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The Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association was formed in 1985. Benefits include networking, Continuing Legal Education credits, a listserv, brief bank, lists of experts in various fields, a bi-monthly publication, Habeas Corpus, which highlights issues trending in criminal defense law.

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Under the leadership of Sarpy County Public Defender Tom Strigenz, the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association teamed up with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College of Law to provide Criminal Law basics in an intense two day boot camp.     For the first time ever, students joined Nebraska lawyers to learn the tricks of the trade from legal experts around the state. Along with Nebraska’s top criminal defense attorneys, presenters included well respected former Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Nick Caporale.
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Under the leadership of Sarpy County Public Defender Tom Strigenz, the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association teamed up with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College of Law to provide Criminal Law basics in an intense two day boot camp.

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The Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association strives to serve the needs of criminal defense attorneys throughout Nebraska by conducting numerous seminars, publishing a newsletter and maintaining a brief bank.

Criminal defense attorneys often find themselves beleaguered from all sides. It is important that they maintain mutual support and that they be as knowledgeable as possible about the issues they confront.

Please explore this web site for more information about what NCDAA offers, and then join us in this important work.

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Lancaster County Public Defender opening

December 7, 2015

Lancaster County, Nebraska Public Defender Seeks Attorney

The Lancaster County, Nebraska Public Defenders Office (Lincoln, Nebraska) has an opening for one attorney. The position is an entry level position and the attorney will be responsible for representing youth in the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Nebraska. The applicants should have an interest in juvenile and adult criminal defense litigation and exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills. Starting salary is for entry level Attorney I ($60,305.44) with an excellent benefit package.

Applicants should send a current resume, 3 references, a writing sample, and a transcript of their law school grades to the attention of Monica Ross, Administrative Services Officer, Lancaster County Public Defender’s Office, 633 South 9th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Those to be interviewed will be contacted no later than Friday, January 8, 2016.

Annual Banquet and Don Fiedler Awards Presentation!

October 7, 2015

Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Banquet and Award Dinner at Pasta Amore Restaurant in Omaha’s Rockbrook Plaza off of 108th and Center on October 17, 2015. View details

Elonis v. United States: The Supreme Court Weighs In on Prosecuting Online Threats

June 11, 2015

At Anthony Elonis' trial for making threatening posts on Facebook, the prosecutor told the jury it didn't matter what Elonis actually intended, as long as a reasonable person would perceive his statements as a true threat. In reversing Elonis' convictions last week, the Supreme Court held that in a prosecution for threats proof of the defendant's intent actually matters a great deal. More

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November 5-6 2015
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