Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed David K. Arterburn ’77 to the Fourth Judicial District vacancy for the Nebraska Court of Appeals.

Arterburn has served as a district court judge for the Second Judicial District of Nebraska since 2005. Previously he worked as an assistant attorney general at the Nebraska Department of Justice and as a special assistant United States attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office.

Arterburn holds an Associate of Arts in Communication from York College and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).  Additionally, he earned a Master of Arts in Organizational Communication from UNL and a Juris Doctor from UNL Law School.

The Fourth Judicial District for the Court of Appeals consists of portions of Douglas and Sarpy Counties.

Judge Arterburn will guest lecture at York College on April 5.