Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed Joseph Dalton of Waverly to the Third Judicial District County Court.
Dalton, who is 53, is currently the Chief Deputy Attorney for Seward County.
Prior to that, Dalton was the President of Dalton Law Office and served as the Deputy County Attorney for the Juvenile Division of the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office.
Dalton has also served in the Nebraska Air National Guard and is Waverly city councilmember. Dalton replaces Judge John Freudenberg who was appointed to the Nebraska Supreme Court.