Welcome to Office of Federal Public Defender - District of Nebraska

The mission of the Federal Public Defender's Office is to ensure that the right to the effective assistance of counsel guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. §3006A, is enforced within the District of Nebraska on behalf of those who are unable to afford retained counsel and other necessary defense services.

"Case Management/Electronic Case Filing" (CM/ECF) has been implemented in the District Court of Nebraska. All new civil and criminal cases assigned after June 17, 2002 will be filed electronically. Please contact the district court training site if you have not yet received training or if you need to obtain an ID and password.

Omaha Main Office
222 S 15th St.
Suite 300N
Omaha, NE 68102
Toll free:855-690-9458
Fax:402-221-7884
Lincoln Branch Office
100 Centennial Mall North
112 Federal Building
Lincoln, NE 68508
Toll free:855-664-9214
Fax:402-221-7827