Hon. Geoffrey C. Hall

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Hon. Geoffrey C. Hall

Judgeship

2011 - present 
Judge of the District Court, 6th Judicial District
Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, & Washington counties

Experience

2000 - 2010
Private practice of law, Hall law Office, PC
Blair, NE
 
2003 - 2010
City of Blair, city attorney
Blair, NE
 
2002 - 2010
City of Tekamah, city attorney
Tekamah, NE
 
1990 - 2000
Private practice of law, Kelley, Lehan, & Hall, PC
Omaha, NE
 
1988 - 1990
Private practice of law, Shughart, Thomson, & Kilroy
Kansas City, MO
 
1988 - 1990
City of Parkville, city prosecutor
Parkville, MO

 

Education

Creighton University School of Law, 1988
Juris Doctorate

Kearney State College, 1983
Bachelor of Arts – Education, cum laude
 

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Burt/Washington County Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
American Association for Justice
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association
Federal Defender Criminal Justice Act, Panel Attorney
 
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Mock Trial Team Coach
     Mount Michael Benedictine High School, 2005 - 2010
     Chase County High School, Imperial, NE, 1983 - 1985 
Mock Trial Team Judge
      Omaha, Blair, Fremont, 1990 - 2010 
Volunteer Lawyers Project, pro bono work, 2000 - 2010
     Burt and Washington counties
 

Community Activities

Omaha Public Power District
     Chairman of the Board, 2002 - 2003 
     Board of Directors, 1996 - 2010
Blair Chambers of Commerce, 
     Board of Directors, 2001 - 2003 
University of Nebraska-Kearney Alumni Association
     Trustee, 2003 - 2010 
     Board of Directors, 2000 - 2003 
6th Judicial District Mental Health Board, chairman
Tekamah Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2002 - 2010 
Knights of Columbus, Member, 1983 - 2010 
Youth basketball and baseball coach
St. Francis Borgia Church, lector
 

Honors and Awards

Boston Marathon, completed, 2010
New York Marathon, completed, 2009
Chicago Marathon, completed, 2008
American Jurisprudence Award, 1987, Creighton University School of Law
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Academic All American, Track and Field, 1983
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Academic All American, Cross Country, 1982

Teaching & Publishing

Adjunct Professor, University of Health Sciences, legal medicine, Kansas City, MO, 1988 - 1990 
High School Teacher, Chase County High School, Imperial, NE, 1983 - 1985