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October 4, 2011, 10:30 a.m. CT

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Gov. Heineman Appoints Jacobsen and Stacy of Lincoln to 3rd Judicial District

 

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today announced his appointments of Stephanie Stacy and Andrew Jacobsen, both of Lincoln, to serve as District Judges in the 3rd Judicial District in Lancaster County.

Stephanie Stacy, 49, has practiced law for 20 years in Nebraska and currently serves as a partner at Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt, LLP. She serves as an adjunct faculty member currently teaching child advocacy and previously teaching pre-trial litigation at the University of Nebraska, College of Law. She has been a member of the Nebraska Bar Association since 1991. Stacy, both individually and with colleagues, has been published in a book and several articles appearing in The Nebraska Lawyer and the Nebraska Law Review. Stacy is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, College of Law.

Andrew Jacobsen, 48, has practiced law for more than 20 years in Nebraska, and currently serves as a Deputy Lancaster County Attorney. In his work for the Lancaster County Attorney’s office, Jacobsen was assigned to the general criminal division prosecuting felony crimes and has specialized in the prosecution of homicide, homicide by child abuse and shaken baby syndrome cases. Jacobsen was named the 2003 Prosecutor of the Year by the Nebraska Conservation Officers Association. He has been a member of the Nebraska Bar Association since 1989, and is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, College of Law.

These vacancies are due to the retirement of Judge Jeffre Cheuvront and the new judgeship position created in 2009 by L.B. 35.

 

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