|Petersen appointed judge|
Hamilton County deputy county attorney C. Jo Petersen has been appointed to the county court, 5th Judicial District by Gov. Dave Heineman.
Petersen, 52, currently serves as deputy county attorney for Saunders and Hamilton counties. She is also a private practice attorney focusing on general law. Previously, Petersen served as deputy county attorney for Butler, Polk and Platte counties, and served as Seward County attorney for eight years.