Hon. Mark A. Johnson

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Hon. Mark A. Johnson

Judgeship

2013 - present
Judge of the District Court, 7th Judicial District
Antelope, Cuming, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Stanton, & Wayne counties

Experience

1989 - 2013
Johnson, Morland, Easland & Lohrberg, P.C., partner
Norfolk, NE

1986 - 1989
Law Offices of Robert M. Cook, associate
Norfolk, NE
 
1985 - 1986
Dodge County Attorney's Office, Deputy County Attorney
Fremont, NE

1983 - 1985
Cunningham, Battershell & Bergin, P.C., associate
McCook, NE
 

Education

University of Nebraska College of Law, 1983
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska, College of Music, 1978
Bachelor of Science (Education)

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
House of Delegates, 2004 - 2013
Bankruptcy Section, 1990 - 1996, board member
Madison County Bar Association, former president, 2012,  treasurer, 1987-1989
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, member, 1990 - 2012, board member, 1999 - 2004
National Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 2000 - 2013
Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1994 - 2013
American Bankruptcy Institute, 1990 - 2005
National Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - 2013

Appointments

Nebraska Supreme Court Disciplinary Review Board, 2007-2013, Vice-Chair, 2011- 2012, Chair, 2013
Third Judicial District Committee on Inquiry, member, 1995-2007, Chair, 2006-2007
Assistant Nebraska Attorney General by special appointment of the Nebraska Attorney General, 2010 - 2011
 

Judicial Activities

Judicial Education Committee member for Nebraska District Judges Association
Nebraska Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, member
Volunteer Judge for Nebraska High School Mock Trial Competitions
 

Writing and Teaching

Guest Lecturer
     Nebraska State Bar Association/University of Nebraska cooperative project:  Farm Bankruptcy Seminar (1994)
     Exceptions to Discharge in Bankruptcy (1997) – University of Nebraska College of Law “How to” seminar
 

Teaching

Adjunct faculty, Northeast Community College, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1990 - 2000
Basic Money Principals program Instructor, District 7 Probation Office, 2011 - 2013

 

Community Service

Northeast Nebraska Community Concert Association, Board of Directors, 1987 - 2009, President, 1990 - 1992, 2007 - 2009
Oasis Counseling International, Inc., Board of Directors, 2010 to 2013
Norfolk Chamber Singers