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1994 – present
Judge of the Separate Juvenile Court, Douglas County, Nebraska, 4th Judicial District

1991 – 1994
Douglas County Deputy
Omaha, NE

1987 – 1991
McGill, Parsonage & Lanphier, P.C.
Omaha, NE

1978 – 1984
Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus, member

Creighton University School of Law, 1987
Juris Doctorate

Marquette University, 1983
Teacher’s Certificate - English

University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1976
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts

National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges Trainings,
Judicial/Lawyer Mediation, Office of Dispute Resolution, State of Nebraska

Judicial/Law Related Activities
2016: Douglas County Unified Family Court Pilot, Co-chair

2015-present: Supreme Court Probation Services Committee

2014-present: Operation Youth Success Steering Committee

2014-present: Robert F. Kennedy Dual Status Youth Practice Network, Co-chair

2014-present: Inns of Court, Chair, Albert G. Schatz Pupilage

2014-present: Parenting Act Subcommittee

2013-present: Implementation of Impact from Infancy, Lead Judge

2013-present: Judicial Branch Education Curriculum Committee

2013-present: Judicial Branch Education Advisory Committee

2012-present: Youth Impact! of Douglas County, Co-chair

2011: National Center for Juvenile Justice, Board of Fellows

2009-2010: National CASA Board

2006-present: Participation in Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative

2005: Established Zero To Five Family Drug Treatment Court

2004-present: Governor’s Commission on the Protection of Children

2004-present: Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts, Co-Chair

2002-2007: Child Victims Act Model Courts Project, Lead Judge

2000-2005: Nebraska Judicial Ethics Committee, Vice Chair 2004-2005

1999-2006: Nebraska Supreme Court Technology Committee

1999: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Centennial Society

1995-present: Nebraska Juvenile Judges Association; 1997-1998, President; 2014-2016, President

1994: Implementation of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for Douglas County

1994-present: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Permanency Planning for Children Advisory CommitteeChair, co-chair throughout the years, 2010 Core Committee member to enhance and update the Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse & Neglect Cases.

Additionally, over the years, member or co-chair of Judicial Education Technical Assistance Committee, Substance Abuse Committee, Mental Health Committee; participation in various projects, including Janiculum Project, Publication Development Committee for the Adoption and Permanency Guidelines : Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse

2011-present Past Presidents Committee
2010-2011 Immediate Past President
2009-2010 President
2008-2009 President-Elect
2007-2008 Vice President
2006-2007 Treasurer
2005-2006 Secretary
2005-2011 Audit and Finance Committee
2005-2006 Membership Committee Chair
1997-2003 Board of Trustees

1994-present: American Judicature Society

1994-present: Nebraska Court Improvement Project

1994-2014: Nebraska State Bar Association Juvenile Law Committee

1994-present: American Bar Association

1987-present: Omaha Bar Association; 2016-2017, President; 2015-2016, President Elect; 2014-2015, Executive Council
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