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Guardianship in Nebraska: A Walk Through the Woods

Ethics in Claims and Settlements (Telephone)

Drafting Confidentiality & Nondisclosure Agreements (Telephone)

Thurgood Marshall's Coming! (Webcast)

Drafting Trust Distribution Clauses: Health, Education & Maintenances (Telephone)

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Apply for Admission to Practice Law In Nebraska 
The Nebraska Supreme Court (Court) exercises jurisdiction over admission to the practice of law in the state of Nebraska. The Court established the Nebraska State Bar Commission (Commission) to review all applicants and make recommendations to the Court for admission. The Commission oversees the administration of the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”) in Nebraska twice yearly for admission by examination. Applicants may apply for admission on motion if already licensed in another state or by UBE score transfer. For more information visit the Admission to the Practice of Law page on the Nebraska Judicial Branch website.

Learn More about Nebraska Judges
The Judicial Performance Evaluation is a biennial evaluation of Nebraska judges by Nebraska lawyers, coordinated by the Nebraska State Bar Association.  Evaluations are available for the past 6 years.  

Learn more about Law Related Education (LRE)
LRE seeks to help youth become citizens who contribute positively to their communities through the development of beliefs and values that support and underlie the rule of law, in addition to obtaining the necessary LRE knowledge and skills. The Nebraska State Bar Foundation has been designated as the State Center for Law-Related Education in Nebraska by Youth for Justice, a cooperative program supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the United States Department of Justice. The Foundation sponsors the Nebraska High School Mock Trial Project, Reaching the Age of Majority booklet, and various Law Day celebration activities as wells as newly emerging LRE programs and projects.

Nebraska State Bar Foundation
Doris Huffman
635 South 14th Street, Suite 120
PO Box 95103
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509

Contact  An Attorney
The NSBA provides a complete listing of contact information for all Active attorneys. To find an attorney, go to the Lawyer Search.

Contact Low Income Legal Services
Volunteer Lawyers Project is a Statewide volunteer legal services project and referral network founded on the belief that all citizens should have access to the legal system, regardless of ability to pay;   Legal Aid of Nebraska:For 50 years, Legal Aid of Nebraska has provided "dignity, hope, self-sufficiency and justice through quality civil legal aid for those who have nowhere else to turn." The fundamental goal of legal aid services is simple—to provide free legal representation to underprivileged citizens and to cultivate self-sufficiency among their clients.

File Complaint Against an Attorney
To file an official complaint againt a Nebraska attorney you need to contact the Supreme Court's Office for the Counsel for Discipline. For more information on the process visit their website.

File a Complaint: Unauthorized Practice of Law
The Commission on Unauthorized Practice of Law is established and administered by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

File Complaint Against a Judge
To file an official complaint against a Nebraksa judge download this form from the Supreme Court's website.

Submit a claim to the Client Assistance Fund
The Client Assistance Fund was established in January 1974 by the Nebraska State Bar Association. Its purpose is to reimburse a client who has suffered a financial loss due to the dishonesty of an attorney.

Find Free Legal Information
The Nebraska State Bar Association offers a series of free informational brochures and other publications on a variety of legal costs to individuals and libraries.  Other organizations and attorneys may purchase the brochures at a nominal cost for distribution to clients.  Información en español.

Find Information on Resources for Military Member and their Families
The Military Law Section is happy to provide a list of online resources to aid members of our Military and their dependents.

Find Information on Fee Arbitration
The purpose of Nebraska Legal Fee Arbitration Plan is to provide for the expeditious resolution through voluntary arbitration of disputes involving fees charged by attorneys.  As a service to the Courts, attorneys and clients, the NSBA now offers a voluntary legal fee arbitration program.

Find Legal Ethics Opinions
Pursuant to Rule of Discipline 5, the Lawyers' Advisory Committee may render, upon the request of a Nebraska attorney, an advisory opinion or an interpretation of the 'Rules of Professional Conduct' regarding anticipatory conduct on the part of the requesting attorney.   Ethics opinions issued since 1968 are available.

Find Information on Reporting of Legal Information
Nebraska Bar- Press Guidelines are a set of recommended standards for reporting, published by the Nebraska State Bar Association, Nebraska Broadcasters Association and Nebraska Press Association.

Find Other Legal Resources Online
Legal Resources

Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091; Toll Free (800) 927-0117; FAX (402) 475-7098