March 20, 2018

Dirk V. Block to be Sworn In as a Judge of Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court

Lincoln, NE – The swearing-in ceremony of Dirk V. Block as a judge of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court will take place at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in the Warner (East) Chamber, off the Rotunda on the 2nd Floor of the Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K St., Lincoln, Neb.

A reception for the new judge will take place on the 1st Floor of the Capitol, Room 1023, following the ceremony.

Presiding Judge John R. Hoffert will administer the oath of office at the ceremony. The public is invited to attend.

Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Block to replace Judge Laureen K. Van Norman, who will retire on Jan. 5, 2017.

For more information regarding workers’ compensation in Nebraska, please visit the court’s website at, or call the court’s information line at 1-800-599-51 55 or 402-471-6468.

Source: NE WCC

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