LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Michael McCormack, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Room 2200, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of County Judge due to the retirement of the Honorable Jean A. Lovell effective May 1, 2012.
The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening. Individuals interested in applying for the position must do so on an approved form available through the Chairperson of the Commission or the Office of the State Court Administrator, P.O. Box 98910, Lincoln, NE 68509. The application form may also be printed from the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/forms/supremecourt-judicial-vacancy.shtml
. Completed applications must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2012, to the Chairperson, Justice McCormack, at the above-stated address or delivered to the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court, Room 2413, State Capitol.
For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471- 3730. For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.