LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed James M. Masteller of Omaha to the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District.

Masteller, 45, currently serves as a Deputy County Attorney for Douglas County.  In his 17 years with the Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Masteller has worked in the Juvenile and Criminal Divisions while trying 58 jury trials.  He currently serves as a Team Leader supervising six Deputy County Attorneys in the Criminal Division.

Before serving as Deputy County Attorney, Masteller was a Federal Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Shanahan with the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. More Information.