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Gov. Ricketts Appoints Mary “Peg” Stevens to the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County

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Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Appoints Mary “Peg” Stevens to the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Mary “Peg” Stevens of Elkhorn to the Separate Juvenile Court of Douglas County.

 

Stevens, 58, has been a partner at Carlson & Burnett LLP in Omaha since 2008.  At the firm, she specialized in juvenile and family law, representing clients in dissolution of marriage, custody and child support modifications, paternity actions, adoptions, guardianships, and juvenile law matters.  Previously, she served as a Deputy County Attorney in Sarpy County and as Special Prosecutor for Douglas County.

 

Stevens holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, with an emphasis in Juvenile Delinquency, from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and a Juris Doctor from the Creighton University School of Law.  She is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, and the Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association.

 

Stevens is also active in the community, serving on the board of nonprofit organizations such as Release Inc., Rejuvenating Women, and The Omaha Home for Boys, among others.

 

She fills one of two vacancies created by the retirement of Judge Douglas F. Johnson and the resignation of Judge Elizabeth G. Crnkovich.

 

The primary office location of this judgeship will be in Douglas County, Nebraska.