March 16, 2023
2023 Fellows Dinner Celebration
The Bar Foundation celebrated its 60th anniversary at the Annual Fellows Dinner on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at the Museum of American Speed.
January 31, 2023
Congratulations to the 2022 Class of Fellows!
Congratulations to our newest class of Fellows!

Selection to become a Fellow of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation is a prestigious honor bestowed annually on 30 lawyers. Selection is based on the following criteria: Integrity and character; distinction in the profession or community; contribution to the profession or the community; and contribution to the Nebraska State Bar Foundation.
December 26, 2022
Lincoln East High School Wins "We the People"
Five schools competed in Nebraska's "We the People" contest on Monday, December 19th and Lincoln East High School won the competition.
December 14, 2022
12 Teams Compete at Nebraska State Mock Trial
On December 5 and 6, twelve teams from around the state of Nebraska competed at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha, NE to win Nebraska High School Mock Trial.
December 13, 2022
Foundation Fellows Award Winners-Charles Gotch and Michael Mullin
Every year, the Board of Directors presents various Foundation Awards to publicly recognize lawyers who make significant contributions to the Foundation and who enhance the legal profession as a whole. Two Foundation Fellows have received awards this year: Charles Gotch and Michael Mullin.
November 8, 2022
Bench Media Committee Continues to Update and Improve Media and Court Relations
The Bench Media Committee has been working hard to ensure a professional and positive working relationship among Nebraska lawyers, courts, and the media.
June 16, 2022
Judge Rick Schreiner discusses the job of a judge in new video
Judge Rick Schreiner discusses the job of a judge in new video
May 31, 2022
New Mock Trial Scripts Used in Law Day Job Shadowing for 5th Graders
Law Day Job Shadowing is celebrated annually around the state of Nebraska. Groups of fifth graders spend an hour or more with lawyers, judges, court clerks, court reporters or other professionals, including law enforcement officials. The fifth graders typically visit government offices or the local courthouse and do activities such as a mock trial. 
May 17, 2022
Dan Jewell Trial Institute 2022 Application Open
The next Dan Jewell Trial Institute has been scheduled for July 8-9, 2022 and it will take place at Creighton University. The application is available.
May 17, 2022
Congratulations to Creighton Preparatory School's Mock Trial team for finishing 13th at National High School Mock Trial
The 2021-2022 National High School Mock Trial season is complete. Teams competed virtually at the host state in Michigan. The state of Nebraska was represented by Creighton Preparatory School from Omaha, NE. Creighton Preparatory finished 13th at National High School Mock Trial Championships. Congrats!