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.


Trump nominates Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly for U.S. Attorney for Nebraska

OWH 11/18/17

Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly will do a great job as U.S. attorney for Nebraska, according to the woman who held the job last.

“He will seamlessly transition into that position,” said Deborah Gilg, who served as the U.S. attorney for Nebraska during President Barack Obama’s two terms in office.

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Human trafficking report applauds Nebraska for sending ‘a strong message’

OWH 11/16/17

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s efforts to combat human trafficking now rank firmly above the national average, seven years after the state earned a failing grade.

Shared Hope International gave Nebraska a score of 86 out of 100 on Wednesday in its 2017 report card of state laws aimed at reducing the sexual exploitation of children.

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Melanie Young, Chief Deputy in Buffalo County and incoming 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.

2017  Conference Dates:

2017 Spring Conference

May 17-19, 2017
Holiday Inn
Kearney, NE

2017 Fall Conference

October 11-13, 2017
The Graduate Hotel
Lincoln, NE


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