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August 20, 2012, 9:20 a.m. CT

Jen Rae Hein

Gov. Heineman Appoints Tami Schendt of Broken Bow to County Court Eighth Judicial District


(Lincoln, Neb.)  Gov. Dave Heineman today announced his appointment of Tami K. Schendt of Broken Bow, to serve as County Judge in the 8th Judicial District. This district consists of Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Howard, Keya Paha, Loup, Rock, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler counties.

Schendt, 44, has practiced law for 19 years in Nebraska, and currently serves as Custer County Attorney and has held this position since 1995. Previously, she served as Broken Bow City Attorney and Deputy Custer County Attorney.

Schendt is a co-coordinator of the Nebraska Mock Trial Competition, 8th Judicial District, serving as presiding judge for several competitions. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law and has been a member of the Nebraska Bar Association since 1993.

This vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Gary G. Washburn.

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