Hon. Candice J. Novak

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1717 Harney Street, Courtroom 202
Omaha
Nebraska
68183
Phone
(402) 444-6856
Fax
(402) 444-3573

Hon. Candice J. Novak

Judgeship

2020 – present
Judge of Separate Juvenile Court
Douglas County

Experience

2018 – 2020
Juvenile Court Attorney, Sarpy County Juvenile Court
Papillion, NE

2010 – 2020
Private practice of law, Solo practitioner
Omaha, NE

2006 – 2010
Private practice of law, Associate Attorney
Omaha, NE

2005 – 2006
Private practice of law, Solo practitioner
Omaha, NE

2004 – 2005
Private practice of law, Associate Attorney
Omaha, NE

Education

Creighton University School of Law, 2004
Juris Doctorate

College of Saint Mary, 2001
Bachelor of Arts, Paralegal Studies

Judicial/Law Related Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
National Counsel of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Member

Professional Appointments and Projects
Nebraska State Bar Association Juvenile Law Section, Legislative Committee Co-Chair, 2020
National Association of Counsel for Children, Nebraska State Coordinator, 2020 – current
National Association of Counsel for Children Law Office Project 2.0
American Bar Association Solo, Small Practice and General Practice Division
American Bar Association Law Practice Division

Judicial and Law Related Activities

Nebraska Guardian ad Litem Project, Co-founder, 2015 – current
Douglas County Zero to Three Family Drug Treatment Court, Member, 2007 – 2012

Community Activities

St. Joan of Arc Home and School Association, Member and Volunteer
Boys Town, Foster parent and foster care education and training presenter
St. Francis Ministries, Foster parent education and training presenter
Child Saving Institute, Foster parent education and training presenter
Latino Peace Officers Association, Volunteer
South Omaha Violence and Intervention & Prevention Partnership, Volunteer
Police Athletics for Community Engagement, Volunteer
Douglas County Juvenile Court National Reunification Day, Volunteer
Douglas County Juvenile Court Kids and Judges Day, Volunteer
Live On Nebraska, Volunteer
Vincent Chonis Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Event Coordinator