March 16, 2017, Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, Ninth Judicial District

March 16, 2017, Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, Ninth Judicial District

Thursday, February 9, 2017

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 9th Judicial District (consisting of Buffalo and Hall Counties) will hold a public hearing in the County Courtroom #1 at the ­­­­Hall County Courthouse (111 W. 1st Street) in Grand Island, Nebraska, beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of County Judge due to the retirement of Judge Philip M. Martin, Jr., effective January 31, 2017. The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening. Persons, if any, wishing to publicly comment favorably on qualifications should attempt to coordinate with the candidates. Public comments, if any, in opposition to candidates will be received at the hearing. 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., Thursday, March 16, 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/2602/ninth-district-county-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.