Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed Lancaster County Court Judge John Freudenberg to the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Ricketts has chosen Freudenberg, 58, to serve the Sixth Judicial District of the state Supreme Court.
“Judge Freudenberg brings extensive experience from the state and local level with him to the Supreme Court,” Gov. Ricketts said in a written statement released by his office. “His understanding of the law and history of working with partners across the justice system in Nebraska will be an asset to the court and its diverse body of work.”
Freudenberg handled criminal and civil cases during his time on the Lancaster County court.
Freudenberg served in the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. He is from western Nebraska. He was a partner at Smith, King, and Freudenberg in Gordon. He served as the Sheridan County Attorney from 2003-2007 and Deputy County Attorney in Scotts Bluff County from 1996-1998.
He is a graduate of Chadron State and the University of Nebraska College of Law.