Aaron Bourne

New deputy Washington County attorney Aaron Bourne commutes to Blair from Omaha.

Aaron Bourne, who was recently hired as the newest deputy Washington County attorney, is a 2000 graduate of Millard North High School. He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) in 2006 with a degree in history and a minor in political science. He received his master's degree in history from UNO in 2009, and graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2013.

Aaron Bourne

Hometown: Omaha

Family: Parents Kelly and Liz Bourne, younger brother Burke, younger sister Keelin and son, Jason.

Q: Where did you work prior to becoming a deputy Washington County attorney?

A: I worked at the Madison County Public Defender's Office from 2013 to 2014, Creditor's Rights Law Firm Gurstel Chargo from 2014 to 2015, and the Box Butte County Attorney's Office from 2015 to 2017.

Q: Why did you want to become an attorney?

A: I felt law would be an interesting field that would allow me to make a positive impact in the community.

Q: What do you enjoy about practicing law?

A: Every day brings new challenges and opportunities to help people.

Q: What is the most challenging part of your job?

A: The most challenging part of being a prosecuting attorney for me is dealing with crimes against society's most vulnerable citizens, especially children.

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