Lincoln, NE~~Gov. Dave Heineman announced the appointment of Rachel Daugherty of Grand Island to the District Court, 5th Judicial District today.
The 43-year-old Daugherty has been an attorney and shareholder in the Law Office of Myers & Daugherty in Grand Island since 2009. Earlier in her career she was the Deputy County Attorney in the Hall County Attorney’s Office.
The vacancy in the district is due to the retirement of Judge Michael J. Owens. The 5th Judicial District consists of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward and York counties.