Hon. Stephanie S. Shearer

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Hon. Stephanie S. Shearer

Judgeship

2017-present
County Court Judge, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County
 

Experience

2013 - 2017
Associate
Reagan, Melton & Delaney, L.L.P.
 
2000 - 2013
Deputy County Attorney Felony Prosecutor
Douglas County Attorney's Office
 

Education

Creighton University Law School, 2000
Juris Doctor
 
Georgetown University Law School, 1998
Italy Summer Study Abroad Program
 
University of Iowa, 1996
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
 

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Presiding Judge's Appointee to the Douglas County Sheriff's Merit Commission, 2015-2017
Nebraska State Bar Association Representative, District 4 House of Delegates, 2008-present
Creighton University, Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial Judging
Children's Hospital Mock Testimony for Medical Professionals, 2012
 
Special Training
DNA; Extensive training and trial work involving DNA
Trial Lawyers College - Voir Dire, 2016
University of Nebraska Medical Center LEND Training: Expert Witness Testimony, 2014
Battered Women's Justice Project, Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestice Violence, 2014
National Disrict Attorney's Association
     Career Prosecutor Course, 2011
     Trial Advocacy I, 2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Mock trial for Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Awareness
National Domestic Violence Conference, 2000, 2009
Douglas County Nebraska Sheriff's Office: 40 hour course in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 2007
End Violence Against Women International: International Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking Conference, 2005
Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives: Arson for Prosecutors, 2004
 

Speaking/Teaching Engagements

Presenter, Nebraska Paralegals Association 2015 Annual Meeting - Scientific Evidence in Criminal Law
Trainer, Omaha Police Department recruit class, section on Domestic Violence
Co-Presenter, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Annual Meeting, Pretrial Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence, 2014
Presenter, Southwest Iowa Lawyers League Annual Meeting - Cross Examination of the DNA Expert, 2013
Methodist College of Nursing: mock trial presentation for students in the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
 

Community Activities

YWCA Sexual Assault Task Force
City of Omaha Charter Review Committee Member, 2013