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Recent Decisions

Producers Livestock Marketing Association v. Peterson, No. A-10-436, 2011 WL 568742 (Feb. 15, 2011)(affirming $722,550 summary judgment on commodity hedge contracts)


Lakeside Feeders, Inc. v. Producers Livestock Marketing Association, 666 F.3d 1099 (8th Cir. 2012) (affirming summary judgment for lender on $1.5 million negligence, fraud & unjust enrichment claims by borrowers’ livestock manager)


Robertson v. Jacobs Cattle Company, 285 Neb. 859, 830 N.W.2d 191 (2013) (affirming trial court’s judgment of dissociation in family ranch partnership and considering matters of first impression regarding real estate capital gains for distribution as profit)


Wiles v. Wiles Bros, Inc. & Marvin C. Wiles, 285 Neb. 920, 830 N.W.2d 474 (2013) (holding that, for purposes of shareholder standing to dissolve Nebraska farm corporation, statutory requirements for nominee certificates will be strictly construed, and certificates are required for beneficial owners to have dissolution rights)


Lincoln Provision v. Puretz, No. 8:10-cv-344, 2013 WL 595212 (D. Neb. Feb. 15, 2013) (overruling Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment regarding valuation of kosher beef slaughter facility in Hastings, Nebraska)


Criminal Defense Results

June 2013, Lancaster County District Court. 2nd Degree Murder, Not Guilty of all counts (Self defense; State ultimately attempted to impeach its own blood expert.)


October 2014, Sheridan County District Court. Felony Criminal Mischief, Not Guilty of all counts (Lakota man accused of participating in unrest stemming from alcohol sales at border with Pine Ridge Reservation.)


July 2015, Sheridan County District Court. 2nd Degree Assault on Officer, Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony, Not Guilty (Man accused of throwing knife at deputy.)


May 2016, Sheridan County District Court. Possession of Controlled Substances with Intent to Distribute, Evidence suppressed (Man accused of possessing 240 grams of methamphetamine. The product of the search was ordered suppressed as a result of the Court finding that the Nebraska State Trooper had violated Defendant’s 4th Amendment rights.)


October 2019, Hall County District Court. 2 Counts of 3rd Degree Sex Assault of a Child, Not Guilty (Hispanic immigrant accused of touching niece.)


State v. Torres, 28 Neb. App. 758, 948 N.W.2d 288 (2020) (The Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Mr. Jaeger’s client and found that the State’s reliance on an ambiguous court record was insufficient to prove that Mr. Torres had notice of hearing. For that reason, Torres’s right to speedy trial was violated and the case was ordered dismissed.)


State v. Chapman, 307 Neb. 443, 949 N.W.2d 490 (2020) (The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mr. Jaeger’s client and found that a pending arrest warrant does not establish unavailability, and therefore, excludable time under the speedy trial statute. Consequently, the State failed to carry its burden to show that any time was excluded for speedy trial purposes; Chapman was entitled to absolute discharge.)

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Recent Case Results

Producers Livestock Marketing Association v. Peterson
A $722,550 judgment on commodity hedge contracts.

Lakeside Feeders, Inc. v. Producers Livestock Marketing Association
A $1.5 million judgment for a lender against the claims of the borrowers’ livestock manager.

Robertson v. Jacobs Cattle Company
Affirmed a trial court’s previous judgment of dissociation in a family ranch partnership.

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