Hon. Paul G. Wess

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Hon. Paul G. Wess

Judgeship

2013-Present
County Court Judge, 12th Judicial District
Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux counties

2014-Present
Presiding Judge of the 12th Judicial District, County Court

Experience

2002-2013
Wess Law Office, Sole Practitioner

Chadron,Nebraska

2004-2013
Dawes County, Public Defender

2006-2013
Sheridan County, Contract Public Defender

2009-2011
Box Butte County, Deputy Public Defender

2007-2008
Box Butte County, Deputy Public Defender

Education

University of Nebraska College of Law, 2001
Juris Doctorate

Chadron State College, 1992
Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude)

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Nebraska State Bar Association

Honors and Publications

CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Family Law Practice, 2001
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Clinic, 2000
University of Nebraska College of Law Outstanding Civil Clinic Student, 2000