Closing a Practice (Practice Management for Nebraska Lawyers)
Presented by the NSBA Senior Lawyers Section
This manual addresses process steps and considerations, including ethical issues, for a lawyer voluntarily closing a practice. Forms and checklists are included.
Hon. Alan Brodbeck, NSBA Senior Lawyers Section Chair
Robert T. Grimit, NSBA Senior Lawyers Section Vice-Chair
Thomas J. Fitchett, NSBA Senior Lawyers Section Executive Committee Member
David B. Smith, NSBA Senior Lawyers Section Executive Committee Member
Walter E. Zink II, NSBA Senior Lawyers Section Executive Committee Member
Dennis G. Carlson, Nebraska Counsel for Discipline (1981-2014)
Lorrie B. Benson, Nebraska State Bar Association
William J. Lindsey, Jr., Gross & Welch, PC LLO
Charles F. Noren, Attorney at Law
William E. Olson, DeMars Gordon Zalweski & Wynner
Mark A. Weber, Nebraska Counsel for Discipline
Bradley J. White, Farm Credit Services of America
In addition to the authors’ knowledge and experiences, many resources shaped this practice manual. In particular the authors recognize the American Bar Association resources located on its website, americanbar.org; Planning Ahead: A Guide to Protecting Your Clients’ Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death, published by the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund; and Roy S. Ginsburg, J.D., and The Hennepin Lawyer, the magazine of the Hennepin County (Minn.) Bar Association.
Published: August 2015
Updated: October 2017
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