Hon. Chad M. Brown

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1717 Harney Street, Courtroom 306
(402) 444-7343
(402) 444-3444

Hon. Chad M. Brown


2018 - present
Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court, Douglas County


Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Deputy County Attorney
Omaha, NE

Chad Brown Law Offices, Private Practitioner
Omaha, NE

Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Deputy County Attorney
Omaha, NE

Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Law Clerk
Omaha, NE


Creighton University School of Law, 2002
Juris Doctorate
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1998
Bachelor of Arts

Judicial/Law Related Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 2018-present
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Nebraska Supreme Court Commissions/Committees
Exhibit Review and Rule Proposal Committee
Access to Justice Commission
Probation Services Committee. Chair of the "Rethinking Status Youth in the Courts" sub-group
Juvenile Justice System Enhancement - Nebraska (JJSEN)
Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative, Co-Chair of Domestic Violence sub-groug

Nebraska Judges Association
Nebraska Separate Juvenile Judges Association, member, 2018-present

Legal Community Activities

Safe and Together Institute Core Training - September 2021
Robert M. Spire Inns of Court, 2017-2018
National Judicial College, 2018
Omaha Police Department Statistics Committee, 2011-2014
1184 Treatment Team, 2004-2006
Foster Care Review Board, 2004-2006

Community Activities

ABA Mock Trial regional and national competitions, Judge, 2012-2018
Professor Colin Mangrum’s Advanced Trial Practice Teams, Judge, 2004-2018
Camp Kitaki, Volunteer Counselor, 1994-1998
Youth Sports Coach, Various teams, 1992-present


"How we arrived at Safe and Together, Douglas County Nebraska's Journey to Systemic Change," Safe and Together Institute's North American/European Conference, January 2022  

Honors and Awards

Michael Offner Memorial Award for Judicial Leadership, 2022 CIP Children's Summit
Safe and Together Institute Champion Award,  2022
Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Award – Division Award, 2003


November 2022