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Three Nominees Forwarded for District Court Judge Vacancy in the Fifth Judicial District

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Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Eric Maher, 402-471-1974



LINCOLN – The Judicial Nominating Commission for the District Court, Fifth Judicial District provided the following three names for the Governor’s consideration: Denise J. Kracl, Schuyler; Christina M. Marroquin, Seward; and Jason D. Mielak, Columbus.  The Fifth Judicial District of the District Court consists of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties.


The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy will be either Wahoo, Saunders County, Nebraska, or Schuyler, Colfax County, Nebraska.  The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Mary C. Gilbride.