Hon. Timothy E. Hoeft

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P.O. Box 255
(308) 995-6561
(308) 995-6562

Hon. Timothy E. Hoeft


2013 - Present
Judge of the County Court, 10th Judicial District
Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps, and Webster counties

2015,  2016, 2019, 2020
Presiding Judge, 10th Judicial District, County Court


1995 - 2013
Phelps County, County Attorney
1992 - 2013
Special Prosecutor
Harlan, Buffalo, Franklin, Kearney, Furnas, and Adams Counties
1990 - 2013
Private practice of law
1990 - 1994
Phelps County, Deputy County Attorney
Prof. Ed Birmingham, Research Assistant
Creighton University
1988 - 1990
Smith, Peterson, Beckman and Wilson, Law Clerk
Council Bluffs, IA


Creighton University School of Law, 1990
Juris Doctorate

Kearney State College, 1987
B.S. Political Science/Criminal Justice

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Nebraska State Crime Stoppers Board, Member, 2001 - Present
Central Nebraska Drug Court Executive Board, Member
Central Nebraska Drug Court Planning Committee, Member
Traffic Diversion Committee NCAA, Member
Nebraska Child Support Enforcement Association
Governor’s Task Force for Information Sharing as it relates to Child Abuse and Neglect Investigations, Member
American Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association, 1990
U.S. District Court of the State of Nebraska, 1990

Civic/Community Related Activities

Family Advocacy Network, Board of Directors, 2008 - Present
Holdredge TeamMates Board of Directors, Chairman, 2007 - 2013
High School Football Official, 1998 - 2013
Volunteer Firefighter and E.M.T.
YMCA Youth Activities Volunteer
Coach for youth soccer, softball, basketball, wrestling, football, and baseball
Mock Trial Performance Judge

Honors and Publications

Nebraska County Attorney’s Association, President, 2006


Revised January 2020