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II. Membership

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   a. Attorney Members. Attorney members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Supreme Court after receiving nominations from the Executive Council of the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA). These nominations shall be for one attorney member from each of the six Supreme Court Districts in the state. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1011(A)(1).

   b. Initial Terms. With the first set of nominations for attorney members, the NSBA Executive Council shall also recommend the expiration of each member’s term according to the staggered term requirement in the Court Rules. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1011(B). Thereafter, terms will be for 3 years.

   c. Lay Members. Lay members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Supreme Court. Initial terms will be staggered so one member serves for I year, one member serves for 2 years, and one member serves for 3 years. Thereafter, terms will be for 3 years. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1011 (A)(2) and (B).

   d. Annual Nominations. Each year, following its October meeting, the Executive Council of the NSBA shall submit to the Supreme Court a nomination for appointment to each expiring term. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1011(A)(1).

   e. Consecutive Terms. Members may be appointed for, and serve, consecutive terms.

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