March 14, 2017, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, First Judicial District

March 14, 2017, Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy, First Judicial District

Monday, February 13, 2017

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 1st Judicial District (consisting of Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Court Courtroom at the Gage ­­­­County Courthouse in Beatrice, Nebraska, beginning at 2 p.m. on April 4, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska, or another site within the district to be determined by the appointed judge. 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 Daniel E. Bryan, Jr. effective December 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 website at http://supremecourt.ne.gov/5014/judicial-vacancies-and-judicial-nominati.... Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. March 14, 2017. 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/2592/first-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.