Hon. Francie C. Riedmann

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16617 Polk Street

Hon. Francie C. Riedmann


2012 - Present
Judge of the Court of Appeals, 3rd Judicial District
Antelope, Boone , Boyd, Burt , Cedar, Cuming,  Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, portions of Douglas, Holt, Knox, Madison , Pierce, Platte, portions of Sarpy, Stanton, Thurston, Washington, Wayne, and Wheeler counties


1999 - 2012
Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O, Shareholder and Director

1996 - 1999
Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin, LLP, Associate

1986 - 1996
Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O., Associate, Law Clerk, and Paralegal


Creighton University School of Law, 1993
Summa Cum Laude
Juris Doctorate

Kearney State College, 1985
Bachelor of Science

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
        Co-chair, Nebraska State Bar Association Appellate Practice Section (2015-2017)
Nebraska State Bar Foundation

Nebraska Supreme Court Committees
Co-Chair Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Guardianships and Conservatorships, 2012- present
Co-Chair Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts, 2018- present
JUSTICE County Court Automation Committee, 2012-2017
JUSTICE District Court Automation Committee, 2012-2017
Supreme Court Technology Committee, 2012-2017

Community Activities

High School Mock Trial Coach (2017-2018)
Citizen's Committee to Provide a Safe and Healthy Community for the Youth of Gretna
Friends of the Library, Gretna Public Library (past)
St. Patrick's Catholic Church Catechist (past

Honors and Awards

Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow: 
Selection to become a Fellow in the Nebraska State Bar Foundation is based on the integrity and character of the lawyer/judge. The Foundation recognizes established legal professionals who are dedicated to improving the administration of justice. Fellows are accredited by colleagues as leaders of the legal profession who contribute to the charitable and community education works of Foundation.

Litigation Counsel of America Fellow
American Jurisprudence Award (Trusts and Estates, Property, and Insurance)
Creighton Law Review Associate Staff