Six Submit their Names for District Judge in the First Judicial District

Six Submit their Names for District Judge in the First Judicial District

Friday, May 6, 2016

LINCOLN – Elizabeth D. Elliott, Firth; Thomas J. Klein, Wahoo; Louie M. Ligouri, Auburn; Ricky A. Schreiner, Cortland; Richard R. Smith, Cook; and Shaylene M. Smith, Crete, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 1st Judicial District consisting of Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, and Thayer counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Paul W. Korslund. The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be held in the District Courtroom at the Gage County Courthouse, 612 Grant Street, in Beatrice, Nebraska, beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Commission will review all applicants for the office at that time. The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening. 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.