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Three Nominees Forwarded for District Judge Vacancy in the Second Judicial District

Contact: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 


LINCOLN – The Judicial Nominating Committee for the District Court of the Second Judicial District provided the following three names for the Governor’s consideration: Michael A. Smith of Springfield; Stefanie A. Martinez, and George A. Thompson, both of Papillion.


The Second Judicial District for the Supreme Court consists of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy counties.  The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska.  The vacancy is due to the appointment of Judge Max J. Kelch to the Supreme Court.