Hon. W. Mark Ashford

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Hon. W. Mark Ashford

Judgeship

2000 - present 
Judge of the District Court, 4th Judicial District
Douglas County

2016 - present
Presiding Judge, Veterans' Treatment Court of Douglas County
Omaha, NE

2011
Presiding Judge, Douglas County Young Adult Court
Omaha, NE
 
2008 - present
Judge of the Douglas County Adult Drug Court, District Court
Omaha, NE

2007
Presiding Judge of the 4th Judicial District, District Court 

1988 - 2000
Judge of the County Court, 4th Judicial District
Omaha, NE
 
1992-1993, 1996-1998
Presiding Judge of the 4th Judicial District, County Court
 

Experience

1980 - 1988
Douglas County Attorney’s Office
Omaha, NE
 

Education

Creighton University School of Law, 1978
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974
Bachelor of Arts - with honors

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Omaha Bar Association
Robert Spire Inns of Court, charter & judicial member
 
Nebraska State Bar/Local Attorney Association Committees
Nebraska State Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1999
Omaha Estate Planning Council, 1992 - 1999
National College of Probate Judges, member, 1990 - 2000
National Judicial College, member, 1989 - 2000
National College of District Attorneys, 1987 - 1988
Moot Court & Client Counseling, Creighton University Judge, 1985 - 2000
 
Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Judicial Advisory Committee
Gender Fairness Implementation Counsel, member 1996 - 2000
Gender Fairness Committee, Domestic Violence Section, chairperson, 1999
Probation Review Counsel, 1995 - 1998 
 
Nebraska District Judges Association
President, 2011 - 2012 
Secretary/Treasurer, 2009 - present
Executive Committee, 2009 - present
Court Reporters Committee, 2008 - present