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.

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What do I do now?’ Sex trafficking victims face uphill battle to build normal life

When Megan Johnson escaped sex trafficking 10 years ago, there was hardly anyone who could help her.

“I remember thinking to myself, ‘I don’t have that much money,’” said Johnson, who is now the street outreach director at I’ve Got A Name. “I (also) remember thinking, ‘What do I do now?’”

It’s still a question most victims are faced with when they get out of sex trafficking, and one with no easy answer in a state that lacks many of the long-term resources needed for victims to recover and stay out of sex trafficking. Read More.

 

 

 

Editorial: Nebraska lawmakers need to consider increasing the penalty for witness tampering

Omaha World Herald Editorial September 9, 2018

The American legal system has an all-important obligation to deliver justice. When a defendant is found guilty of a heinous crime and of inflicting terrible suffering, for example, society needs to mete out serious punishment. Justice needs to be served.

But where, an Omaha father rightly asks, is the justice for his family in the wake of legal developments last week?

Kay LeFlore’s son — decorated Army Sgt. Kyle LeFlore — was gunned down in Omaha in January, leaving behind a wife and a 6-year-old son. But now the defendant, Larry Goynes, no longer faces first-degree murder charges in the case. The reason: The state’s key witness backed out.

Prosecutors allege that two people, including an aunt of the defendant, attempted to intimidate the witness, a 36-year-old woman. Read More.


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.


2018 Fall Seminar: Registration is Available.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available. 

October 17-19, 2018, DoubleTree Downtown, Omaha, NE


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

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