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State v. Grimes

A-14-181, State v. Grimes (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Gary B. Randall

Attorney for Appellant:  W. Patrick Dunn

Attorney for Appellee:  George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of a firearm by a prohibited person

Herman Trust v. Brashear 711 Trust

A-13-0895 to A-13-0897, Herman Trust v. Brashear, LLP, et al. (Appellants)   

Douglas County, District Judge Timothy P. Burns

Attorney for Appellants:  Steven D. Davidson (Baird Holm, L.L.P.)

Attorney for Appellee: James P. Waldron and Christopher J. Tjaden (Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O.)

Civil Action: Motion to Dismiss/Motion for Summary Judgment

State v. Anderson

A-14-0319, State of Nebraska v. David A. Anderson (Appellant)

Sarpy County, District Court Judge

Attorney for Appellant:  Patrick J. Boylan (Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Austin N. Relph (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

Action Taken by Trial Court:  Anderson was convicted of the above offense.

In re Conservatorship of Trobough

A-13-0815, In re Conservatorship of Marie J. Trobough, a protected person, Lorraine D. Bain (Appellant) v. Lynne Timmerman-Fees, Special Conservator, and Gloria Clippinger, an interested party

County Court for Douglas County, County Judge Darryl R. Lowe

Attorney for Appellant:  Susan J. Spahn (Walentine O’Toole Law Firm)

Attorneys for Appellee (Clippinger):  Daniel Hassing, Robert J. Murray, and Kyle Wallor (Lamson Dugan Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee (Timmerman):  Kirk E. Goettsch (Goettsch Law Firm)

Civil Action:  Conservatorship

Hartley v. Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha

A-14-0050, Kristina J. Hartley (Appellant) v.  Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha

Douglas County, District Judge Marlon A. Polk

Attorney for Appellant:  Joy Shiffermiller (Shiffermiller Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Mark Mendenhall (Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha)

Civil Action:  Gender Discrimination, Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act

State v. Vance

A-14-0009, State of Nebraska v. Jeremiah L. Vance (Appellant)

District Court for Lancaster County, District Judge John A. Colborn

Attorney for Appellant:  Shawn D. Elliott (Lancaster County Public Defender’s Office)

Attorney for Appellee:  Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  First degree sexual assault of a child, third degree sexual assault of a child

Nelson v. Riley

A-13-1018, Nelson (Appellant) v. Riley  

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorney for Appellant: Bernard J. Glaser, Jr.

Attorney for Appellee: Gail S. Perry & Robert B. Seybert (Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt)  

Civil Action:  Negligence

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court sustained the appellees’ motion for summary judgment based upon the affirmative defense of sudden loss of consciousness.

O'Brien v. O'Brien-Hytrek

A-13-0984, Christopher P. O’Brien (Appellant) v. Traci O’Brien-Hytrek

Sarpy County, District Court Judge David Arterburn

Attorney for Appellant:  Justin A. Quinn

Attorney for Appellee:  James A. Adams (Law Offices of James A. Adams, PC, LLO)

Civil Action:  Bailment, Conversion, and Fraud

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court granted Appellee’s motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.

State v. Mucia

A-14-0070, State of Nebraska v. Gregory M. Mucia (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Karen Flowers

Attorney for Appellant:  Sean J. Brennan

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of Child Pornography

Action Taken by Trial Court:  After a bench trial, the court found Appellant guilty of one count of possession of child pornography.