The Nebraska County Attorneys Association advocates for public policies that strengthen county attorneys’ ability to secure justice for crime victims and serve as legal counsel to their county.

We provide continuing legal education programs, service, support and resources to the county attorneys and staff to enhance and improve the quality of all prosecution throughout the State and facilitate access to best practices in law enforcement and public safety.


Gov. Ricketts Appoints Joel B. Jay to the County Court of the Eleventh Judicial District

Jay, 47, is currently the Deuel County Attorney.  In his role as Deuel County Attorney, Jay prosecutes or defends all suits, applications, or motions in which the county is a party or interested.  He also is the sole practitioner at Jay Law Office, where he handles cases in a variety of areas, including criminal, civil, and real estate transaction cases, and serves as the City Attorney for the City of Chappell. Governor’s Press Release.  




Increased judicial tampering penalties advanced

Lawmakers gave first-round approval April 16 to a bill that would increase penalties for witness and jury tampering. Unicameral Update



Melanie Young, Chief Deputy in Buffalo County and President of the Nebraska County Attorneys Association congratulates outgoing President, Brenda Beadle, Chief Douglas County Attorney.

Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Our Association is dedicated to helping Nebraska’s County Attorney’s provide the best possible public service in their dual role of Prosecutor and Civil Attorney for each of Nebraska’s 93 Counties.

NECAA | Nebraska Law Enforcement Spring Seminar Kearney, Nebraska | May 15 – 17, 2019 
Registration is available.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available contact:

Fall Seminar|Annual Conference – October 9-11, 2019 LaVista (In conjunction with the Nebraska Bar Association)

Nebraska County Attorneys Association Prosecutor of the Year Award

Nebraska County Attorneys Association Prosecutor of the Year Award
Congratulations to Joe Kelly, U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, as the 2017 recipient of the Nebraska County Attorneys Association Prosecutor of the Year. This year’s award was presented by Pat Condon, Lancaster County Attorney.


Membership in the Association is open to County Attorneys and their deputies.