below:  After a judgment was entered in Victoria Wisniewski’s favor in this personal injury case, the district court granted her attorney’s motion to pay attorney fees and costs from the judgment that had been deposited with the court.

Ensign v. BNSF Railway Company

A-13-0112, Randy Ensign (Appellant) v. BNSF Railway Company

District Court for Box Butte County, District Judge Travis P. O’Gorman

Attorneys for Appellant:  Andrew W. Snyder (Chaloupka Holyoke Law Firm) & Roger C. Denton & Elizabeth Wilkins (Schlichter Bogard Law Firm)

Attorneys for Appellee:  Nochole S. Bogen & Thomas C. Sattler (Sattler & Bogen)

Civil Action:  Action under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act

Oak Hills Highlands Association, Inc. v. Levasseur

A-12-1173, Oak Hills Highlands Assoc., Inc (Appellant) v. LeVasseur, et al. 

Douglas County, District Court Judge Peter C. Bataillon

Attorney for Appellant:  Ben Thompson (Thompson Law Office, PC, LLO)

Attorney for Appellee:  Albert M. Engles, James C. Boesen (Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, PC)

Civil Action:  Suit to Foreclose Condominium Assessment Liens

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the appellees.

Horner v. Horner

A-12-1043, Tamara E. Horner (Appellant) v. Robert A. Horner (Cross-Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

Attorney for Appellant:  Paul J. Gardner, Kevin J. McCoy, Aaron F. Smeall (Smith, Gardner, Slusky, Lazer, Pohren & Rogers, LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jeffrey A. Wagner (Schirber & Wagner)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

Wilson v. Wilson

A-12-1031, Jon R. Wilson (Appellant) v. Kelly M. Wilson

Dodge County, District Court Judge Geoffrey C. Hall

Attorney for Appellant:  Bradley D. Holtorf (Sidner, Svoboda, Schilke, Thomsen, Holtorf, Boggy, Nick & Placek)

Attorney for Appellee:  Denise Frost (Johnson & Mock)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

Matthews v. Matthews

A-12-920, Matthews v. Matthews (Appellant)

Sarpy County, District Court Judge Max Kelch

Attorney for Appellant:  Justin A. Quinn

Attorney for Appellee:  Gerald D. Johnson (Johnson & Peckny, L.L.C.)

Dissolution Action:  Complaint to Register Foreign Judgment, Modification of Custody, and Petition to Remove Minor Child From The Jurisdiction

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court registered the foreign judgments, and denied the appellant’s request to modify custody and remove the minor child from the jurisdiction.

OSC Ambassador, LLC v. Blum

A-12-0349,  OSC Ambassador, LLC, et al. (Appellants) v. Blum, et al.

Douglas County, District Court Judge W. Mark Ashford

Attorney for Appellants:  W. Patrick Betterman, Lindsay E. Pedersen (Law Offices of W. Patrick Betterman)

Attorney for Appellee:  Patrick R. Guinan (Erickson, Sederstrom, P.C., LLO)

Civil Action:  Application to Release Lis Pendens