Media Releases

Media Releases

September 26, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: 5 th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court will be celebrating graduation at the Butler County Courtroom in David City. WHO: Judge Tina Marroquin, Host WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Butler County Courtroom 451 N. 5 th Street David City, NE 68832 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive...Read more
September 20, 2022
The Nebraska State Bar Commission has received the Supreme Court’s approval of its recommendation for admission to the practice of law in the State of Nebraska for those having fulfilled all of the requirements under Rule § 3-117 for admission. A swearing-in ceremony took place on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol. The Nebraska State Bar Commission, as part of the Nebraska Supreme Court Attorney Services Division, conducts testing and...Read more
September 16, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Jonathan J. Papik, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 12 th Judicial District (consisting of Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Bordeaux Room at Chadron State College, Student Center (1100 E. 12 th Street) in Chadron, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on October 27, 2022. At the hearing, the commission...Read more
September 16, 2022
Supreme Court Justices will welcome a group of high school students to oral arguments in the Supreme Court courtroom at the Nebraska State Capitol. Encouraging student groups to visit the courtroom is part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing community outreach and education efforts. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on September 26, 2022, Lincoln Southeast High School Business Instructor, Stephani Olson, will usher students into the courtroom to hear arguments in four cases, followed by an open...Read more
September 14, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court Judge in the 6 th Judicial District (consisting of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, Washington Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Board Room at the Dodge County Courthouse, 428 North Broad Street, in Fremont, Nebraska, beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022. At the hearing, the commission will receive information on the qualifications of...Read more
September 12, 2022
Hon. Robert R. Otte, District Judge for the 3rd Judicial District, is retiring November 27, 2022. Otte serves as a judge of the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court in addition to presiding full-time on the district court bench in Lincoln. In his retirement announcement to the Chief Justice and Governor, Otte wrote, “I am honored and humbled to have worked side by side with the talented, hardworking judges in this District. I am grateful to have been part of the Nebraska Judicial Branch...Read more
September 9, 2022
Robin Cobaugh, Assistant Clerk II for Keith County Court, has been selected to serve as Clerk Magistrate for Keith and Arthur Counties in Ogallala and Arthur, Nebraska. Cobaugh will begin work as clerk magistrate on September 30, 2022. “Robin has been an assistant clerk for the Keith County Court for twelve years and has experience in multiple case types. She will continue to provide exceptional service to the court and the public in her new role,” according to Trial Court Services Director...Read more
September 2, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judges Shelly R. Stratman and Timothy P. Burns of Omaha, Nebraska, were invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on September 1, 2022. The judges heard arguments in the case of S-21-419, State of Nebraska v. Jorge A. Galindo. Appellant Galindo was previously convicted on five (5) counts of First Degree Murder, for which he received five (5) death sentences. The Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed his convictions and sentences on direct appeal. State v. Galindo, 278 Neb...Read more
COA Travel
August 24, 2022
In honor of Constitution Day, the Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session on the campus of Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska, on September 15, 2022. The court session will celebrate ten years of the Court of Appeals College Campus Initiative, introduced in 2012 at Peru State College. The judges will divide into their customary morning and afternoon panels with three judges each to hold arguments at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. in the Kimmel Theatre at Midland University, 900...Read more
August 19, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration Please note the location change. WHAT: The District Court for the 4 th Judicial District Court of Nebraska is pleased to invite you to the Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court Graduation ceremony. WHO: Judge Horacio Wheelock Congressman Don Bacon, guest speaker WHEN: Thursday, September 1, 2022 2 : 00 p.m. WHERE: Legislative Chambers Omaha-Douglas Civic Center 1819 Farnam Street Omaha, NE WHY: For problem-solving court...Read more

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