Judicial Resources Commission to Hold June 27 Hearing

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Judicial Resources Commission to Hold June 27 Hearing

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing via video conference  on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine whether, based on the judicial workload statistics, judicial vacancies exist in the following locations:

1. Office of district court of the 12th Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge Randall Lippstreu, effective February 28, 2017, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

2. Office of county court of the 8th Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge Alan Brodbeck, effective March 31, 2017, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

3. Office of county court of the 2nd Judicial District, due to the appointment of Judge Stefanie Martinez to the district court bench, effective April 18, 2017, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., central time. The hearing will be held via video conferencing from the State Capitol Building, Room 1510, Lincoln, Nebraska, and will include participation from the following sites: (1) Omaha West Vocational Rehabilitation Office, 12011 Q Street, Omaha, Nebraska; (2) North Platte Vocational Rehabilitation Office, 200 S. Silber, Building 2, North Platte, Nebraska; and (3) Grand Island Vocational Rehabilitation Office, 203 E. Stolley Park Road, Suite B, Grand Island, Nebraska.

Following the hearing, the Commission will make a recommendation to the Legislature of its determination.

Commission members are:

Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, Chairperson

 
Stephen Bader, Bellevue Christopher Nielsen, Omaha
Charles E. Conrad, Hastings Robert J. Parker, Hastings
William Dittrick, Omaha Brian Phares, North Platte 
Timothy R. Engler, Lincoln John E. Samson, Blair
Coby Mach, Lincoln Lori Scherer, Beemer
Michael J. McCarthy, North Platte Mark M. Sipple, Columbus
Patrick R. McDermott, Schuyler Robert Slovek, Omaha
Robert B. O'Neal, Papillion Darlene Starman, Lincoln

Any member of the public may attend the Nebraska Judicial Resources Commission hearing in Room 1510 of the State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska, and present, either orally or in writing, any pertinent information concerning the existence of a judicial vacancy. Anyone who wishes to present written material at the hearing should furnish a copy of such material to the Chairperson at least one week prior to the hearing.

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471-3730. For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System at 711.