NECAA Prosecutor of the Year Award Recipient Shawn Eatherton, Buffalo County Attorney



Nebraska County Attorneys Association
Providing its members with quality training and education.

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.

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.

NECAA Past President Melanie R. Young, Chief Deputy Buffalo County Attorney, receives recognition for serving as President 2016-2018 from current President James Smith,  Solicitor General Attorney, Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. 



Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Protecting the public and preserving individual rights.

Scotts Bluff County Attorneys

The Scotts Bluff County Attorney and Scotts Bluff County Public Defender’s Office are currently accepting applications for Attorneys. Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school, member of the Nebraska Bar, good written and verbal communication skills. This position qualifies for Veteran’s Preference. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement. Applications taken until positions are filled.

To apply submit cover letter, resume and County application to: Personnel Department, 1825 10th Street, Gering, NE 69341. Posted: 8.30.20

For additional information call 308-436-6718 or go to

Scotts Bluff County is EOE/AA

Douglas County is seeking to hire a Deputy County Attorneys and Administrative Support Staff

Douglas County is seeking to hire Deputy County Attorneys and Administrative Support Staff

The positions are full-time and may be in either or Juvenile, Criminal, or Civil Divisions. The position includes health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits. Pay is commensurate with experience. Must be licensed to practice in Nebraska. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Brenda Beadle, or mailed to Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Attn: Brenda Beadle, 100 Hall of Justice, Omaha, NE 68183. Posted January 18, 2022   


Deputy Buffalo County Attorney

Experience preferred.  General Nebraska prosecution responsibilities, including, but not limited to: case review and preparation, criminal trials, juvenile court, advise law enforcement on legal issues, and serve as county coroner.  Salary DOE.  Benefit package.  Please submit a cover letter and résumé to:   Shawn R. Eatherton, Buffalo County Attorney, P.O. Box 67, Kearney, NE  68848-0067. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE/AA/Veterans Preference. EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

Hall County full-time Deputy County Attorney 

Duties will include various levels of criminal prosecution, child support enforcement including establishment of paternity and establishment, modification and enforcement of support orders, juvenile court, civil litigation and mental health board proceedings. Motivated individuals with a strong interest in criminal and civil litigation are encouraged to apply. Candidates with zero to three years’ experience and/or newly admitted attorneys with strong credentials will be considered. Admission to Nebraska Bar is required. Send cover letter, references and resume to: Martin R. Klein, Hall County Attorney, Position is opened until filled. Hall County is an EOE. Posted July 19, 2022

Reposted: Deputy County Attorney Platte County 

Deputy County Attorney Platte County 
The Platte County Attorney’s Office in Columbus, Nebraska, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Deputy County Attorney. This is a busy, four-attorney office with a capable support staff. Position offers a variety of responsibilities: felony, misdemeanor and infraction prosecution, child support enforcement, mental health commitment, juvenile court and coroner duties. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Breanna Flaherty, Platte County Attorney, 2610 14th Street, Columbus, NE 68601, or to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Reposted: February 13, 2023 

Lincoln County Deputy County Attorney

Deputy County Attorney
Criminal law prosecution
Salary: $75,000 plus benefits

Lincoln County Attorney’s Office
Rebecca Harling, County Attorney
301 N. Jeffers Street
Suite 101A
North Platte, NE 69101

Posted: April 12, 2023 


Dodge County Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time clerk, legal assistant, or paralegal

The Dodge County Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time clerk, legal assistant, or paralegal to join our team.

This position will focus on helping to lead our transition from a paper-based file management system to an electronic-based system.   Other general office duties will also be assigned.

If you are an honest, hard-working person with the appropriate skills and talents, please submit your cover letter, resume and references to