Judge Douglas Luebe has been named County Court Presiding Judge of the 6th Judicial District (Cedar, Dodge, Dakota, and Washington Counties) for the year 2014. The Nebraska Supreme Court approved the nomination of Luebe, whose name was submitted by his fellow county court judges for the leadership position.
Judge Luebe practiced law for almost 20 years in Nebraska before being appointed to the county court bench in 2003.
As presiding judge, Luebe has primary responsibility for overseeing the delivery of county court services within the 6th Judicial District. He will serve as the liaison to other agencies of local and state government for the courts of the district and to the Nebraska State Bar Association and the media.
Presiding judges also bear the responsibility for the hiring, evaluation, and discipline of county court staff and provide county courts in the area with direction in matters of local district policy.