THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES STEVEN E. ACHELPOHL TO THE FEDERAL BENCH The President today nominated Steven E. Achelpohl to the U.S.
District Court for the District of Nebraska.
Steven E. Achelpohl, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been a sole practitioner since 1994. Prior to opening his own practice, Achelpohl was a partner at the law firms of Smith, Peterson (1992-1993), Schumacher & Gilroy (1983-1987), and Schumacher & Achelpohl (1987-1992); and an associate and then partner at the law firms of McGrath, North, Mullin & Krazt, P.C. (1977-1978) and Dwyer, O'Leary and Martin, P.C. (1980-1983). He also served as an instructor at both the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Creighton University School of Law. Achelpohl began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Donald R. Ross of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1975-1977). Achelpohl received his B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1972 and his J.D. degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College of Law in 1975.