Self-Represented Litigation Committee

Self-Represented Litigation Committee

Origin/Authorization: Nebraska Supreme Court consultation minutes created the committee February 26, 2003, the committee’s name was changed per consultation minutes January 22, 2015.  Nebraska Supreme Court consultation minutes made the committee a standing committee of the Access to Justice Commission, March 20, 2017.

Mission Statement: To engage in continuing analysis and study of the challenges which self-represented litigation poses for court staff, the judiciary, and the practicing bar; to continue assessment of the challenges to the right of self representation which the judicial system currently presents; to propose solutions or improvements in response to such challenges to the Nebraska Supreme Court; and to implement the recommendations of the Self-Represented Litigation Committee which the Nebraska Supreme Court approves.

 

Self-Represented Litigation Committee Programs & Services Page

 

Member Title/Organization Appointment Date

Judge Frankie Moore, Chairperson

Court of Appeals

3/14/12

Ann Borer

Director of the Douglas County Law Library

10/16/13

Christine Christopherson

Judicial Branch Education

2/28/18

Vacant

Access to Justice Specialist

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Judge Rachel Daugherty

District Court

2/28/18

Jennifer Rasmussen Deputy Court Administrator for Information Technology 12/11/19

Kelly Riley

Office of Dispute Resolution

12/11/19

Judge Leo Dobrovolny

District Court

10/16/13

Maureen Eck

State Library, Deputy Librarian

2/28/18

Marsha Fangmeyer

Attorney

10/16/13

Scott Hahn

Attorney

2/28/18

Judge Russell Harford

County Court

10/16/13

Muirne Heaney

Access to Justice Attorney, Legal Aid of Nebraska

2/28/18

Laurel Heer Dale

Director of Voluntary Lawyers Project, NSBA

2/28/18

Judge Timothy Hoeft

County Court

11/18/15

Doris Huffman

Executive Director Nebraska Bar Foundation

2/26/03

Catherine Mahern

Creighton Legal Clinic

2/26/03

Elizabeth Neeley

Executive Director, NSBA

10/16/13

Judge Michael Piccolo

District Court

1/22/15

Vicki Prince

Clerk of the District Court

2/28/18

CathyJo Reiman

Clerk Magistrate

10/16/13

Kevin Ruser

UNL Legal Clinic

2/26/03

Robert Sanford

Director of Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

2/27/08

Corey Steel

State Court Administrator

1/22/15

Judge Horacio Wheelock

District Court

2/28/18

Judge Julie Martin

Workers' Compensation Court 2/06/19
Dave Sommers Executive Director, Omaha Bar Association 2/06/19
Carole McMahon-Boies Attorney Services Administrator 2/06/19
Sheryl Connolly Trial Court Services Director, Administrative Office of the Courts 12/11/19
Staff    
Janet Bancroft