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About Douglas County Circuit Court

Presiding Judge: Honorable Frances Burge    


To contribute to the quality of life in our community by fairly and impartially administering justice in the most effective, efficient, and professional manner possible


Work together to serve the public.
Treat the public and each other with courtesy and respect.  
Be ethical in all that we do.
Communicate honestly and openly.
Be sensitive and caring.
Welcome and value individual differences and diversity.
Reward well intentioned and well reasoned risk taking.
Praise and reward fully, discipline sparingly.
Be energetic and hard working.
Make every day in the court both
productive and positive.