Dr. Dan Zieg teaches criminal justice courses at Concordia as an adjunct instructor. Zieg earned his bachelor of arts in both political science and public administration, with a minor in business, from Buena Vista University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska, College of Law. Zieg has been a Deputy County Attorney in the Lancaster County, Nebraska Attorney’s Office since 2011.
As a Deputy County Attorney, Zieg has:
- Conducted 31 jury trials and numerous bench trials
- As the Chief Traffic Prosecutor, prosecuted felony traffic offenses and motor vehicle homicides, conducting both jury and bench trials
- Prosecuted misdemeanor traffic violations, conducting both jury and bench trials
- Prosecuted juvenile law violators and parents accused of child abuse and neglect of their children
- Represented Lancaster County in various types of civil litigation, including property tax protests and claims made pursuant to the Political Subdivisions Tort Claims Act
- Presented cases to the grand jury for their investigation
- Trained new attorneys in litigation rules and tactics
- Earned 2017 MADD Prosecutor of the year
- Instructed law enforcement and correction’s staff on testifying in court
Dr. Dan Zieg's Academic Programs
A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will allow you to study and become an expert in the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts and corrections. Through the criminal justice program at Concordia Nebraska, you’ll learn to use scientific perspectives and methodologies to examine society’s response to crime in local communities and around the world.
Criminal Justice - Online
Prepare for a career in law enforcement, the courts or corrections and adopt the most effective measures to effect positive change in your community through Concordia University, Nebraska's online Bachelor's program in Criminal Justice. Through innovative community-building, deescalation and security frameworks, students are prepared to enter the workforce directly or pursue graduate-level study.