July 13, 2016, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, Third Judicial District

July 13, 2016, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, Third Judicial District

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Room 2200, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of District Judge due to the retirement of Judge Steven D. Burns, effective May 31, 2016. The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening. Individuals interested in applying for the position can obtain a Judicial Vacancy Application package from the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://supremecourt.ne.gov/5014/judicial-vacancies-and-judicial-nominati.... Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016. A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/2595/third-district-district-court. 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, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.