March 3, 2016, Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, Third Judicial District

March 3, 2016, Application Deadline Set for County Court Judge Vacancy, Third Judicial District

Thursday, February 11, 2016

LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County 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, March 24, 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 County Judge due to the retirement of Judge James L. Foster, effective January 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., Thursday, March 3, 2016. A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/2594/third-district-county-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.