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48-153.01. Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court judge; eligibility.No person shall be eligible for the office of judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court unless he or she:(1) Is at least thirty years of age;(2) Is a citizen of the United States;(3) Has been engaged in the practice of law in the State of Nebraska for at least five years, which may include prior service as a judge;(4) Is currently admitted to practice before the Nebraska Supreme Court; and(5) Is a resident of the State of Nebraska, and remains a resident of such state during the period of service.This section shall not apply to a person serving as a judge of the Nebraska Workmen's Compensation Court on August 24, 1979, who continues to serve as a judge of the Nebraska Workmen's Compensation Court after August 24, 1979, and prior to July 17, 1986, and who continues to serve as a judge of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court on and after July 17, 1986. SourceLaws 1979, LB 237, § 6; Laws 1986, LB 811, § 82.